A police officer shot elementary school cafeteria worker Philando Castile at a traffic stop in 2016. His mother has teamed up with a prosecutor and others to help police assess their preparedness for responding to crises after a police shooting.
Studies have a shown a "contagion" effect when media replay or go to great lengths to describe the details of a fatal attack. Not publicizing the photos and names of shooters has been one area where gun-rights advocates and gun-control activists have been able to agree.
Racist imagery that stereotypes Native Americans' speech, dress, and rituals has a long history in the United States. Recent conversations around blackface have many indigenous communities frustrated at the comparative lack of discussion about "redface."
President Donald Trump signed his first veto, overruling Congress as he fights to fulfill his signature campaign promise. The president's national emergency order still faces several legal challenges in federal court.
The Federal Aviation Administration’s oversight duties have been called into question with the latest downing of a Boeing aircraft. Congress will examine the FAA's relationship with Boeing.
New Mexico's Bernalillo County passed laws to stop police from cooperating with immigration officials but workers at a local jail continued to feed information and access to ICE. A new report reveals how informal networks and relationships work against regulations.
The Key Worldwide Foundation, which bribed coaches and school officials to accept the children of wealthy parents, grew its revenue to $3.7 million in just three years. The case has drawn criticism of the Internal Revenue Service for its limited ability to police wrongdoing.