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Friday April 14th, 2023 morning edition

image for Clarence Thomas sold his childhood home to GOP donor Harlan Crow and never disclosed it. The justice's 94-year-old mom still lives there: ProPublica

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sold property to GOP donor Harlan Crow, ProPublica reported.

After the purchase, in 2014, Crow paid for $36,000 in improvements to the property.

Neighbors said Thomas's 94-year-old mother still lives at the home in Savannah, Georgia.

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Neighbors who spoke to the outlet said the home, where Thomas spent part of his youth, is still occupied by the justice's 94-year-old mother.

It is also in much better condition than before the sale, with Crow having invested $36,000 in improvements, ProPublica reported.

In a statement, Crow told ProPublica that he intends to turn the property into a museum dedicated to Thomas. »

Justice Department to take abortion pill fight to Supreme Court: Garland

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The Justice Department on Thursday said it would take the fight over an abortion pill to the Supreme Court after an appeals court ruling that would restrict access to the widely-used abortion pill mifepristone.

"The Justice Department strongly disagrees with the Fifth Circuit's decision in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. FDA to deny in part our request for a stay pending appeal.

Branches slightly obscure the facade of the U.S. Supreme Court building April 07, 2023 in Washington, DC. »

School choice for some Florida parents with vouchers: no grades, classes or homework

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When a Tampa Bay Times reporter asked to observe a day inside the tiny private school, the students considered the request and voted to allow it.

The school opened in 1997, modeled after the original Sudbury Valley School founded in Massachusetts in 1968.

Still, it seemed a lot of freedom to figure out, on their own, how to spend every day of a school year lasting nine months. »

Brazil’s Lula calls for end to dollar trade dominance

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