Justice Breyer Formally Announces Retirement

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announces he will retire at the end of the court’s current term, at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 27, 2022. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
Supreme Court justice Stephen Breyer made a formal announcement of his retirement in a letter to President Biden on Thursday.
“I am writing to tell you that I have decided to retire from regular active judicial service as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States,” Breyer stated.

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Justice Breyer Formally Announces Retirement

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announces he will retire at the end of the court’s current term, at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 27, 2022. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
Supreme Court justice Stephen Breyer made a formal announcement of his retirement in a letter to President Biden on Thursday.
“I am writing to tell you that I have decided to retire from regular active judicial service as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States,” Breyer stated.

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IRS to Require Facial Recognition to Access Online Functions

People walk past a poster simulating facial-recognition software at the Security China 2018 exhibition on public safety and security in Beijing, China, October 24, 2018. (Thomas Peter/Reuters)
The Internal Revenue Service will require taxpayers to upload videos of their faces in order to access some online functions beginning this summer.
In order to log in to the IRS website, where taxpayers can access child tax credits and complete payment plans, taxpayers will need to send a video of their face to facial recognition contractor ID.me to confirm their identity.

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IRS to Require Facial Recognition to Access Online Functions

People walk past a poster simulating facial-recognition software at the Security China 2018 exhibition on public safety and security in Beijing, China, October 24, 2018. (Thomas Peter/Reuters)
The Internal Revenue Service will require taxpayers to upload videos of their faces in order to access some online functions beginning this summer.
In order to log in to the IRS website, where taxpayers can access child tax credits and complete payment plans, taxpayers will need to send a video of their face to facial recognition contractor ID.me to confirm their identity.

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IRS to Require Facial Recognition to Access Online Functions

People walk past a poster simulating facial-recognition software at the Security China 2018 exhibition on public safety and security in Beijing, China, October 24, 2018. (Thomas Peter/Reuters)
The Internal Revenue Service will require taxpayers to upload videos of their faces in order to access some online functions beginning this summer.
In order to log in to the IRS website, where taxpayers can access child tax credits and complete payment plans, taxpayers will need to send a video of their face to facial recognition contractor ID.me to confirm their identity.

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San Jose Approves First U.S. Law Mandating Liability Insurance for Gun Owners

A customer hands over his ID for a background check to a manager before purchasing a gun at a gun store in Oceanside, Calif., April 12, 2021. (Bing Guan/Reuters)
The San Jose, Calif., City Council has taken a major step toward passage of a law that would require gun-owning residents the of city to hold liability insurance.
The law would also require gun owners to pay a $25 annual fee, to be collected by a noprofit and disbursed to other organizations toward gun-safety training, domestic-violence prevention, suicide prevention, and mental-health services.

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San Jose Approves First U.S. Law Mandating Liability Insurance for Gun Owners

A customer hands over his ID for a background check to a manager before purchasing a gun at a gun store in Oceanside, Calif., April 12, 2021. (Bing Guan/Reuters)
The San Jose, Calif., City Council has taken a major step toward passage of a law that would require gun-owning residents the of city to hold liability insurance.
The law would also require gun owners to pay a $25 annual fee, to be collected by a noprofit and disbursed to other organizations toward gun-safety training, domestic-violence prevention, suicide prevention, and mental-health services.

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San Jose Approves First U.S. Law Mandating Liability Insurance for Gun Owners

A customer hands over his ID for a background check to a manager before purchasing a gun at a gun store in Oceanside, Calif., April 12, 2021. (Bing Guan/Reuters)
The San Jose, Calif., City Council has taken a major step toward passage of a law that would require gun-owning residents the of city to hold liability insurance.
The law would also require gun owners to pay a $25 annual fee, to be collected by a noprofit and disbursed to other organizations toward gun-safety training, domestic-violence prevention, suicide prevention, and mental-health services.

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