The blistering report by the US Justice Department said that the majority of fatal Albuquerque police shootings it reviewed between 2010 and 2013 were 'unjustified.' But it did not order federal monitoring of the police.
The Social Progress Index – covering everything from social inclusion to environmental stability and literacy rates – offers a window into the well-being of people in 132 nations.
Stephen Colbert has testified before Congress and run for 'president.' In the US government policy wonk-o-sphere, news he would replace David Letterman was the biggest thing going Thursday afternoon.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform voted to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions during House committee hearings.
If King flipped, the GOP would need to gain only five seats in the midterms to control the Senate. But some on the right say his positions on Obamacare and gun control make him an uneasy fit.
The percentage of moms who are staying home with their children, in decline for decades, has rebounded almost continuously since 2000. One reason is how tough it is to find a job.