Michael Brown was one of several black men shot dead by police last week. Another was 22-year-old John Crawford III, shot inside a Wal-Mart while carrying a BB gun he picked up in the toy aisle of the store.
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In New York’s largest jail, a “correction officers physically abuse adolescent inmates with the expectation that they will face little or no consequences for their unlawful conduct," according recent federal findings.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) has good reason to be confident that he will escape felony charges alleging that he misused his veto power in a failed attempt to coerce a Democratic prosecutor into resigning.