How the city's leadership harassed and brutalized their way to multiple civil-rights violations
Since most things about the modern airline experience are so unpleasant for most of the traveling public in most circumstances, it's worth noticing how smoothly these professionals do their work.
In two sweeping reports, the Justice Department cleared former officer Darren Wilson, but lambasted Ferguson's police department for discriminatory practices.
The latest challenge to the law, being argued before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, threatens to erase the healthcare subsidies that millions of people in 34 states are currently receiving. Here's what it's like to be one of them.
The police shooting of a man on Los Angeles' Skid Row Sunday was apparently captured by at least four cameras. Will that make the case different?
The chairman of California's costly and controversial infrastructure project explains why (in his view) it actually will get built—and whether its champion, 77-year-old Governor Jerry Brown, is likely to be able to take a ride.
If states want to dig themselves out from the difficulties of mass incarceration, they can begin by creating employment programs for newly released inmates.
With the department poised to shut down at midnight Friday, Congress passes a one-week extension of funding.
Getting private school kids outside of their bubbles is more valuable than introducing them to the elite academic subculture a few years early.
The quintessential family dog is the country's most popular breed for the 24th straight year, but the bulldog is giving chase.
A low-speed camelid chase proves to be a better and more wholesome Internet distraction than a high-speed car chase.
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A major shift in criminal justice is coming, but will it be enough?
How private debt collectors contribute to a cycle of jail, unemployment, and poverty
Eddie Ray Routh, a former Marine, will face life in prison for the shooting deaths of Chris Kyle and one other.
Despite opposition from Congress, the District of Columbia will let residents smoke pot in their homes, but not on the street.
A criminologist dissects the so-called black site, where military interrogation techniques are allegedly substituted for questioning.
Houston announced Monday that testing 6,700 old kits produced hundreds of matches, but there are hundreds of thousands of kits still waiting around the nation.
On Tuesday, the Last Frontier became the third state to end marijuana prohibition.
Revisiting the story of a man arrested at his job for "trespassing"—and the cops who paid no price for wrongly detaining him dozens of times.