The mug shots of R.B. Kelley (top), Stanley Hoggle (center) and Elmer Cook (bottom) appear in the FBI files related to the murder of the Rev. James Reeb. Kelley was arrested, but a grand jury did not indict him.
A magazine's cover line in Beijing asks, "How will Trump the businessman change the world?" on Dec. 28, 2016, days after then President-elect Donald Trump tapped outspoken China critic Peter Navarro for a top trade position.
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Libsack says she's now feeling "hopeful" because her government finally listened. "For me, as a teacher, it's awesome," she says, "because then I can convey that to the students and say, 'Hey, you do have a voice. You are citizens. You do have a role in our government.' "
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Outside the Chinese Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesian protesters in 2018 demand an end to China's mass detention of Uighur Muslims. On Monday, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 20th annual report.
Top government leaders told NPR that federal agencies are years behind where they could have been if Chinese cybertheft had been openly addressed earlier.
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Actor Jussie Smollett leaves a courthouse last month in Chicago. On Thursday, the city sued him to recoup costs of a police investigation that followed what the city says was his false report that he'd been attacked.
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Holden Matthews, 21, has been identified and arrested in connection to the burning of three historically black churches in Louisiana. He was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on three counts of simple arson of a religious building.
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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice delivers his State of the State speech on Jan. 9 in Charleston, W.Va. Mining companies belonging to the Justice family owe millions in safety violations.
Jake Thomas Patterson, at the Barron County Justice Center in Wisconsin, pleaded guilty Wednesday to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents and holding her captive for nearly three months.
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