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D.C. could be the first U.S. city to decriminalize sex work. Here are arguments from both sides of the debate.

Sex workers weigh in on what decriminalization would mean for their own lives

Amber Guyger, off-duty police officer who killed an unarmed black man, found guilty of murder

The shooting touched off days of protests in Dallas and demands for police reform

A Facebook post suggested Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot. Two Louisiana police officers have been fired.

Ocasio-Cortez blamed Trump’s rhetoric for the comment

She was breast-feeding her child at a public pool. Someone called the police.

Misty Daugereaux says she hopes her story ‘raises awareness’ about breast-feeding and that it ‘empowers’ nursing mothers

The remains of Maleah Davis, 4-year-old missing in Houston, were found. The former partner of her mother admitted to being involved.

The man had initially told police that he and Maleah and his 2-year-old son had been abducted by three men

Authorities are on the search for Maleah Davis, a 4-year-old. Her stepfather says he was knocked unconscious before she was taken.

Police say she may have been abducted by three men in a blue pickup, but are relying entirely on information provided by her stepfather

After Samantha Josephson’s killing, friends, strangers and officials urge vigilance when using ride-hailing services

The 21-year-old climbed into a car she thought was her Uber; a man has been arrested in the case

Jacquelyn Smith’s family staged her brutal killing, police say

Smith’s family claimed a panhandler stabbed her to death when she was reaching for money

Arizona town apologizes for threatening 12-year-old journalist Hilde Lysiak

‘We encourage and respect your continued aspiration as a successful reporter,’ the town mayor said

This 12-year-old journalist wasn’t backing down when an Arizona cop threatened to arrest her

‘What exactly am I doing that’s illegal?’ she asked