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No federal or state charges in the death of Freddie Gray
The six police officers from Baltimore who faced criminal charges in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray will not be convicted of any crime or wrongdoing.
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Trump administration, politicians and celebrities react to Sean Spicer’s resignation
Sean Spicer resigned as White House press secretary today, and members of the Trump administration, lawmakers, celebrities and Spicer himself quickly took to Twitter to comment on the move. Spicer called it "an honor and a privilege" to serve the president and said he would stay on through August.
Growing outrage over Bill Maher's racial slur on live television
Maher used a derogatory racial expression during his conversation with Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska; calls flood in to HBO.
The Note: Trump’s ‘America first’ approach tested
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 76 THE BIG STORY: “I'm not, and I don't want to be, the president of the world,” President Trump said Tuesday. The context of those comments had nothing to do with the unfolding tragedy in Syria. But the latest shocking and
Why the Justice Department's review of police agreements matters
One of the key -- and most controversial roles -- the Justice Department has come to play is policing the police in the United States. The DOJ has reviewed the Chicago and Baltimore police departments, and it has investigated police-involved shootings, such as the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ,
Feds Release Report on Chicago Police Abuse
Chicago police have violated the constitutional rights of residents for years, permitting racial bias against blacks, using excessive force and shooting people who did not pose immediate threats, the Justice Department announced.
Jurors Are Reluctant to Convict Police in Cases of Officer-Involved Deaths, Experts Say
A mistrial was declared Monday in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer who was accused in the shooting death of an unarmed black man -- the latest in a string of officer-involved deaths that did not result in convictions. The reason for lack of convictions in office-involved
Baltimore Cop Charged in Freddie Gray Case Eager to Return to the Streets
One of the six Baltimore cops charged in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray , and the first to speak publicly, says she’s eager to resume her duties and serve the city where she was born and raised. Sgt. Alicia White has been on paid administrative duty since returning to work more than three months
Don't expect protests in baseball -- It's a white man's game by design
An ongoing referendum is taking place in America, a trial in which we, the people, seem to be both plaintiff and defendant. The same questions are being asked that have always been asked, especially in an election year, but the consequences of those answers no longer seem to result merely in a