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Policing

D.C. Transit Cops Had a Competition for Arrests. The Prize Was a $20 Movie Gift Card.

Each arrest made was worth 20 points, four points for every citation.
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3 days ago
Trump's border wall

Trump's Wall Contractors Are Destroying Part of a National Monument on Sacred Native Ground

The National Parks Service warned the Trump administration that building the wall would have environmental and cultural impacts.
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2.7.20
RACISM

Racist Judge Who Allegedly Called a Black Juror ‘Aunt Jemima’ Was Booted off the Bench Temporarily

He also said her “baby daddy” was likely a heroin dealer, according to a complaint filed.
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2.7.20
Bernie Madoff

'Let Him Rot in Hell': Bernie Madoff's Victims Are Not Here for His Plea to Get Out of Prison Early

The infamous Ponzi schemer is dying of kidney failure and hopes to get sympathy from a federal judge.
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2.6.20
immigration

Why Everyone's So Mad About ‘American Dirt,’ the New Immigration Novel Oprah Loved

Floral arrangements covered in barbed-wire are just the beginning.
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1.30.20
police

Nine NYPD Officers Have Died by Suicide This Year. The Department Thinks It Has a Plan.

The department has a 3-step plan. But not everyone is a fan of it.
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8.16.19
journalism

Video Shows April Ryan’s Bodyguard Roughing up a Journalist

The editor of New Brunswick Today was removed from Ryan's speaking event by a bodyguard, and the whole scene was caught on video.
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8.15.19
RACISM

NYPD Union Chief Is Very Sorry for Sharing a Racist Video That Calls Black People 'Monsters'

"I have black friends, white friends, Asian friends — I wouldn't want to insult anyone," said Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association.
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8.14.19
Trump

Trump Just Introduced a 'Fredo Unhinged' Tee to Make Money Off Chris Cuomo's Meltdown

For just $34 a pop, Trump supporters can have their very own “limited edition” shirt.
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8.13.19
Media

Chris Cuomo Continues Family Tradition of Absolutely Hating "The Godfather"

The CNN anchor was filmed getting into a heated, expletive-ridden exchange with a heckler who called him “Fredo” at a Long Island bar Sunday evening.
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8.13.19
gun control

Here's How Many Guns People Have Already Handed Over in New Zealand (Hint: It's a Lot)

Buyback programs are part of gun legislation passed after the Christchurch massacre.
Trone Dowd
8.12.19
Trump Defense

Man Who Fractured a Kid's Skull for "Disrespecting" the National Anthem Is Blaming Trump

An attorney for Curt Brockway, the 39-year-old accused of choke-slamming the boy and fracturing his skull, said he was just acting on the president's orders.
Trone Dowd
8.8.19
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