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In City After City, Police Mishandled Black Lives Matter Protests

In City After City, Police Mishandled Black Lives Matter Protests

By Kim Barker, Mike Baker and Ali Watkins

Inquiries into law enforcement's handling of the George Floyd protests last summer found insufficient training and militarized responses — a widespread failure in policing nationwide.

Access, Influence and Pardons: How a Set of Allies Shaped Trump's Choices

Access, Influence and Pardons: How a Set of Allies Shaped Trump's Choices

By Kenneth P. Vogel and Nicholas Confessore

A loose collection of well-connected groups and individuals led by a pair of Orthodox Jewish organizations had striking success in winning clemency for white-collar criminals during the Trump presidency.

Atlanta Suspect's Fixation on Sex Is Familiar Thorn for Evangelicals

Atlanta Suspect's Fixation on Sex Is Familiar Thorn for Evangelicals

By Ruth Graham

The man accused of killing eight people, including six women of Asian descent, blamed "sexual addiction," a disputed term used in parts of evangelical culture.

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What Happens When Our Faces Are Tracked Everywhere We Go?

By Kashmir Hill

When a secretive start-up scraped the internet to build a facial-recognition tool, it tested a legal and ethical limit — and blew the future of privacy in America wide open.

How to Collect $1.4 Trillion in Unpaid Taxes

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How to Collect $1.4 Trillion in Unpaid Taxes

By The Editorial Board

Wealthy Americans are concealing large amounts of income from the I.R.S. There is a straightforward corrective.

Today's Videos

Rally in Atlanta to #StopAsianHate

Video Video: Rally in Atlanta to #StopAsianHate

By The Associated Press and Reuters

Protesters marched in Atlanta on Saturday to condemn anti-Asian violence. On Tuesday, a white gunman killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent, at three Atlanta-area spas.

Earthquake Rattles Japan's Northeast

Video Video: Earthquake Rattles Japan's Northeast

By The New York Times

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook northeastern Japan late Saturday, and was felt hundreds of miles away in Tokyo. The earthquake prompted a tsunami warning that was quickly lifted.

Lava Flows From Iceland Volcano

Video Video: Lava Flows From Iceland Volcano

By The Associated Press

A rare volcanic eruption occurred near Reykjavik, Iceland, on Friday evening. No injuries were reported and the Icelandic Meteorological Office said the lava fountains were small by volcano standards.

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