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Dozens of Washington Commanders employees hurt by 'toxic work culture' over 2 decades, House Oversight Committee finds

Dozens of Washington Commanders employees hurt by 'toxic work culture' over 2 decades, House Oversight Committee finds

Dozens of employees of the Washington Commanders were harmed for more than two decades because of a “toxic work culture” in which sexual harassment and ... Continue Reading
Inside the turbulent, doomed campaign of Herschel Walker

Inside the turbulent, doomed campaign of Herschel Walker

Georgia’s Senate runoff was less than a day old and, already, there was a shouting match at a staff meeting. ... Continue Reading
House passes bill to protect same-sex marriage, sending it to Biden's desk

House passes bill to protect same-sex marriage, sending it to Biden's desk

The House passed legislation that enshrines federal protections for same-sex and interracial marriages, sending it to President Joe Biden's desk. ... Continue Reading
Man who vanished from Connecticut nearly a decade ago found dead in upstate New York with a new name

Man who vanished from Connecticut nearly a decade ago found dead in upstate New York with a new name

A man who vanished from Connecticut nearly 10 years ago, and whose high-profile disappearance was featured on television, has been found dead in upstate New York, where he apparently lived under a different name. ... Continue Reading
WNBA star Brittney Griner released from Russian custody in a high-profile prisoner swap between the U.S. and Moscow

WNBA star Brittney Griner released from Russian custody in a high-profile prisoner swap between the U.S. and Moscow

WNBA star Brittney Griner was released from Russian custody Thursday in a prisoner swap with arms dealer Viktor Bout. ... Continue Reading
Family of Paul Whelan says they were warned about Brittney Griner's release

Family of Paul Whelan says they were warned about Brittney Griner's release

The family of Paul Whelan, a former Marine imprisoned in Russia on suspicion of spying, said they were told by the Biden administration in advance that he would not be part of the prisoner swap Thursday that allowed the release of American basketball star Brittney Griner. ... Continue Reading
'Boy in the Box,' found dead in Philadelphia 65 years ago, is finally identified

'Boy in the Box,' found dead in Philadelphia 65 years ago, is finally identified

Philadelphia police on Thursday identified a boy — found roadside 65 years ago after he was beaten to death — as a 4-year-old named Joseph Augustus Zarelli. ... Continue Reading
3 suspects at large after triple shooting at D.C. train station leaves teen with life-threatening injuries

3 suspects at large after triple shooting at D.C. train station leaves teen with life-threatening injuries

Three people were wounded after gunfire erupted at a Washington, D.C., subway station Thursday morning, officials said, in the second shooting on the busy rail system in less than 24 hours. ... Continue Reading
Who is Heinrich XIII, the prince accused of planning a far-right coup in Germany?

Who is Heinrich XIII, the prince accused of planning a far-right coup in Germany?

Heinrich XIII Prince of Reuss was arrested Wednesday along with 24 alleged far-right co-conspirators plotting to violently overthrow the government. ... Continue Reading
Iran carries out first known execution over protests

Iran carries out first known execution over protests

Iran said Thursday it had executed Mohsen Shekari, the first known death penalty carried out in connection with the protests after the death of Mahsa Amini. ... Continue Reading
Brittney Griner swap a rare diplomatic success for U.S. and Russia as war rages in Ukraine

Brittney Griner swap a rare diplomatic success for U.S. and Russia as war rages in Ukraine

The exchange of WNBA star Brittney Griner and arms dealer Viktor Bout evoked memories of Soviet-era spy swaps between Russia and the United States. ... Continue Reading
Gasoline is cheaper now than a year ago — and could fall below $3

Gasoline is cheaper now than a year ago — and could fall below $3

Gasoline prices are now cheaper across the U.S. than they were a year ago, and the price per gallon could fall below $3 for most Americans by the end of the ... Continue Reading
Thousands of workers at 15 U.S. airports plan rallies and strikes in support of better working conditions

Thousands of workers at 15 U.S. airports plan rallies and strikes in support of better working conditions

Airport workers across the country are rallying and walking off the job Thursday to draw attention to their current working conditions and legislation that ... Continue Reading
Isolation, torment and grueling labor: What Brittney Griner likely faced in Russian penal colony

Isolation, torment and grueling labor: What Brittney Griner likely faced in Russian penal colony

Brittney Griner likely entered a system of isolation, grueling labor and psychological torment when she was transferred to a penal colony, former prisoners and advocates said. ... Continue Reading
Who is the Russian arms dealer known as the 'Merchant of Death' that the U.S. exchanged for Brittney Griner?

Who is the Russian arms dealer known as the 'Merchant of Death' that the U.S. exchanged for Brittney Griner?

The U.S. government set up an elaborate operation in 2008 to capture and prosecute Viktor Bout, dubbed “the Merchant of Death.” ... Continue Reading
Off-duty FBI agent fatally shoots person during fight at crowded D.C. train station, police say

Off-duty FBI agent fatally shoots person during fight at crowded D.C. train station, police say

An off-duty FBI agent fatally shot a person following an altercation inside a bustling Washington D.C. train station Wednesday evening, police said. ... Continue Reading
For Black families in Phoenix, child welfare investigations are a constant threat

For Black families in Phoenix, child welfare investigations are a constant threat

One in three Black children in Maricopa County, Arizona, faced a child welfare investigation in a five-year period, leaving many Phoenix families in a state of dread. ... Continue Reading
Hakeem Jeffries' big decision: Picking a campaign chief with a majority in reach

Hakeem Jeffries' big decision: Picking a campaign chief with a majority in reach

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries must pick a new chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to try to win back the House majority in 2024. ... Continue Reading
Hakeem Jeffries’ big decision: Picking a campaign chief with a majority in reach

Hakeem Jeffries’ big decision: Picking a campaign chief with a majority in reach

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries must pick a new chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to try to win back the House majority in 2024. ... Continue Reading
Putin says Ukraine fight is taking longer than expected

Putin says Ukraine fight is taking longer than expected

Russian President Vladimir Putin acknowledged Wednesday that his “special military operation” in Ukraine is taking longer than expected. ... Continue Reading