1st Lt. Clint Lorance had been in charge of his Army platoon for three days when he ordered them to kill three Afghans on a dirt road. After a second-degree murder conviction, Lorance was pardoned by President Trump, hailed as a hero. His troops suffered a different fate.
On Independence Day in 1848, the long-awaited start of the obelisk's construction was cause for celebration. This Fourth of July, President Trump plans to make it a focal point of fireworks, despite the pandemic.
A protester holds a “No chance for Gates, No forced vaccination” sign at a protest in Stuttgart, Germany. Some anti-vaccination conspiracy theories focus on billionaire Bill Gates. (Thomas Kienzle/AFP/Getty Images)
Half a dozen individuals have been arrested and charged with destroying federal property in connection with efforts to bring down statues in the District — a crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison.