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Updated on Aug. 10 at 4:45 p.m. ET

Immigration officials have returned a mother and daughter to the United States after they were deported, which had angered a federal judge who was hearing their lawsuit.

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Another lawsuit been filed against Chipotle Mexican Grill on Monday morning, after hundreds reported being sickened after eating at the chain's Powell location.

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge John Russo announced Monday that he is recusing himself from final sentencing of 32-year-old Franklyn Williams. During a hearing on July 31, after what Judge Russo said were 60 interruptions by Williams during a 54 minute hearing, Russo ordered Williams' mouth duct taped.

"In retrospect, while there is legal precedent for gagging a defendant to keep order in the court, I apologize for taking that action last week," Russo said.

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An attorney for the mothers of three transgender teens in Ohio said in a federal lawsuit filed Friday that a county judge has shown a disturbing pattern and practice of not allowing transgender children to legally change their names, refusals that can prove harmful and violates their constitutional right to equal protection.

President Trump has consistently declared that the Affordable Care Act — commonly referred to as Obamacare — is a broken mess, and after several unsuccessful attempts to repeal the national health care law, he has eagerly anticipated that it will "fail" and "implode."

Planned Parenthood Federation of America told NPR on Thursday it will be joining officials in a growing number of states to oppose a Trump administration proposal to withhold federal funds from family planning clinics that provide information about or refer women seeking an abortion.

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order on Tuesday that prevents the publication of online 3D blueprints for plastic yet deadly guns.

U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik said the untraceable weapons — which bear no serial numbers and can be printed from directions downloaded from the Internet — could end up in the wrong hands, The Associated Press reported.

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Ten more former students have sued Ohio State University over alleged sexual misconduct by a now-dead team doctor, accusing school officials of facilitating abuse by ignoring complaints and requiring some athletes to get physicals from him to maintain their sports participation and scholarships.

  Updated: July 25, 12:06 p.m.

A Hamilton County Judge is stopping Cincinnati officials from enforcing a recently approved ordinance banning the possession, use or sale of bump stocks in the city.  

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A fifth former wrestler is suing The Ohio State University over sexual abuse by longtime sports doctor Richard Strauss. The class-action lawsuit claims the university ignored concerns of misconduct throughout the two decades Strauss worked there.

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