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How to Discuss the Traumatic Events on the Capitol With Kids and Process It as a Family

What to know to help your kids process traumatic events as you might be struggling to process them yourself.

President Donald Trump has refused to allow the transition of power to begin, sparking concerns about national security. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
National Security Officials Are Sounding the Alarm About Trump’s Refusal to Concede

"The [9/11] commission also concluded that avoiding future disruptions in transitions was deeply in the national interest.”

A Proud Boys rally in Portland, Oregon. Photo by Stanton Sharpe/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
The White Supremacy I Saw in Prison Is Also in the White House

This formerly incarcerated writer avoided white supremacists in prison. It's clear to him they feel emboldened with Trump as president.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo via Michigan Office of the Governor)
Trump’s Rhetoric Has Consequences: Michigan Kidnapping Plot Is Only the Latest Example

Trump’s history of inflammatory language has consequences. The Michigan Kidnapping plot is the latest example.

The 9/11 Tribute in Light over New York City (Shutterstock).
Coming of Age and 9/11: How Two Generations of Americans Have Been Impacted by a National Tragedy

Nearly two decades ago, a generation came of age as September 11 took place. Today, another generation is growing up amid a pandemic. COURIER spoke with both to see how the events of 9/11 and their aftermath continue to take a toll.

Milwaukee’s Federal Deployment Will Not Be Like Portland, U.S. Attorney Says
Milwaukee’s Federal Deployment Will Not Be Like Portland, Swears U.S. Attorney

The new description is at odds with President Trump’s announcement.

A federal officer fires crowd control munitions at Black Lives Matter protesters at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Friday, July 24, 2020, in Portland, Ore. Since federal officers arrived in downtown Portland in early July, violent protests have largely been limited to a two block radius from the courthouse. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Trump Is Using Federal Forces as His Own ‘Goon Squad’ and ‘Personal Militia,’ Say Former Officials

Despite widespread backlash over his deployment of federal forces to Portland, President Trump has sent federal law enforcement officers to more cities.