by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on December 14, 2014 Updated: December 14, 2014
Lacy's mother has insisted all along that her son's death could have been a murder.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 13, 2014 Updated: December 15, 2014
“The border wall is leaving a path of death," Pedro Rios, an immigration activist, said.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 12, 2014 Updated: December 12, 2014
This week as all eyes were on budget deal wrangling, with little attention and fanfare, Congress actually got something done to reform the police.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
Liberals face very real challenges when advocating their views to the public. It does not follow, however, that left-leaning lawmakers should trim their sails on actual matters of policy.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 12, 2014
The officer says he pulled out a gun after being attacked. But some witness reports on Twitter suggest a protester threw a punch only after the officer pulled out his gun.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 12, 2014
"State tourism tax incentives cannot be used to fund religious indoctrination or otherwise be used to advance religion," tourism Secretary Robert Stewart said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
Spoiler alert: Putting the Department of Homeland Security on a tight budgetary leash won't actually do anything to punish Obama over his executive action, but it will hurt America in other ways.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
A move to shield medical marijuana from federal prosecution stands in stark contrast to another budget provision blocking recreational pot.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on December 10, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
An Idaho nurse is leading the latest charge against the U.S. National Security Agency's dragnet phone data surveillance program.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on December 10, 2014
The Supreme Court carved so many holes in campaign finance law that another hole can only allow but so much more money to leak out. Nevertheless, these changes could prove quite significant if one of the Court's five Republicans are replaced.