The controversial campaign of U.S. drone strikes has been intensely focused on small northern Pakistani communities near the Afghan border.
Service workers will likely have fewer safe, affordable ways to get home after late shifts.
A debate rages over the department’s request for a $1.4 million analytics tool that would let undercover accounts monitor users’ locations, associates—and even moods.
Documents from Chicago's Cook County Sheriff’s Office reveal the undercover techniques law enforcement uses to monitor—and manipulate—social media users.
Baltimore uses a little-known risk assessment tool to help make bail decisions. It’s supposed to be an objective way to keep non-violent defendants out of jail, but some fear it might be reinforcing racial bias.
The sheer number of incidents involving America’s fossil fuel infrastructure suggests environmental concerns should go beyond Standing Rock.
The president-elect's promise to deport millions of undocumented immigrants has set up a showdown with the cities that have pledged to protect them.
Investors are betting on Trump’s promise to incarcerate and deport millions, and big changes may be coming to America's prison towns, says Carl Takei of the ACLU.
Trump won the Rust Belt, and the presidency, by taking on longtime Democratic strongholds outside of big cities.
Border patrol and police militarization will likely grow. And federal pressure for reform is likely finished.
In a new paper, the former attorney general argues that using bail to jail low-income defendants is unconstitutional.
A new tool called OpenOversight matches names and badge numbers with photos of police. But some fear it could put officers’ lives in danger.
Cops are using secret cellphone trackers nationwide to collect cellphone data—especially in poor, black neighborhoods.
“Riots occur because these police killings just keep happening, no matter how many peaceful marches happen. It is, in every sense, maddening.”
Debate is brewing over whether individuals’ risk assessments will be based on factors out of their control.
A CityLab analysis finds that some charter schools disproportionately suspend and expel students, especially in black neighborhoods.
The DOJ’s decision to end contracts with private prison companies may not stop their growth in the long run.
On the 45th anniversary of the Attica Prison uprising, inmates in 40 sites across 24 states are refusing to work.