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Defense Official: Scores Of Current And Former Military Probed In Extremism Cases

Defense Official: Scores Of Current And Former Military Probed In Extremism Cases

The FBI informed the Defense Department of 68 current and former military members who were investigated in domestic extremism probes in 2020, according to a senior defense official.The source says the Pentagon was informed about 68 subjects in FBI domestic extremism investigations in 2020. The vast majority are former military; many with unfavorable discharge records.

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Defense Official: Scores Of Current And Former Military Probed In Extremism Cases

Justice Department Knew 2018 Border Policy Would Separate Families, Didn't Plan Well

Justice Department Knew 2018 Border Policy Would Separate Families, Didn't Plan Well

Then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions visits California in April 2017. Department of Justice Inspector General Michael  Horowitz has released a critical review of SessionsInspector General Michael E. Horowitz released a review Thursday confirming Trump administration officials knew its policy would separate children from their families at the Southwest border.

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Justice Department Knew 2018 Border Policy Would Separate Families, Didn't Plan Well

New Charges In Flint Water Crisis, Including Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

New Charges In Flint Water Crisis, Including Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

Now Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, (R-MI), listens to Congressional members remarks during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, about the Flint, Mich. water crisis in 2016.At least a dozen people died and more than 80 people fell ill after untreated water from the Flint River caused lead to leach from old pipes, poisoning the water system city residents relied on.

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New Charges In Flint Water Crisis, Including Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

After Violent Mobs In D.C., Michigan Bans Open Carry In State Capitol

After Violent Mobs In D.C., Michigan Bans Open Carry In State Capitol

Armed protesters congregate at the Michigan state Capitol in Lansing on October 17, 2020. Monday, the Capitol Commission voted to ban open carry in common areas of the building.Democrats say it doesn’t go far enough. Republicans say it goes too far. After armed protests in Lansing and a violent riot in D.C., Michigan capitol bans open carry, joining a majority of states.

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After Violent Mobs In D.C., Michigan Bans Open Carry In State Capitol

Pope Prays For U.S. Capitol Victims, Urges Americans To Protect Democratic Values

Pope Prays For U.S. Capitol Victims, Urges Americans To Protect Democratic Values

Pope Francis is seen giving a homily on Christmas Eve. Francis on Sunday condemned the violence at the U.S. Capitol and prayed for reconciliation.In remarks at the Vatican on Sunday, Pope Francis condemned the violence at the U.S. Capitol and urged Americans to come together for the “common good.”

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Pope Prays For U.S. Capitol Victims, Urges Americans To Protect Democratic Values

Are You Old Enough To Get Vaccinated? In Tennessee, They're Using The Honor System

Are You Old Enough To Get Vaccinated? In Tennessee, They're Using The Honor System

Technically, the only Tennesseans currently eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine are health care workers, long-term care residents, and people 75 and older. But don’t expect strict enforcement.

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Are You Old Enough To Get Vaccinated? In Tennessee, They're Using The Honor System