The First Step Act released them from prison. Then the government tried to lock them back up.
Prosecutors have sought to re-incarcerate a handful of offenders, arguing they did not actually qualify for release.washingtonpost.com
Officials urge residents to flee as Dixie Fire, California’s biggest blaze this year, continues to grow
The Dixie Fire had burned through more than 190,000 acres in swaths of Butte and Plumas counties as of Sunday morning.washingtonpost.com
DOJ declines to investigate Cuomo’s handling of covid-19 in nursing homes
The Department of Justice has turned down a request from several Republican Congressmen to open a civil investigation into New York and three other states that admitted patients to nursing homes at the start of the pandemic.washingtonpost.com
‘Complete, dysfunctional chaos’: Oklahoma reels after Supreme Court ruling on Indian tribes
Violent criminals have been released as a jurisdictional battle between tribes and state heats up.washingtonpost.com
Summer music festivals have returned — just in time for the latest coronavirus surge
New coronavirus cases have jumped more than 57 percent in the last week, fueling concerns music festivals could become super spreader events.washingtonpost.com
Chief of WhatsApp, which sued NSO over alleged hacking of its product, disputes firm’s denials on scope of, involvement in spyware operations
The head of WhatsApp disputes NSO Group's denials on the company's scope of and involvement in spyware operations.washingtonpost.com
St. Louis and L.A. now require masks indoors. With cases rising, will other cities follow suit?
Health officials say the mandates are necessary to combat the rapidly spreading delta variant of the coronavirus.washingtonpost.com
He refused to give up his coveted Twitter handle. Then he was ‘swatted’ and died of a heart attack.
Shane Sonderman, 20, was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in the "swatting" death of Mark Herring, in which Sonderman wanted Herring's @Tennessee Twitter account.washingtonpost.com