Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital's managing editor. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute, the Missouri School of Journalism, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Lynde resides with her family in Wichita, Kansas. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Violence engulfs West Darfur camp

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/18/21, 06:22 pm

The death toll from a conflict between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan now stands at about 130 people, including women and children. The latest bout of violence in West Darfur started when a fistfight broke out Friday at a camp for displaced people. It escalated and lasted until Sunday. Nearly 200 others suffered injuries, including newborn babies.

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Multiple U.S. agencies question Capitol riot response

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/18/21, 10:29 am

The departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Justice, and the Interior have launched official inquiries about law enforcement’s preparedness for and response to last week’s breach of the U.S. Capitol. Inspectors general for those agencies said they plan to investigate whether the FBI adequately shared warnings about the violence ahead of time and if Capitol Police turned down an offer of help from the Pentagon in the days before the riots.

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Few activists show up at fortified state capitols

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/17/21, 10:41 pm

Law enforcement agencies headed into the weekend with concerns that what happened in Washington on Jan. 6 might reoccur across the country. But crowds of armed, right-wing protesters did not amass at state capitols as expected.

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