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Brittney Griner arrives for her hearing earlier today. (Getty Images)
Griner was arrested during severe tension between Washington and Moscow, which has worsened with Russia’s war on Ukraine.
While being taken to jail, Brett Parson discusses his police career. (Boca Raton Police Department)
Former D.C. police lieutenant Brett Parson’s Florida arrest earlier this year stunned the legions of people who admired him, leaving them with questions about what happened in Boca Raton, and whether it was a mistake or a betrayal.
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People’s belongings lie abandoned along the Fourth of July parade route in Highland Park, Ill. (Reuters)
Witnesses recount harrowing struggles to survive that they’re still replaying in their head days later, trying to make sense of tragedy.
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Joe Rannazzisi, seen in 2017, was the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s division for policing the drug industry until his team was disbanded. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)
An adaptation from Scott Higham and Sari Horwitz’s book, “American Cartel,” reveals how lobbyists, lawmakers and K Street attorneys thwarted efforts to stop the deadly flow of pain pills.
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Cliffs where the ice sheet on Anvers Island confronts the Southern Ocean. (James Whitlow Delano)
Photographer James Whitlow Delano has been working on environmental issues for years. This is his latest work from Antarctica.
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