The U.S. attorney general is bringing back the harshest sentences for low-level drug offenses, rejecting Obama-era reforms.
A new book examines how African-American communities contributed to laying the groundwork for a punitive criminal-justice system.
President Trump’s budget would eliminate the Legal Services Corporation, which helps low-income individuals obtain representation in civil proceedings.
A wave of bills aimed at curtailing protests and demonstrations has started to make its way through state legislatures across the country.
President Trump is vowing to “send in the Feds,” but researchers aren’t convinced they understand the rise, or how to stop it.
Authorities say Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, is the suspect in both blasts on Saturday.
Australia officially updates its lingo for the first time in nearly three decades.
Three officers are dead and three more are injured after a gunman opened fire Sunday morning.
More details are emerging about the man who carried out Sunday’s shooting rampage that killed 49 people.
In a letter sent Friday, federal officials warn local districts not to discriminate against students using restrooms.
A high-profile Black Lives Matter activist is taking his fight to the polls, joining the race to become the next leader of Baltimore.
From outer space down to the streets.
French investigators are hunting for an apparent eighth perpetrator as more details about the terrorists become public.
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks that killed at least 129 people. French President Francois Hollande has vowed a “merciless” response.
Europe's latest secessionist movement wants to revive the Most Serene Republic of old.
Ukraine's Independence Square, and the revolutionary dimensions of public spaces.