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Capital Gazette shooting suspect barricaded door, tried to 'kill as many' as possible: Officials

The gunman who opened fire at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland, killing five, barricaded the door to stop people from getting out and was …

Trump hires Giuliani, two other attorneys amid mounting legal turmoil over Russia

By Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>Josh Dawsey<p>, White House reporter<p>Rosalind S. Helderman<p>, Reporter<p>Former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani and two other former federal prosecutors joined President Trump’s legal team Thursday following weeks of turbulence and struggles to find attorneys who would agree to …

Donald Trump

The FBI's War on Black-Owned Bookstores

At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unlikeliest of public enemies: black independent booksellers.<p>In the spring of 1968, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover announced to his agents that COINTELPRO, the counter-intelligence program established in 1956 to combat communists, …

Black History

ACC Playoff Prospectus: The Six Teams That Can Make the Final Four

The College Football Playoff strives in many ways to replicate college basketball’s postseason drama, but in one important way, it will never be …

Russian planes patrol U.S. West Coast

There are reports of Russian bomber patrols along the West Coast each of the past four nights, but this is not exactly the case. One was a maritime …

'Do I regret it? Not for a second': Swedish journalist goes on trial for helping refugees

Fredrik Önnevall is in court this week facing charges of people smuggling after helping 15-year-old Abed travel to Sweden<p>The suggestion sounded like an innocent joke, but it turned out to be deadly serious.<p>“Take me with you!” Abed asked Fredrik Önnevall.

Saudi Arabia gives top prize to cleric who blames George Bush for 9/11

Controversial Indian preacher Zakir Naik awarded the King Faisal international prize for promoting Islam through his hugely popular Peace TV channel<p>An Indian television preacher who has called the 9/11 attacks an “inside job” received one of Saudi Arabia’s most prestigious prizes on Sunday, for …