Government And Politics

Progressive lawyer Boudin wins San Francisco's DA race

Nov 10, 2019

Chesa Boudin, the son of anti-war radicals who went to prison for murder, has won San Francisco's tightly contested race for district attorney by campaigning to overhaul the criminal justice system

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Nov 7, 2019

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has announced his retirement after more than three years leading the department he joined as a patrolman in 1988

The Latest: Malaysia to free Cambodian opposition activists

Nov 7, 2019

A Malaysian rights commissioner says the government will release senior Cambodian opposition official Mu Sochua and two other activists

International court sentences Congo warlord to 30 years

Nov 7, 2019

The International Criminal Court has sentenced a Congolese warlord known as "The Terminator" to 30 years imprisonment after he was convicted of crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery

Mexico farm town prepares funerals after 9 Americans slain

Nov 7, 2019

Under a strong security presence, a remote farming community in northern Mexico is preparing to hold the first funerals Thursday for some of the nine American women and children killed by drug cartel gunmen

3rd-party bid? Gabbard's denials don't ease Democrats' fears

Nov 7, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard is making her fellow Democrats nervous that she will mount a third-party bid for the presidency

China sentences 3 in fentanyl trafficking case after US tip

Nov 7, 2019

A Chinese court has sentenced 3 fentanyl traffickers in a case that was a culmination of a rare collaboration between Chinese and U.S. law enforcement to crack down on opioid networks

Colombia defense minister quits amid firestorm over deaths

Nov 7, 2019

Colombia's defense minister has resigned after coming under fire for failing to disclose the deaths of several minors in a military operation

EU human rights official criticizes Serbia defense ministry

Nov 6, 2019

A top European human rights official has sharply criticized Serbia's defense ministry for promoting a book that attempts to deny that Bosnian Serb forces carried out an attack that killed 71 people in the Bosnian town of Tuzla in 1995

Congress approves bill expanding animal cruelty law

Nov 6, 2019

Congress has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony

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