Trump declares himself America’s ‘chief law enforcement officer’

Since the president's acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial two weeks ago, analysts say, Trump has taken a series of steps aimed at showing that, essentially, he is the law.

Barr has told people close to Trump that he is considering quitting over president’s tweets

The development came as President Trump defied Attorney General William P. Barr’s request to stop talking publicly about Justice Department business.

Trump uses pardon power to wipe crimes of high-profile names, including Blagojevich and Milken

President Trump used his sweeping presidential pardon powers to forgive the crimes of a list of boldface names, including disgraced politician Rod R. Blagojevich, convicted junk bond king Michael Milken and former New York police commissioner Bernard Kerik.

Bernie Sanders surges into double-digit lead in new nationwide poll

Former vice president Joe Biden, who led Sanders in a Post-ABC national poll in January, has seen a sharp drop in his support after finishing fourth in the Iowa caucuses and fifth in the New Hampshire primary.
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Mark Pavelich in action during a 1980 exhibition game against the Soviet Union. (Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)
Mark Pavelich in action during a 1980 exhibition game against the Soviet Union. (Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)
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An Olympic hockey hero was accused of a violent crime. Was head trauma to blame?

Forty years ago, Mark Pavelich played a crucial role in the U.S. hockey team’s triumph over the Russians. But he may have paid a steep cost for a lifetime on the ice.
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