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.
Officer Clayton Jenison fired 13 times into a van being driven by a teenager. The Johnson County district attorney ruled the killing was justifiable, and the officer resigned — but city officials did not disclose the severance package.
Ifeoma Ozoma and Aerica Shimizu Banks claim they were underpaid, faced racist comments, and were subject to retaliation for raising complaints. Other women are now coming forward with their own allegations of bias.
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.