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U.S. Navy, Courtesy of the Natural Resources Defense Council

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut has introduced a bill that would require the VA to pay for disability compensation for 1,600 veterans who were exposed to radiation in Palomares, Spain.

U.S. National Archive Record Administration via AP

When two Air Force planes collided in 1966, they released hydrogen bombs that sprinkled plutonium all over the Spanish countryside. Victor Skaar and nearly 1,600 service members got sick after cleaning the spill.

After Jennifer Thompson was raped, police in North Carolina showed her a series of photos and asked if she saw the man who did it. In one photo, she was sure she saw her rapist’s face.

Ebong Udoma

More than 300 demonstrators in New Haven, Connecticut, joined protests around the country on Friday over recent police killings of unarmed black men.

They chanted “black lives matter” in front of the New Haven Superior Court.  Prior to that, they formed a four-block-long human chain from Yale Law School to the court house.

Craig LeMoult

Longtime consumer advocate Ralph Nader organized a conference at Yale Law School yesterday to discuss issues related to whistleblowers and what he called the national security state.  He was joined by two lawyers who represent NSA leaker Edward Snowden and his family.