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  • A prosecutor's rush to judgment in Baltimore

    A prosecutor's rush to judgment in Baltimore
    No one could accuse Baltimore state's attorney Marilyn Mosby of dragging her feet on the decision to file charges over the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody on April 12. Mosby got the report from an internal...
  • 14-year-old boy accused of West Boynton double homicide charged as adult, held without bond

    14-year-old boy accused of West Boynton double homicide charged as adult, held without bond
    A 14-year-old West Boynton boy accused of killing two men — shooting them each in the head, then going on a shopping spree — has been indicted as an adult, the Palm Beach State Attorney's Office said Friday. Anthony Clark faces two counts...
  • Judge orders inquiry of FBI witness tampering accusation

    A federal judge in Utah has assigned a magistrate to investigate claims that the FBI pressured a former government operative into backing out of testifying in a lawsuit accusing the agency of failing to adequately search its files for additional videos of...
  • Judge: US government liable for some Katrina flooding

    Ruling in a nearly decade-old lawsuit, a judge in Washington said Friday that the federal government is responsible for some of the catastrophic flooding that followed Hurricane Katrina and other storms — flooding blamed on a now-closed navigation...
  • 2 National Guard soldiers charged with fraud, theft in USVI

    Two National Guard soldiers have been arrested in the U.S. Virgin Islands on charges of theft, wire fraud and making false statements. The U.S. Justice Department says 45-year-old Lt. Col. Kenneth Alleyne and 37-year-old Staff Sgt. Emmrie Edwards are...
  • US seeks to compensate victims of Sudan, Iran and Cuba

    The U.S. government announced a system Friday to compensate people harmed by Sudan, Iran and Cuba using some of the $8.9 billion forfeited by France's largest bank for violating U.S. economic sanctions by processing transactions for clients in blacklisted...
  • David K. Shipler's 'Freedom of Speech' reflects our fractured times

     David K. Shipler's 'Freedom of Speech' reflects our fractured times
    David K. Shipler calls himself a free-speech absolutist in his seventh book, "Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword." "Lines are murky," he writes, "and it's always risky to use vague characterizations to give authorities the power to shut down...
  • Obama, criticized over media access, marks Press Freedom Day

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama, who has been criticized for a distant and at times hostile relationship with the U.S. media, hosted persecuted foreign journalists at the White House on Friday to mark World Press Freedom Day. The day is intended as a...
  • A look at families' reactions to police-related deaths

    Families who lost loved ones following interactions with police have often done some of their grieving in public and called for peaceful protests of law enforcement activity in black communities. Here's a closer look at how some relatives reacted in...
  • LAPD board OKs body camera policy despite opposition

    After lengthy debate and strong opposition, the civilian oversight commission for the Los Angeles Police Department approved new policies on Tuesday that allow officers to review their body camera video before speaking to investigators but says nothing...
  • Texas asks appeals court to uphold voter photo ID law

    Supporters and opponents of a Texas law requiring specific forms of photo identification for voters faced close questioning in a federal appeals court Tuesday on whether the law was meant to discriminate against minorities and whether there are ways to...