Sixth officer suspended in Tyre Nichols death investigation

Five other officers had been fired and charged with murder after the Jan. 7 beating. Tyre Nichols died three days later.

By Maham Javaid, Mark Berman and Emily DaviesJanuary 30, 2023

Why is a U.S. general predicting war with China by 2025?

"My gut tells me we will fight in 2025,” a four-star U.S. Air Force general predicted. What's happening in China that year that makes him think war is likely?

By Christian Shepherd and Pei-Lin WuJanuary 30, 2023

Black Memphis police spark dialogue on systemic racism in the U.S.

The Memphis cops charged with murder were Black. What does it matter?

By Robert Klemko, Silvia Foster-Frau and Emily DaviesJanuary 29, 2023

House Republican warns of pending conflict with China

Rep. Michael McCaul, chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, agrees with a general's recent assessment that the U.S. and China could be at war within two years.

By Azi PaybarahJanuary 29, 2023

Congress pressed to pass police reform after beating death of Tyre Nichols

The attorney for Nichols’s family called on Congress to pass stalled legislation aimed at combating police misconduct. But it could face an uphill battle in the House.

By Robert KlemkoJanuary 29, 2023

Trump’s lasting legacy on the judiciary is not just at the Supreme Court

The outspoken conservative judges President Donald Trump put on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals are at the forefront of resistance to the Biden administration.

By Ann E. MarimowJanuary 29, 2023

High-level visit highlights U.S. balancing act on Israel, Palestinians

Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip coincides with a major flare-up in Israeli-Palestinian violence.

By Missy RyanJanuary 29, 2023

As Memphis reckons with Tyre Nichols’s death, police shutter unit involved in case

Video of the beating spurred protests across the country and a growing number of investigations into law enforcement officials.

By Mark BermanJanuary 28, 2023

Short on time, Biden sought new Ukraine tank plan to break stalemate

Amid growing discord, a new proposal swayed a reluctant ally, as Germany relented on Leopards and U.S. pledged (eventually) to provide Abrams tanks to Kyiv.

By Karen DeYoung, Dan Lamothe and Loveday MorrisJanuary 28, 2023

U.S. general warns troops that war with China is possible in two years

Gen. Michael Minihan cited presidential elections in both Taiwan and the United States in 2024 as part of his rationale.

By Dan LamotheJanuary 27, 2023

Video shows brutal Memphis police beating of Tyre Nichols

The video, which was shown to Tyre Nichols' family earlier this week, shows repeated kicking and punches by officers. After Nichols collapsed in custody, the video showed, it took 22 minutes for an ambulance to arrive.

By Emily Davies, Robert Klemko and Joyce Sohyun LeeJanuary 27, 2023

Three men charged in alleged plot to kill Iranian American journalist

Federal authorities arrested three men in connection with an alleged plot to kill an Iranian American journalist in New York.

By Perry Stein and Shane HarrisJanuary 27, 2023

U.S. to launch talks on partnership with 11 Western Hemisphere nations

The U.S. will begin negotiations on an deal designed to promote regional economic cooperation without offering greater access to the U.S. market for their goods.

By David J. Lynch and Karen DeYoungJanuary 27, 2023

5 fired Memphis officers charged with second-degree murder of Tyre Nichols

“Simply put, this should not have happened,” David B. Rausch, director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, said of the fatal beating. “I’m sickened by what I saw.”

By Robert KlemkoJanuary 26, 2023

New York jury convicts man of killing eight by driving truck on bike path

Sayfullo Saipov, who prosecutors say is a devotee of the Islamic State militant group, potentially faces the death penalty for the 2017 attack.

By Shayna JacobsJanuary 26, 2023

FBI shuts down ransomware gang that targeted schools and hospitals

Attorney General Merrick Garland said the group — called Hive — hacked and demanded ransom from hospitals, school districts, financial firms and other entities.

By Joseph Menn, Perry Stein and Aaron SchafferJanuary 26, 2023

A Holocaust survivor fell for a woman online. Then he lost $2.8 million, feds say.

Peaches Stergo of Florida faces up to 20 years in prison if she is convicted of draining the life savings of an 87-year-old man in a romance scam.

By Timothy BellaJanuary 26, 2023

Fewer migrants crossing U.S. border unlawfully under expanded programs

The number of Cuban, Haitian, Nicaraguan, and Venezuelan migrants attempting to cross the southwest border unlawfully has decreased drastically after announcement of an expanded parole program.

By Maria SacchettiJanuary 25, 2023

Archives weighs asking past presidents, VPs to look for classified items

The deliberation follows the discovery of records with classified markings at President Biden’s home and a think tank, as well as at the home of former vice president Mike Pence.

By Jacqueline AlemanyJanuary 25, 2023

For one Proud Boys tracker, trial offers long-awaited accountability

For years, extremism researcher Megan Squire tracked the Proud Boys as they mobilized to violence. Now, she's watching their leaders stand trial for their role in the U.S. Capitol attack.

By Hannah AllamJanuary 24, 2023