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Failed coup spurs rights abuses, lawyers say

Surrogacy, government lawyers, passport applications round out roundup

People reflected on glass with Turkish a flag at a bus station in Istanbul, Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

People reflected on glass with Turkish a flag at a bus station in Istanbul, Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

Today is Monday, the 41st anniversary of the Broadway premiere of “A Chorus Line.”

Here are some news items to get your week started.

— Civil-rights attorneys report abuses following Turkish coup attempt.

— Couple seeking son via surrogacy endure legal odyssey.

— Government lawyers should be wary of approving vacation pay.

— Must Americans check a gender box on their passport applications?