Lawmakers Confront F.B.I. Director Over Report on Black Extremists

The F.B.I. director faced sharp questioning over an internal report that some have said called to mind the F.B.I.’s illegal spying on blacks during the civil rights movement.

Conyers Doesn’t Plan to Resign Over Harassment Claims, Lawyer Says

Representative John Conyers Jr. believes that some people who want him to step down after sexual harassment accusations have long sought to push him out, his lawyer said.

White House Chief of Staff’s Civil War Remarks Elicit an Angry Response

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, dismissed suggestions that John F. Kelly’s position implied he would have accepted a resolution to the conflict short of abolition.

Black Lawmakers Hold a Particular Grievance With Facebook: Racial Exploitation

Sheryl Sandberg’s meeting on Thursday with the Congressional Black Caucus afforded lawmakers a chance to vent over Russia’s exploitation of racial division.

Police Posted Missing Teenagers’ Data on Social Media. A City Took Note.

By CHRISTOPHER MELE and CHRISTINE HAUSER March 24, 2017 A new approach by the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington to use social media to raise awareness about teenagers reported missing did indeed gain attention — some of it...