Oversight in Government

13-year-old boy stops sword-wielding intruder’s brutal attack on mom — and intruder is the boy’s dad
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A 13-year-old boy stopped a vicious attack on his mother that could have resulted in her death — and the alleged attacker was none other than his own father. What are the details? Anthony Maurice Whitlock, 35, was arrested after a Friday incident in which he reportedly attacked his ex-girlfriend — and the mother of his three children […]

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Sen. Durbin Unbending: 'I Stand by Every Word I Said'
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Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin on Monday was resolute in his assertion that the president of the United States characterized Africa and Haiti as “sh**hole countries,” saying he stands by “every word I said.”

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Cardinal Dolan: MLK Would 'Remind Us That No Country Is a Hole'
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Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Monday praised Martin Luther King Jr. and took a swat at President Donald Trump all in one tweet.

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Graydon Carter, Ex-Editor of Vanity Fair, Invests in an App
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The music producer Quincy Jones and the mogul Ron Meyer join Mr. Carter, who is now on ‘garden leave,’ in investing in an Instagram-style app called Zig.

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Individual Mandate Now Gone, G.O.P. Targets the One for Employers
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Congressional Republicans will try once again to undo a requirement in the Affordable Care Act for employers to offer coverage to their employees.

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‘I’m Not a Racist,’ Trump Says in Denying Vulgar Comment
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“I’m not a racist. I’m the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you,” President Trump said in Florida.

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Sidebar: A Case for Math, Not ‘Gobbledygook,’ in Judging Partisan Voting Maps
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If courts are to combat voting districts warped by politics, a judge wrote, they must take account of advances in social science.

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