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Arts Nov 09Astroworld deaths spur calls for independent review
The Houston police and fire departments were deeply involved in safety measures for the music festival where a surging crowd killed eight people.
Science Oct 06Henrietta Lacks estate sues company using her ‘stolen’ cells
The estate of Henrietta Lacks sued a biotechnology company on Monday, saying it's been selling her cervical cells without her knowledge or consent.
Nation Sep 17WATCH: U.S. Capitol Police say they are prepared ahead of Sept. 18 rally
Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger said at a news conference Friday it was difficult to say whether threats of violence at the event are credible, but he said that "chatter" online and elsewhere has been similar to intelligence that was…
Nation Aug 22Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall in Rhode Island
Tropical Storm Henri hit the coast of Rhode Island Sunday, packing high winds that knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes and bands of rain that led to flash flooding from New Jersey to Massachusetts.
Politics Aug 06Gym owner pleads guilty to assaulting officer in Jan. 6 riot
A New Jersey gym owner has become the first person to plead guilty to assaulting a law enforcement officer during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Nation Jul 20Off-duty DEA agent arrested on Capitol riot charges
An off-duty Drug Enforcement Administration agent posed for photographs in which he flashed his DEA badge and firearm outside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot.
Politics Jun 17As COVID-19 crisis ebbs, some lawmakers seeking 9/11-style commission
The proposal comes amid lingering questions over the government's response to the crisis and the origin of the virus that has killed more than 600,000 Americans.
Health Jun 15U.S. COVID-19 deaths hit 600,000, equal to yearly cancer toll
The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities and allowed the country to emerge from the gloom and look forward to summer.
Nation Jun 02Capitol insurrection aftermath roils far-right extremist groups
More than three dozen members and associates across both the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers have been charged with crimes.
Nation Mar 10U.S. narrows in on organized extremists in Capitol siege investigation
Authorities allege evidence points to the Oath Keepers and the Proud Boys laying January 6 attack plans well in advance.