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Justice Dept. says Seattle police reached many goals of 2012 consent decree

The Justice Dept. said the Seattle Police Department has made substantial progress toward achieving the requirements of a 2012 federal consent decree

Video shows Nashville police confront school shooter

Nashville police released footage Tuesday from body-worn cameras that depict officers confronting and opening fire on a heavily armed shooter who killed three children and three adults.

Randall Robinson, founder of influential Africa lobby, dies at 81

The founding executive director of TransAfrica was for years the foremost U.S. activist representing Africans and the African diaspora.

In Photos: Vice President Harris visits Ghana

Vice President Harris began a week-long tour of Africa on Monday by announcing the United States plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in the continent.

A fisherman found a decomposing camera. On it were wedding photos from 2010.

“The camera was such a wreck and looked so far beyond reality, I didn’t think I’d be able to see anything,” said Spencer Greiner.

Activist group led by Ginni Thomas received nearly $600,000 in anonymous donations

Funding for the group led by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's wife was channeled through a right-wing think tank, an arrangement that effectively shielded key operational details from public view, a Post investigation found.

Plastic surgeon accused of killing lawyer representing his former practice

Florida plastic surgeon Tomasz Kosowski is accused of killing Steven Cozzi, a lawyer representing his former employer in an employment dispute.

Farm cancels goat-snuggling events after critics call it exploitation

Steinmetz Family Farm in Pennsylvania announced that it would not attend a Vegan Festival or another event after complaints.

Fla. parent files complaint about second-graders watching ‘Ruby Bridges’

The St. Petersburg parent said the film on school integration in the South isn’t appropriate, claiming it might teach students "white people hate black people."

While live in Nashville, reporter reveals she survived a school shooting

Joylyn Bukovac, a 27-year-old journalist at WSMV4, was reporting on the shooting at the Covenant School in Nashville on Monday when she revealed she'd survived one herself.

Nashville school shooter who killed 6 was heavily armed, left ‘manifesto’

Three young students and three school employees were killed in a barrage of gunfire that ended when police stormed the building.

Survivor of Highland Park gunfire crashes Nashville shooting news conference

“I just was like, ‘I have to say something,’” Ashbey Beasley, 47, told The Washington Post soon after. “Because I just feel like, how many more?”

Connie Martinson, who interviewed thousands of authors on TV, dies at 90

Ms. Martinson self-funded her cable and public television show. Guests included Gore Vidal, Joyce Carol Oates, Norman Mailer, Maya Angelou and Rosa Parks.

Students and staff members killed in shooting are identified

Nashville police identified the six shooting victims as three Covenant School students and three staff members.

In photos: The scene following a deadly shooting at a Nashville school

At least three children and three adults are dead after a shooting at a private Nashville grade school, authorities said. The shooter, a female, is also dead, authorities said.
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