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In this June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Comey greeted by jeers from students at Howard University appearance

- The Washington Times

Protesters attempted to drown out remarks given by former FBI Director James Comey as he delivered a convocation address at Howard University on Friday. The protest began as Mr. Comey took to the podium, with a group in the back of the auditorium singing “We Shall Not be Moved” and later chanting slogans including “No justice, no peace.”

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of metro Phoenix, at a campaign event in Marshalltown, Iowa. Prosecutors in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's now-pardoned criminal case face a deadline Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, for explaining why they now believe the case should be dismissed and all rulings should be thrown out. Judge Susan Bolton set the deadline after she found that prosecutors hadn't offered any legal authority to back up their argument. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

DOJ backs Joe Arpaio, tells judge to erase conviction

- The Washington Times

The Trump administration renewed its defense of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Thursday, telling a federal judge that not only has the lawman been pardoned, but that his original conviction needs to be stripped from the record altogether.

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After completing treatment for substance abuse, many teenagers choose to stay at recovery high schools, a study finds. (Associated Press/File)

'Recovery high schools' pop up nationwide as opioid crisis hits teens

- The Washington Times

When John Edmonds was a teenager, a Maryland judge gave him an ultimatum: After racking up 16 felonies and struggling with addiction, he could either go to juvenile prison or a treatment program. He chose the latter and was sent to Phoenix High School, a public school in Montgomery County specifically tailored to keep at-risk youths sober and drug-free.