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Peter Eisler

Trump administration reverses course on worker safety rule involving beryllium

27 Sep 2019

NEW YORK The Trump administration has scrapped plans to roll back safety rules protecting construction and shipyard workers from exposure to beryllium, a toxic, carcinogenic element found in abrasive powders often used to remove rust and paint from ship hulls.

As death toll keeps rising, U.S. communities start rethinking Taser use

04 Feb 2019

Warren Ragudo died after two Taser shocks by police intervening in a family altercation. Ramzi Saad died after a Taser shock by police during a dispute between Saad and his mother. Chinedu Okobi died after police used a Taser to subdue him in a confrontation they blamed on his refusal to stop walking in traffic. | Video

Special Report: The political battle behind the dismantling of a worker safety rule

24 Jan 2019

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. When Wardell Davis landed work with a Norfolk, Virginia, shipbuilding contractor in the fall of 2007, he felt lucky. | Video

More candidates, more money and a big bet: How Democrats won the House

07 Nov 2018

The Democrats’ mantra for seizing control of the U.S. House of Representatives took shape within weeks of President Donald Trump’s stunning 2016 White House victory.

Trump supporters’ election test: a movement or a moment

02 Nov 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. In rally after rally, President Donald Trump exhorts throngs of red-hatted supporters to treat next week’s congressional elections as a referendum on Trumpism and the grass-roots movement that swept him to power. | Video

Special Report: The Trump trap - Republicans duck president in key House races

16 Oct 2018

STOCKTON, N.J. Leonard Lance is a Republican congressman seeking re-election in a Republican district. But he has little to say about the Republican president. | Video

Special Report - Why 'higher risk' human targets get shocked with Tasers

07 Feb 2018

By Grant Smith, Jason Szep, Peter Eisler, Linda So and Lisa Girion | Video

Special Report - Inmate deaths reveal 'torturous' use of Tasers

06 Dec 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio Corporal Matthew Stice pointed his Taser at Martini Smith’s bare chest. | Video

Special Report - How Taser inserts itself into investigations involving its weapons

24 Aug 2017

MIAMI BEACH, Florida With a police officer close behind, Israel Hernandez-Llach ducked into an apartment building and dashed down the hall. Bursting through a rear exit, he scrambled over an iron fence, landing hard on a parked car, and sprinted across the parking lot. | Video

‘Breathe, Ronald, Breathe:’ The court case curbing Taser use

23 Aug 2017

WASHINGTON One of the biggest commercial threats to Taser International’s signature weapon could come from a lawsuit the company won.

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