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Nation Apr 02Officer, suspect killed after car attack at U.S. Capitol
Capitol Police say the incident happened at a checkpoint near the Capitol. It comes as the Washington region remains on edge months after a mob of armed insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol as Congress was voting to certify Joe Biden's…
Nation Mar 26Fox News sued for $1.6 billion by Dominion Voting Systems for defamation
In its lawsuit, Dominion argues that Fox News, which amplified inaccurate assertions that Dominion altered votes, “sold a false story of election fraud in order to serve its own commercial purposes, severely injuring Dominion in the process."…
Health Feb 10Government investigating massive counterfeit N95 mask scam
The foreign-made knockoffs are becoming increasingly difficult to spot and could put health care workers at grave risk for the coronavirus. A federal official says these masks are giving first responders "a false sense of security."…
Education Feb 03Justice Department drops discrimination lawsuit against Yale University
The Justice Department dropped its lawsuit against Yale that had alleged the university was illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants.
Politics Jan 26AP report: DOJ rescinds ‘zero tolerance’ immigration rule
Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson issued the new memo to federal prosecutors across the nation, saying the department would return to its previous policy and instructing prosecutors to act on the merits of the cases.
Nation Jan 18Inauguration rehearsal evacuated after fire in homeless camp
Officials said participants were evacuated from the West Front of the Capitol on Monday, after a fire in a homeless encampment.
Nation Jan 14Government watchdog: DOJ failed ‘zero tolerance’ management
Justice Department leaders under President Donald Trump knew their 2018 "zero tolerance" border policy would result in family separations but pressed on with prosecutions even as other agencies became overwhelmed with migrants, a government watchdog report released Thursday has found.
Nation Jan 11FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week
The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C., leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
Nation Jan 07AP report: Capitol Police rejected offers of federal help to quell mob
The failure also raised questions about the treatment of mainly white Trump supporters, compared with the Black and brown protesters across the country who demonstrated last year over police brutality.
Politics Jan 05Judge bans Proud Boys leader from Washington after arrest
The order bans Henry "Enrique" Tarrio, 36, from entering the District of Columbia, with very limited exceptions to meet with his attorney or appear in court.