Fair-Trial Concerns Raised in Murder of Iowa Student

A 20-year-old University of Iowa student went for an evening run in her hometown and did not return home. For five weeks the family’s desperate search for Mollie Tibbetts drew national attention, but the story took an ugly turn when Tibbetts’ lifeless body was found hidden in a cornfield and a Mexican immigrant was accused of her murder.

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Judge May Toss ACLU’s Suit Against Religious Immigrant Programs

A federal judge indicated Thursday she would toss a lawsuit accusing the U.S. government of violating the Constitution by funding religious groups that care for unaccompanied immigrant children and trafficking victims but deny them access to abortions and contraception.

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