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Alexander Antonio Burgos Mejia was detained at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in 2017, when he went on a hunger strike to protest conditions at the facility. He said he and the other detainees suffered burns and other injuries after GEO Group staff used pepper spray. "I will never forget seeing the faces of my friends, seeing them crying," he said.

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Footage from a privately run immigration detention center in California shows eight men linking arms in a hunger strike. Officers responded with pepper spray, saying the men were inciting "rebellion."

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The Justice Department's civil rights division will examine conditions at four state prisons, including the oldest, Parchman, where a prison riot broke out on Dec. 29.

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The Senate found President Trump not guilty of the impeachment charges against him. "We went through hell, unfairly," he said in a statement at the White House.

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Hong Kong authorities say that beginning Saturday they are mandating that anyone entering the city from mainland China "self-quarantine" for the 14-day incubation period of the virus.

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Just off Key West, undeveloped Wisteria Island — long home to a ragtag community — is at the center of a legal fight. The U.S. government and a Florida developer are fighting over ownership.

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The Pegasus Airlines flight from the western city of Izmir skidded off the runway in Istanbul and dropped more than 100 feet onto adjacent land, where it broke into pieces.

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Senators voted as expected to clear President Trump on both articles of impeachment filed by the House. Now Washington must try to pick up the pieces.

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The court said the government has adequately consulted with indigenous groups about the pipeline expansion. First Nations have said that they remain concerned about the project's environmental impact.

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