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Health May 14Virus tests hospitals in pockets of U.S. as some states reopen
Coronavirus outbreaks are testing the public health networks in pockets of the U.S., while some states prepare to lift lockdown measures, seeing signs of progress.
Health May 13WATCH: Michigan governor gives coronavirus update
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer held a news conference to give an update on the state's efforts to fight the novel coronavirus.
Politics Apr 11Politics mixes with science as states turn to virus models
A gaping spread in statistical models for the coronavirus pandemic has injected a political element into the scientific endeavor.
Politics Feb 09‘QAnon’ conspiracy theory creeps into mainstream politics
A far-right conspiracy theory forged in a dark corner of the internet is creeping into the mainstream political arena. It's called QAnon, and it centers on the baseless belief that President Donald Trump is waging a secret campaign against enemies…
Nation Feb 06Man called largest child porn ‘facilitator’ by the FBI pleads guilty
A man once described by an FBI agent as the world's largest "facilitator" of child pornography websites pleaded guilty to operating a web hosting service that allowed users to access hundreds of thousands of images and videos.
Nation Jan 31Coast Guard officer accused of domestic terrorism sentenced on gun, drug charges
A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and drafting a hit list of prominent Democrats and TV journalists has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for firearms and drug offenses.
Politics Jan 21Documents: Extremist group wanted Virginia gun rights rally to start a ‘civil war’
Authorities say a hidden camera captured members of a violent white supremacist group expressing hope that violence at a gun rights rally in Virginia this week could start a civil war.
Nation Jan 16FBI arrests 3 white supremacists ahead of pro-gun rally
A former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who are linked to a violent white supremacist group were believed to be heading to a pro-gun rally next week in Virginia’s capital.
Nation Jan 15Judge halts Trump’s order allowing states to block refugees
President Donald Trump’s administration announced in November that resettlement agencies must get written consent from state and local officials in any jurisdiction where they want to help resettle refugees beyond June 2020.
Nation Dec 12New Jersey attackers linked to anti-Semitic fringe movement
Investigators believe that the man and woman who killed three people at the Jersey City grocery Tuesday in addition to gunning down a police officer at a cemetery hated Jews and law enforcement and had expressed interest in the Black…