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Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

NY Assemblyman Sentenced to Prison on Public Corruption Charges

Former New York State Assemblyman William Scarborough was arrested and indicted on 11 federal charges and 23 state charges of fraud and theft. After pleading guilty, he will spend 13 months in prison—just another crooked politician.

Police Officer Sentenced to 63 Months for Kicking in Suspect’s Teeth

After a dash cam footage caught an officer kicking in the suspect’s teeth and breaking his nose, a former Des Moines police officer was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison. But why was there no mention of this excessive force in his arrest report?

State Treasurer Resigns and Pleads Guilty to Attempted Extortion

Pennsylvania State Treasurer Robert McCord, who pled guilty to two counts of attempted extortion on Tuesday, could face up to 40 years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. Did his behavior lead to the "erosion of the public's trust?"

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What’s worse than a devouring, criminal president? A deified, raging outlaw excited by violence

Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

Can humanity repair its relationship with nature? Weaving Earth Education Center offers a promising...

This all-ages education center reminds us that “we are a part of this earth, not apart from it.”

Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.