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Jul 1, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
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 →
Jun 30, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Addressing hate crimes, conversion therapy and anti-discrimination laws are just a few of the next steps for the gay-rights movement. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2015 09:02 AM ET
The CIA released a report on its failures prior to 9/11, yet parts of the report still remain classified. So, what is the government hiding?
Apr 29, 2015 12:50 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The Supreme Court's decision on gay marriage will affect same-sex couples in lots of ways. Here are just a few.
Apr 15, 2015 09:37 AM ET
The 1964 Wilderness Act, written to protect public lands, makes commercial photos and films illegal without a permit. But in the age of the smartphone, it has not kept up with the times.
Mar 31, 2015 09:55 AM ET
Once you become a U.S. Supreme Court justice, you have a gig for life. Why is it different for these nine men and women, when presidents and congress persons have to be re-elected to continue serving?
Feb 9, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The tattered document dates back to 1300, 85 years after King John of England was compelled to sign the first agreement limiting the rights of kings.
Jan 27, 2015 08:21 AM ET
It's a notion that might fly under the radar a bit, but not all prisons are state or federally run. Some corrections facilities are in effect outsourced to private firms. Julia explains.
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