Debate over NSA collection of phone metadata has often focused on whether the law is constitutional—but a federal appeals court says it's not even legal.
Half of Americans say there's a pattern of police killing black men, but the deep divisions show why criminal-justice reform will be difficult.
District Attorney Dan Donovan sailed to victory in a special race for Congress on Staten Island, and the police-violence case was hardly an issue.
A law professor says Marilyn Mosby may have overcharged officers in Freddie Gray's death, but that's common with ordinary defendants.
New York and New Jersey share a spate of recent corruption allegations and unusual cooperation between Democrats and Republicans. Is that a coincidence?
It's essentially impossible to win a presidential nomination without holding an office or serving in the military. What drives longshot candidates?
Six Baltimore police officers are charged in connection with his death, including one for second-degree murder.
A new generation of civil-rights leaders is leading the movement that first coalesced after the shooting of Michael Brown, and taking to the streets to press its cause.
Could Monday's violence have been avoided if police officials made better decisions?
Will Congress approve a trade deal and get behind Japan's plans to beef up its military? It depends in part on a generational shift.
If police brutality sparked protests, why would anyone expect the police to be able to stop them? And if not the police, who can?
Freddie Gray isn't the first person to be gravely injured while riding in a police van.
Joe Arpaio, America's most flamboyant lawman, hired a private detective to investigate the wife of a federal judge considering whether he was in contempt of court.
The lawsuit might offer a chance for former Officer Darren Wilson to be cross-examined about the August 9, 2014, shooting.
A new book and foundation records raise conflict-of-interest concerns about the Democratic presidential hopeful.
The fight over the Trans-Pacific Partnership presents the former secretary of state with a difficult dilemma.
The federal drug cops have been caught up in scandal, failure, and abuse for years.
When the Baltimore man was arrested, he was alive and well. By the time he reached a police station, he couldn't breathe or talk. What happened?
Mohammed Morsi has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, a former general is head of state, and charges against Hosni Mubarak have been dismissed—it's like 2011 all over again.
Caught between the GOP base and shifting public opinion, three candidates who don't back gay unions would still show up at the celebrations.