Three decades of increasingly strict border controls not only failed to keep undocumented workers out of the United States; it also prevented them from leaving. Continue reading →
Obama wants to cut the number of people in jails, curb solitary confinement and end mandatory minimum sentences, all this year.
Whatever their crimes, fugitives David Sweat and Richard Matt pulled off an ingenious prison break. So why was their plan to evade authorities so cliché? Continue reading →
Law enforcement officials are taking advantage of new tools of computer science, machine learning and big data to figure out where criminals may strike next.
Dozens of eyewitnesses offered evidence about the death of Michael Brown, and much of it was confusing and contradictory. Here's why.
The mix of drugs used by states that enforce the death penalty has changed over the years, to the point where their contents can actually be a secret. Tara Long surveys the current state of death by lethal injection.
A few weeks ago, an execution in Oklahoma went horribly wrong. Join Laci as she reports on a bipartisan research group that is calling for stricter standards on lethal injections in the United States.
Marijuana users in Colorado and Washington are counting down the hours before the western US states become the first to legalize recreational pot shops on Jan. 1.
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