The unchanged annual toll may be explained by basic theory of probability, experts say.

When an up-and-coming chef groped a D.C. hairstylist five years ago, it seemed like an open-and-shut case. Five years later, both were underserved by the court.

For one firm, the tight margins of federal work meant it wasn’t able to pay its health insurance premium, leading to a lapse in coverage for employees who also lost five weeks of wages. Now they’re bracing for the possibility of another shutdown after Feb. 15.

The National Credit Union Administration defended spending by two agency officials highlighted in an inspector-general probe.

Since 2015, The Post has created a database cataloging every fatal shooting nationwide by a police officer in the line of duty.

A meeting in January 2018 and a follow-up email are the first public indications that the Justice Department’s main office was made aware of allegations against Dowless.

An analysis of murders in 55 of America’s largest cities revealed block by block where police fail to catch killers.

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The first days after a murder are crucial. For cases that remained open after one year, only 5 percent led to an arrest.

Homicide rates have soared in Baltimore, but the number of arrests have plummeted. Police and community leaders say the issue has roots in police mistrust and overwhelming caseloads.

For six days, no one in Indianapolis Public Schools notified child protection authorities about a sexual relationship between a guidance counselor and a student.

Investigation into broadcast targeting Democratic megadonor has led the U.S.-backed Radio and Television Martí to pull multiple articles from its website.

The president has repeatedly derided prosecutors investigating possible ties between his campaign and Russia as “angry Democrats,” pointing to their giving as proof of bias.

Political appointees at CFPB gummed up agency operations while claiming efficiencies as their aim, according to agency data and interviews with career officials.

Matthew G. Whitaker, in his role as a media commentator, frequently criticized his current boss, before and after the 2016 election.

The acting attorney general worked for the group for three years.

Whitaker stands in vivid contrast to his predecessors, whose résumés typically boast judgeships, partnerships at prestigious firms and senior roles in the Justice Department.

A program targets young men with cash incentives to end gang-related violence.

The messages released by a lawyer for Gillum’s longtime friend appear to contradict the candidate’s previous statements.

Brock Bierman was the third leader in five months at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a small foreign assistance agency.

11 of the 15 Saudi men Turkish officials say played a role in Khashoggi’s disappearance have links to Saudi security services, according to their posts on social media, emails, previous reports in local media and other material reviewed by The Post.

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