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Reade Levinson

SPECIAL REPORT-How family of a Myanmar junta leader are trying to cash in

Sep 07 2021

By Poppy McPherson, Reade Levinson, John Geddie, Wa Lone, Simon Lewis and Stephen Grey BANGKOK/LONDON, Sept 7 A week after the Burmese military seized power, a Twitter account that had lain dormant for nearly a decade flickered back into life.

Special Report: How Trump administration left indelible mark on U.S. immigration courts

Mar 08 2021

On a rainy September day in 2018, Jeff Sessions, then U.S. attorney general, addressed one of the largest classes of newly hired immigration judges in American history.

Special Report: A cop shoots a Black man, and a police union flexes its muscle

Nov 17 2020

ROCHESTER, New York By the time Officer Joseph Ferrigno shot a Black man from behind, court records show, the Rochester cop had drawn at least 23 misconduct complaints in nearly nine years on the force.

Special Report: A Black man risks all to clear his name - and expose the police

Nov 17 2020

ROCHESTER, New York In a courthouse holding cell, Silvon Simmons changed from a jail jumpsuit into dress pants, a shirt and a tie. As a kid, he imagined becoming a police officer. Now a 36-year-old father, Simmons was preparing to stand trial in October 2017, facing life in prison for allegedly trying to kill a cop.

Key to reforming U.S. policing rests with state legislatures

Nov 17 2020

Driven by the deaths of civilians in encounters with police, protesters in cities across the United States have urged mayors and council members to enact policing reforms.

U.S. police union contracts: Main takeaways from Reuters analysis

Nov 17 2020

Police unions across the United States are keeping contract protections that make disciplining cops difficult even as public scrutiny and demands for greater accountability rise, a Reuters examination found.

Special Report: A city takes on its police union, and a nation is watching

Nov 17 2020

ROCHESTER, New York People who know Silvon Simmons call him “Tugg,” a nickname his parents gave him after he pried apart the slats of his crib and squeezed his way out. Now, as he stood accused of trying to kill a cop, his fate was in the hands of 12 strangers.

Key to reforming U.S. policing rests with state legislatures

Nov 17 2020

Driven by the deaths of civilians in encounters with police, protesters in cities across the United States have urged mayors and council members to enact policing reforms.

Key to reforming U.S. policing rests with state legislatures

Nov 17 2020

Driven by the deaths of civilians in encounters with police, protesters in cities across the United States have urged mayors and council members to enact policing reforms.

U.S. police union contracts: Main takeaways from Reuters analysis

Nov 17 2020

Police unions across the United States are keeping contract protections that make disciplining cops difficult even as public scrutiny and demands for greater accountability rise, a Reuters examination found.

World News

All homes on one of Tonga's islands destroyed, three dead

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) -All the homes on one of Tonga's small outer islands have been destroyed by a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, with three people so far confirmed dead, the government said on Tuesday in its first update since the disaster struck.