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National Recap: Louisiana church fires suspected as arson

By | Apr 10, 2019

Investigators announced April 9 that they believed the fires that consumed three historically black churches in Louisiana were intentionally set.


National Recap: White House security clearances raise concern

By | Apr 3, 2019

A White House whistleblower alerted lawmakers that dozens of denials for security clearances have been overturned by President Donald Trump’s administration April 1.


National Recap: Jussie Smollett’s charges dropped

By | Mar 27, 2019

“This is a person who has been let off scot-free with no sense of accountability of the moral and ethical wrong of his actions,” Emanuel said.


National Recap: West Virginia attorney general sues diocese

By | Mar 20, 2019

The suit is seeking a judicial order restraining the diocese from continuing this conduct and a judgment and imposition of monetary penalties against Bransfield and his former diocese.


National Recap: Striking teachers return to classrooms

By | Mar 6, 2019

Keith Brown, president of the teachers’ union, said he is proud of what the strike has accomplished and how it unified the community.


National Recap: Trump sued over border wall plans

By | Feb 20, 2019

Becerra told CNN that to obtain the money to fund the wall by declaring a state of emergency at the southwest border is unconstitutional and undermines the US government’s structure.


National Recap: El Chapo found guilty of all charges

By | Feb 13, 2019

Following a three-month trial, drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán — better known as El Chapo — was found guilty on all 10 counts of drug trafficking Feb. 12.


National Recap: Trump’s inaugural committee subpoenaed for documents

By | Feb 6, 2019

The federal prosecutors’ subpoena involves possible financial abuses related to the more than $100 million raised for Trump’s inauguration.


National Recap: U.S. slips in global anti-corruption rankings

By | Jan 30, 2019

The United States is no longer one of the top 20 countries perceived to have the least corruption, according to a report that was released Jan. 29.


National Recap: Transgender military ban goes into effect

By | Jan 23, 2019

The Supreme Court revived United States President Donald Trump’s administration’s military policy prohibiting most transgender people from serving in the military Jan. 22.


National Recap: Fraudulent ballots found in North Carolina

By | Dec 5, 2018

A set of 161 absentee ballots obtained by CNN on Dec. 3 showed that the same nine people signed at least 10 ballots each.


National Recap: FBI overhauls its tip-line system

By | Nov 28, 2018

The changes being made to the tip-line include adding more staff and supervisors, dividing calls into two tiers based on importance and enhancing staff training.