An Associated Press review found a vast majority of police-civilian encounters from 2015 to 2016 involved persons of color, even as Boston enlists the help of independent researchers.
The US Justice Department estimates that 450,000 Americans are stuck in limbo every day, imprisoned before their day in court. Studies have found that it costs more for cities to jail those who can’t afford bail than they accrue in fees.
Largely overshadowed by the emotional protests demanding police reforms, a wave of legislation and executive orders has been enacted at the state level in the past two years.
For the second time this week, court rulings halt efforts in Arkansas to carry out its first executions since 2005.
Justice Neil Gorsuch's inquiries in the three cases heard by the Supreme Court on Monday often revealed a Scalia-style emphasis on the text of the statutes themselves.
Charity event competitor Tom Harrison, in a gorilla suit, is joined by 'Spiderman' Paul Martelletti, a local resident and former world record holder for quickest Marathon time in fancy dress, as he continues his crawl to raise money for the Gorilla Foundation during the London Marathon on Thursday. Harrison, on his fifth day...
Activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt face 15 felony counts, including criminal conspiracy to invade privacy.
Summer Zervos first accused Donald Trump of making unwanted advances in October. The then-presidential candidate dubbed her and other women who made similar claims 'liars.' Now, Ms. Zervos is suing for an apology and $2,914.
The documentary filmmaker who released the video says it shows Michael Brown had an agreement with the convenience store that involved mini-cigars, a claim an attorney for the store disputes.