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More than 1,100 ex-Justice Department officials call for Barr’s resignation

More than 1,100 former Justice Department employees signed a public letter Sunday urging Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of the case of President Donald Trump’s longtime friend Roger Stone — and exhorted current department employees to ...

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Bottled water war: States seek to curtail firms in tapping local groundwater

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state, land of sprawling rainforests and glacier-fed rivers, might soon become the first in the nation to ban water bottling companies from tapping spring-fed sources. The proposal is one of several efforts at the state and ...

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Malcolm X assassination may be reinvestigated after Netflix documentary

For decades after the assassination of Malcolm X, the confessed assassin maintained that the two other men convicted as his accomplices had nothing to do with the murder. Historians have long believed that police and prosecutors botched the investigation. Conspiracy ...

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Religious-schools case heads to a Supreme Court skeptical of stark lines between church and state

KALISPELL, Mont. – It is a blessed time at Stillwater Christian School, where Scripture adorns the gymnasium wall, enrollment is climbing and Head of School Jeremy Marsh awaits the four new classrooms that will be built in the spring. It ...

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Federal prosecutors explore years-old media disclosure, raising fears Trump is using Justice Department for political gain

WASHINGTON – Federal prosecutors in the District of Columbia have taken steps in recent months to explore a years-old disclosure of classified information to the media, raising some fears that the Justice Department is resurrecting dated instances of possible wrongdoing ...

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Chief justice asks: Is ‘OK boomer’ ageist?

The 64-year-old leader of the Supreme Court posed a question on Wednesday that some in his generation have been asking for months: Does saying “OK boomer” count as age discrimination? If the query hadn’t been an earnest attempt to test ...

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Parnas used access to Trump’s world to help push shadow Ukraine effort, new documents show

WASHINGTON – Documents and text messages released by House Democrats on Wednesday evening show how Lev Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, used the extensive entree he had to President Donald Trump’s world to help put in motion Giuliani’s ...

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