National News - Nationwide News - Washington Times
Skip to content

National

Related Articles

Report: Topeka officer should take de-escalation refresher

Associated Press

A Topeka police officer who injured a teenager with autism while handcuffing him did not violate department policies but should undergo a refresher course on de-escalation training, an independent police auditor said.

Trump rape accuser expected in court for oral arguments

- Associated Press

A woman who says President Donald Trump raped her in the 1990s was expected to be in court Wednesday to hear lawyers argue whether Trump can substitute the United States for himself as the defendant in her defamation lawsuit.

New Hampshire updates public access rules during pandemic

- Associated Press

Crime victims will not have their testimony broadcast online without their consent under new court rules in New Hampshire aimed at balancing public health and public access to jury trials during the coronavirus pandemic.

Police: 2 men critical after shooting involving officers

Associated Press

Two men who are family members were critically injured in a shooting that involved police officers who responded to a reported a domestic dispute, a Phoenix Police Department spokeswoman said Wednesday.

This Tuesday, May 8, 2007, file photo shows the Purdue Pharma logo at its offices in Stamford, Conn. Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of over $8 billion, Justice Department officials told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Douglas Healey, File)

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges

- Associated Press

Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion, Justice Department officials announced Wednesday.

Syrian held in German stabbing; Islamic extremism suspected

Associated Press

A young Syrian has been arrested over an attack earlier this month on two German tourists, one of whom later died, in the eastern German city of Dresden which authorities said Wednesday appears motivated by Islamic extremism.

People holds posters reading "Love for all, hate for no one" during a memorial march in homage to the history teacher who was beheaded last week, Tuesday, Oct.20, 2020 in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, northwest of Paris. Samuel Paty was beheaded on Friday by an 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee, who was later shot dead by police. Police officials said Paty had discussed caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad with his class, leading to threats. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)

French prosecutor says students helped killer find teacher

- Associated Press

The 18-year-old suspected killer of a French teacher who had shown caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in class paid students to help him identify the victim, France's terrorism prosecutor said Wednesday.