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Dec 21, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
An African American gunman with an apparent grudge killed two New York police officers in a cold-blooded attack after weeks of outrage over police killings of unarmed black men.
Dec 12, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Eric Niiler
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.
Dec 4, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Policing is violent, and juries often give officers benefit of the doubt.
Nov 26, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dozens of eyewitnesses offered evidence about the death of Michael Brown, and much of it was confusing and contradictory. Here's why.
Nov 24, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Discovery News
The protests in Ferguson, Mo. are just the most recent in a decades-long history of civil unrest following violence against unarmed African Americans.
Jun 17, 2013 06:11 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A psychic who falsely reported a mass murder on a Texas ranch in 2011 has been ordered to pay $7 million in damages. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2013 06:25 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Florida man broke a hotel window, claiming he was pursued by zombies. And he's not the only one. Continue reading →
May 14, 2013 03:29 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Despite parents' concerns and news media stories, child abductions by strangers are much rarer than most people think. Continue reading →
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