Heroin Use? Juvenile Record? For Recruits, Police Forgive Past Sins

Heroin Use? Juvenile Record? For Recruits, Police Forgive Past Sins Are you cleanshaven and tattoo-free? What’s your credit score? What about marijuana — ever inhaled? Becoming a police officer has long depended on having the right answers to questions like these. But now, faced with thousands of vacancies, a shortage of applicants and a mandate […]

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Orlando Officials Declare a Day of ‘Love and Kindness’ on Anniversary of Pulse Nightclub Shooting

Orlando Officials Declare a Day of ‘Love and Kindness’ on Anniversary of Pulse Nightclub Shooting (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Church bells throughout Orlando will ring 49 times at noon Monday, a year after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Gov. Rick Scott ordered U.S. flags around Florida to be flown at half-staff, a giant […]

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Activists Display a Mixture of Pride and Anger at LGBT Marches Across the U.S.

Activists Display a Mixture of Pride and Anger at LGBT Marches Across the U.S. (WASHINGTON) — Supporters of LGBT rights marched and rallied in the nation’s capital and dozens of other U.S. cities on Sunday, celebrating gains but angry over threats posed by the administration of President Donald Trump. The centerpiece event, the Equality March […]

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Democrats ‘haven’t been destroying each other’ in Virginia primary, McAuliffe says. They may be starting.

Democrats ‘haven’t been destroying each other’ in Virginia primary, McAuliffe says. They may be starting. View photos Virginia gubernatorial candidates Tom Perriello and Ralph Northam. (Photos: Linda Davidson/The Washington Post via Getty Images; Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) More ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The two Democrats locked in a tight primary contest for governor […]

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Penguins repeat as champs under cloud

Penguins repeat as champs under cloud 11:40 PM ET Tal Pinchevsky NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Standing by the side of the net, Patric Hornqvist bounced the puck off Pekka Rinne’s back and into the net following a missed point shot by Justin Schultz with 1 minute, 35 seconds remaining in the third period. That provided the […]

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