The practice wasn’t limited to the South, as this new visualization of racial violence in the Jim Crow era proves.
The controversial campaign of U.S. drone strikes has been intensely focused on small northern Pakistani communities near the Afghan border.
Six states in Europe’s normally passport-free Schengen Area have brought back passport controls. So what’s coming next?
The 24/7 call center, staffed by professional counselors, is meant for riders who’ve experienced groping, fondling, and indecent exposure.
About 70 million Americans have criminal records, and some of them struggle to find jobs decades after their offense. Advocates of expungement say it levels the playing field—and boosts the economy.
The president-elect has pledged to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, but his proposals would require the cooperation of state and local authorities.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we’ve come across in the past 365 days.
But officer deaths remain lower than the average annual fatalities over the past decade.
The U.K. capital debates the impact of Brexit—and much more.
Filmmaker Jeremy Meek showcases the human side of D.C.’s controversial dirt-bike scene.
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.
Every dollar spent on a place where drug users legally inject would create $2.33 in savings, researchers say.
An Oakland-based firm is developing architecture to support restorative justice.
Despite state laws, employees can still be terminated for testing positive for weed.
This photo series depicts an unseen side of the criminal justice system: its effect on the families of incarcerated people.
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 feds are investigating a demand of 100 bitcoins to release the transit agency’s encrypted files.