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.
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
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. When Wardell Davis landed work with a Norfolk, Virginia, shipbuilding contractor in the fall of 2007, he felt lucky. | Video
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.
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
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
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COLUMBUS, Ohio Corporal Matthew Stice pointed his Taser at Martini Smith’s bare chest. | Video
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
WASHINGTON One of the biggest commercial threats to Taser International’s signature weapon could come from a lawsuit the company won.