A few facts you might have missed about the flow of military equipment and tactics to local law enforcement.
August 26, 2014 • 3:03 PM • Share
The postmortem by Michael Baden is only the beginning as teams of specialists study the body of an 18-year-old African American killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri.
August 25, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Private programs might do a better job of watching our kids than state-run programs, but they’re not accessible to everyone.
August 20, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Recent reports show that chemical roulette is the state’s M.O.
August 20, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
There’s a telling detail in a recent story about efforts to close loopholes in corporate tax laws.
August 19, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Local police departments should reflect the communities they serve, but fixing that alone won’t curb unnecessary violence.
August 19, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Correctional departments use data-driven analyses because they’re easier and cheaper than individual assessments. But at what cost?
August 18, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Politicians wanted upfront cash from a legal victory over Big Tobacco, and bankers happily obliged. The price? A handful of states promised to repay $64 billion on just $3 billion advanced.
August 15, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Move America Forward has collected millions to send care packages to U.S. troops. But its appeals often rely on images and stories borrowed without permission, and its assets have been used to benefit political consulting firms and PACs.
August 14, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
New research reveals that perpetrators of the genocide in Rwanda were most likely to be males in their mid-thirties.
August 7, 2014 • 1:01 PM • Share
When Washington lobbyists fail to derail regulations proposed by federal agencies, they often find a receptive ear within the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, an arm of the White House Office of Management and Budget that conducts much of its business behind closed doors.
August 6, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
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