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Six-year-old handcuffed and other children under age 11 arrested at Tennessee elementary school

Wed Apr 20, 2016 6:59 am

Six-year-old handcuffed and other children under age 11 arrested at Tennessee elementary school By Travis M. Andrews, The Washington Post
The First Baptist Church was packed Sunday as more than 150 angry parents and community members, almost entirely African American, expressed their…


Federal court says transgender students in public schools must be allowed to use restrooms that match their gender identity

Wed Apr 20, 2016 6:31 am

Federal court says transgender students in public schools must be allowed to use restrooms that match their gender identity By LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia high school discriminated against a transgender teen by forbidding him from using the boys' restroom, a…


Colorado school district arms security guards with rifles

Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:02 pm

By Sadie Gurman and Donna Bryson, Associated Press
DENVER (AP) - A suburban Denver school district is arming its security staff with military-style semiautomatic rifles in case of a school shooting or other violent attack, a move that appears unprecedented even as more schools arm employees in response…


The federal government spent $18 million destroying marijuana plants in 2015

Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:15 pm

The federal government spent $18 million destroying marijuana plants in 2015 By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post
WASHINGTON - The Drug Enforcement Administration's controversial cannabis eradication program continued apace in 2015, new numbers released by the administration show. In…


Boston Marathon bombing survivors' emotional run on prosthetic limbs

Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:19 pm

Boston Marathon bombing survivors' emotional run on prosthetic limbs By Cindy Boren, The Washington Post
For two of the 30,000 or so runners, crossing the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday was unimaginably emotional. Patrick…


Obama officials warn Texas and other states about cutting funds to Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

Tue Apr 19, 2016 1:32 pm

Obama officials warn Texas and other states about cutting funds to Planned Parenthood from Medicaid By Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Tuesday warned officials in all 50 states that actions to end Medicaid funding of Planned Parenthood…


Prosecutors: Ohio stepmother put 4-year-old in scalding water and let him bleed to death

Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:54 am

Prosecutors: Ohio stepmother put 4-year-old in scalding water and let him bleed to death By Yanan Wang, The Washington Post
On a morning last month, Robert Ritchie III awoke to find that his son was not breathing. The Cincinnati Enquirer reported that…


911 caller won't be charged in Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting

Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:32 pm

911 caller won't be charged in Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting By Kantele Franko, Associated Press
A 911 caller won't be charged for reporting a man waving a gun in an Ohio Wal-Mart store before police fatally shot…


108-year-old veteran stays on solid ground, skips flight

Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:22 pm

CHICO, California (AP) - A 108-year-old woman believed to be the oldest living female military veteran kept her feet firmly on the…


Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture to open September 2016

Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:03 pm

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture to open September 2016 By Peggy McGlone, The Washington Post
WASHINGTON - They are heartbreakingly small, these rough-hewn iron shackles with openings that are just 2 1/2 inches in diameter. They are…


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