Officer Darren Wilson was spared criminal charges in part because of significant contradictions in the testimony of bystanders who saw the Ferguson, Missouri, teen get shot and killed.
The fortunes of political parties wax and wane, whereas the movement to legalize cannabis won key victories Tuesday that portend a generational shift in drug policy.
Officials in charge of airport security are rediscovering the wisdom of a bygone era, when shoes stayed on and liquid didn't have to be put in plastic bags.
Police abuses in Miami Gardens, Florida, are staggering, but few Americans seem to care.
In a secret test, the L.A. County Sheriff's Department sent a civilian aircraft over Compton, capturing high-resolution video of everything.
A federal review has found that officers routinely used unnecessary force against citizens.
The LAPD plans to release maps showing where future crime is most likely to happen, in hopes that residents will help stop it.
A journalist is tracking incidents of gratuitous pet deaths around the country.
A community beset by crime, and the intrusive tools they're using in hopes of stopping it.
Take away their guns. Forever.
Why blanket prohibitions are misguided.
A Boston non-profit pushes the city to enforce the state's "chastity, morality, decency, and good order" laws more forcefully. What is the world coming to?
Can't hear those buzzers and bells.
In a planned community in Idaho, all teens would be required to carry loaded AR-15s.
Wouldn't explosions in the sky be preferable?
An international incident sheds light on the trans-Tasman rivalry with New Zealand and the limits of criminalizing speech.
Listen to the audio a 17-year-old secretly recorded of police disparaging his mixed-race appearance and threatening to break his arm.
Tampa's excessive police presence is having a "chilling effect."
The city's police are fighting illegal guns rather than drugs. Will it cut down on violence?