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Police showed extreme restraint and care for the mobs of domestic terrorists who stormed the Capitol grounds on Jan. 6.

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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has explained why he isn't racist after using the word "thugs" to describe a girls' basketball team with Black players and their Black coaches getting into an altercation during a game.

John Beilein, the first-year head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, referred to his team as "thugs" before being forced to explain and walk back what may have been a Freudian slip. But is the word racist?