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When the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in flames off the Louisiana coast five years ago this month, the disaster killed 11 workers, injured 17 others and unleashed an undersea geyser that spewed more than 160 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The BP disaster would...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Edited U.S. Air Force image of two F-15E fighters after conducting airstrikes in Syria on Sept. 23, 2014. U.S. Central Command directed the operations. (Photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch/USAF via Stuart Rankin/cc/flickr)
A U.S. military strike on Friday targeting fighters with the Islamic State has...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Update, 3:30pm: Friday's news that six Baltimore police officers will face...

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Friday's appearance by Baltimore state attorney Marilyn Mosby was electrifying, from her harrowing step-by-step account of the crimes against Freddie Gray to the charges announced against six cops. The most serious is a "depraved heart murder" charge against van driver Caesar Goodson Jr. Its legal definition describes "wanton indifference," "viciousness," and "callous disregard for the value of human life." "This is your moment," Mosby said, to end such depravity.