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What We Know About the Brussels Attacks

March 22, 2016 Updated on March 22 at 6:52 p.m. ET Here’s what we know so far: —There were two explosions at Brussels’s Zaventem airport at about 8 a.m. local time (3 a.m. ET) and one on the city’s metro system. —The Belgian government’s Crisis Center said a dozen people were killed at...

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Explosions Hit Brussels Airport and Metro Station, Killing at Least 26

March 22, 2016 Explosions have hit Brussels airport and a main metro station, Belgian officials say, and, according to news reports and the transit agency, at least 26 people have been killed. “What we feared has happened,” Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said during a televised news conference. “We were hit by blind...

Ferguson Accepts Police and Court Reforms

March 16, 2016 The Ferguson, Missouri, City Council reversed its previous position and voted Tuesday night to accept the changes to its courts and police departments that were recommended by the U.S. Justice Department in the wake of the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a police officer. The council...

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The Oregon Standoff Comes to an End

February 11, 2016 This post has been updated. The armed militia takeover of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is over: The final holdout at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge turned himself in to the FBI after earlier saying he will “die a free man.” David Fry walked out of the refuge and into custody,...