Devlin Barrett

National Security reporter, The Washington Post

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Devlin Barrett is a national security and law enforcement reporter for the Washington Post. He formerly reported for the Wall Street Journal and Associated Press.

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Federal prosecutors announced charges today in what they call the “largest college admissions scam” they’ve ever prosecuted.

Justice Department charges rich parents bribing and cheating to get their kids into top universities

Federal prosecutors announced charges today in what they call the “largest college admissions scam” they’ve ever prosecuted.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Twitter today, President Trump announced his appointment to replace James Comey, the man he fired as head of the FBI.

Trump picks new FBI Director

On Twitter today, President Trump announced his appointment to replace James Comey, the man he fired as head of the FBI.

from To the Point

After less than a week in office, President Trump has been shaking up governmental institutions — as promised during his campaign.

Chaos and confusion as a new administration gets under way

After less than a week in office, President Trump has been shaking up governmental institutions — as promised during his campaign.

from To the Point

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Today the Supreme Court agreed to take up a challenge to a Mississippi law that bans all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges joins Robert Scheer to discuss the WikiLeaks founder’s plight as he languishes in a British prison.

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Redlining and other forms of discrimination have turned LA’s Black and Brown neighborhoods into “urban heat islands” that are especially vulnerable to climate change.

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On Valentine’s Day 2018, 17 students and staff were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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Joe Mathews says national governments and tech companies are not up to the job of regulating the worldwide web.

from Zócalo's Connecting California