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Deprived of Depositions, Judge Wins Wrongful Firing Suit Revival

Several claims by a former Newark, N.J., municipal court judge’s alleging disability bias and other abuses fueled her discharge were wrongly dismissed because she didn’t get a chance to collect potentially helpful evidence, a state appeal court ruled Wednesday.

Why the Deadly Fungus Candida Auris Is Scaring People: QuickTake

From athlete’s foot to dandruff, people have long been bothered by fungal infections. But health officials are warning that more severe fungal diseases are emerging globally. Case in point: Candida auris (C. auris), a deadly, often drug-resistant yeast. First described in Japan in 2009, today it’s found around the world, including the US, where it spread rapidly during the Covid-19 pandemic. While cases remain relatively few — and healthy people generally aren’t at risk — experts say that, if left unchecked, C. auris poses a serious global threat, though far from the fungal apocalypse portrayed in the hit HBO series The Last of Us.

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Beyond Abortion: The Fight Over Fetal Personhood Is Here

When do legal rights begin, at birth or before that? This video looks at the fetal personhood movement, and what it could mean for the future of abortion. We explore its history and the constitutional argument underpinning it.

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