One epicenter is South Carolina, where all 46 counties have at least one animal shelter—and only 18 have domestic abuse shelters.
"The decision on HSR is going to shape the future in ways we can’t predict, and a touch of modesty in the arguments would be welcome."
You want to hear more about the biggest infrastructure project being considered anywhere in the country? You've come to the right place.
A controversial video documents the St. Paul resident being harassed and tased.
Colleges, Uber, AIPAC, the police, and other topics of the day
A selection of nine poems from eight young writers
"When people look at me on the street, I look like a typical young American."
"Bad, bad, bad," and other critiques
We thought North Dakota was too sensible for this.
The foundations of a civilized law-enforcement agency—and a veteran LAPD officer whose attitudes are at odds with them
When the chaos is over and criminal investigations begin, the way authorities scrutinize law-enforcement officers will be an important symbol of the city's approach to policing.
Military-grade weapons should not be on law enforcement's list of back-to-school supplies.
Total police control over black bodies has echoes in American history.
Recordings of police brutality have undermined the public's perceptions of law enforcement—and changed how Americans see "good cops" and "bad cops."
An example of applying energy, abilities, and leverage to the public good. We can't have enough of these examples.
Clashes between protesters and law-enforcement officials over the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown began again on Saturday morning. Residents say the tension between the city's police and citizens is longstanding.
The politics of changing the subject
In the past, it's been difficult to definitively answer a question like this. A new, nation-wide database might help.
Yet Americans perpetuate the military approach by recruiting for and celebrating it.
Americans have often thought of themselves as level-headed and BS-detecting. What would a modern Mark Twain or Will Rogers make of policemen all dressed up for war?
A Washington Post reporter was arrested outside of St. Louis, Missouri, on Wednesday evening after video-recording law-enforcement officials. He was well within his rights—and would have been even if he weren't a journalist.