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Julia Conley, staff writer
United States Postal Service Postmaster General Louis DeJoy departs following a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing. (Photo: Al Drago/Getty Images)
"The entire board and then Mr. DeJoy should be handed their walking papers," said Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.). "Their unquestioning support for this postmaster general is unacceptable."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
This coal power plant of German energy giant RWE is located in Weisweiler. (Photo: Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images)
Campaigners urged the administration to clearly and swiftly commit to ending...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) cast the lone dissenting vote as the U.S. Senate voted 94-1 in favor of the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act on April 22, 2021. (Photo: Graeme Jennings/Pool/Getty Images)
The Missouri Republican—who helped incite the deadly January 6 Capitol attack—...

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Minutes before the Derek Chauvin verdict, a white cop in Columbus, Ohio shot and killed Ma'Khia Bryant, 16, a black girl in foster care who was threatening another girl with a knife. Many details are unclear - it was reportedly Bryant who called police when older girls were attacking her - but goddamn why can't cops disarm a 16-year-old girl without pumping four shots into her chest within seconds of arriving? Just kidding. We know why.

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