A new study reveals the reasons that LGBTQ teens find themselves pushed into the sex trade—and why the cycle is so hard to break.
A criminologist dissects the so-called black site, where military interrogation techniques are allegedly substituted for questioning.
Seattle has joined a growing list of major American cities trying out the Swedish approach to reducing traffic deaths.
All over America, people have put small "give one, take one" book exchanges in front of their homes. Then they were told to tear them down.
Police in Harlan, Kentucky, put out an all-points bulletin for the character as a suspect behind record-cold temperatures. But what about Mr. Freeze?
Forget the handful of states that have legalized the drug. There are 566 tribes currently mulling whether to sell pot.
The city's new approach puts an emphasis on fast, cheap, and lean designs.
Psychologists still don't fully understand driving-related violence. But technology and improved transit infrastructure offer solutions to minimize it.
An interactive map takes down D.C.'s urban legends. Expanded, it could offer a hyperlocal look at the lore of cities across the country.
The dilemma with letting cops choose what to turn over—or releasing everything they see.
But you probably shouldn't do that, says the artist making them.
The result: footage so arresting it should be prescribed as a diuretic.
Citizens want details on crime in their neighborhoods, and law enforcement agencies are giving it to them. But there is such a thing as too much information.
The city's "scarlet letter" system joins a long line of policies designed to embarrass. But do they work?
Whether you can safely help a stranger during a crisis largely depends on where you live.
The perils of "biking while black" came into sharp focus this month.
Even after widespread protests over police brutality and racial profiling, a majority of the public thinks cops are doing well "protecting the safety and rights of minorities."
How a sense of community can help stop a bullet.
Neither country can afford to let the recent attacks in Paris distort the policy debate on the role of law enforcement.