PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The widow of a man struck and killed on a South Dakota highway by the state's attorney general is attempting to block the release of her husband's mental health records.
A judge recently ordered several hospitals and clinics to provide records about Joe Boever's psychiatric state.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two transgender people sued Friday over a new Montana law that makes it difficult for transgender people to change the sex on their birth certificates.
Amelia Marquez and John Doe said in a lawsuit filed in Yellowstone County that the law signed this year by Republican Gov.
NEW DELHI (AP) — The messaging app WhatsApp has sued the Indian government seeking to defend its users’ privacy and stop new rules that would require it to make messages “traceable” to external parties.
LONDON (AP) — Europe's top human rights court ruled Tuesday that British mass surveillance and intelligence-gathering practices breached human rights laws, in a partial victory for civil rights groups that had challenged the practices exposed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police have been instructed to prevent citizens from filming them while policing demonstrations, a prominent lawyers group has said, sparking criticism and fears the move could lead to increased human rights violations...
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A judge has denied a request by news organizations including The Associated Press to unseal court records involving the mental competency of billionaire Tom Benson when he rewrote his will to give his third wife ownership of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans sports franchises...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota state senator on Tuesday pulled a bill that would have required school counselors to tell parents if their child expressed feelings of gender dysphoria or self-harm, saying he is yielding to an expected House bill related to parental rights...