• Christmas decorations and a small tree frame the Mother Emanuel AME Church after the federal trial of Dylann Roof who was found guilty of 33 counts including hate crimes in Charleston, South Carolina December 15, 2016. REUTERS/Randall Hill - RTX2V9DY
    January 4, 2017  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, the white supremacist who killed nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, insisted in court he’s not mentally ill. Dylann Roof is acting as his own lawyer in the death penalty phase of his federal hate crimes trial. Also, in Turkey, authorities say they’ve identified the gunman in a New Year’s Eve nightclub attack that killed 39 people. Continue reading

  • Relatives of Fatih Cakmak, a security guard and a victim of an attack by a gunman at Reina nightclub, react during his funeral in Istanbul, Turkey, January 2, 2017.     REUTERS/Umit Bektas - RTX2X7K5
    January 2, 2017  

    In Turkey, a nationwide manhunt is underway for the attacker who opened fire on an Istanbul nightclub in the early hours of New Year’s Day, killing 39. Turkey has been a key player in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria, and the attack comes two weeks after the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Istanbul. William Brangham reports. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2012  

    The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that police violated the Constitution by attaching a GPS-tracking device to a car owned by a Washington, D.C., club owner, eventually leading to a cocaine-trafficking conviction. Jeffrey Brown discusses their reasoning and the implications with The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle. Continue reading