A new study finds that military members with a history of brain injuries, some of which may have been sustained earlier in life, run a higher suicide risk.
Foreign Affairs / Defense May 15, 2013, 3:53 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
A new study finds that military members with a history of brain injuries, some of which may have been sustained earlier in life, run a higher suicide risk.
Foreign Affairs / Defense May 10, 2013, 11:49 am ET · by Sarah Childress
The military’s campaign to prevent sexual assault centers on telling servicemen not to have sex with women when they’re drunk.
Kind Hearted Woman May 2, 2013, 12:29 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Spirit Lake’s leadership has been beset by allegations that it ignored or enabled problems of child abuse on the reservation. The BIA has known about the problems at Spirit Lake for at least two years, but took no action until a whistleblower went public with concerns.
Foreign Affairs / Defense May 1, 2013, 2:38 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Obama blames Congress for keeping Guantanamo open, but he’s also helped to preserve a situation that he described on Tuesday as “not sustainable.”
Top Secret America April 30, 2013, 9:40 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The FBI and the CIA had been tipped off about one of the bombers two years ago. Could the attacks have been prevented?
The Retirement Gamble April 23, 2013, 9:35 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
We asked three experts what the important questions are.
Criminal Justice April 22, 2013, 4:23 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Obama banned torture, but hasn’t taken steps to keep it from happening again, according to a recently released report.
Lost in Detention April 22, 2013, 1:47 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The number of deportation cases is the highest it’s been in 15 years.
Criminal Justice April 17, 2013, 4:09 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
In addition to the forensic evidence left behind, what’s not yet known about the attacks can offer clues to the bomber’s identity, according to a former FBI agent who investigated the 9/11 attacks.
Lost in Detention April 16, 2013, 4:02 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
But the U.S. has already spent billions — and according to a recent GAO report, we don’t know whether it’s making a difference.
Kind Hearted Woman April 12, 2013, 1:53 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The elders say the council hasn’t dealt with corruption and child abuse on the North Dakota reservation.
Newtown Divided April 11, 2013, 12:44 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Senate’s bipartisan compromise on guns has one major exception.
Newtown Divided April 10, 2013, 2:04 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Arming teachers and faculty or school officers are among the more popular pieces of gun legislation to be proposed post-Newtown.
Syria Behind the Lines April 9, 2013, 9:42 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Two years into Syria’s civil war, no nation wants to end up on the losing side. Here’s how the world powers stack up.
Never Forget to Lie April 5, 2013, 12:29 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Before the Holocaust engulfed Europe, Bransk was a quiet little town in Poland. By the end of the war, every Jewish person in Bransk was gone, most of them killed in gas chambers at Treblinka. In Shtetl, director Marian Marzynski goes back to tell their story.
The Confessions April 3, 2013, 3:58 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Eric Wilson served more than seven years for a rape it seems almost certain that he didn’t commit.
Kind Hearted Woman April 3, 2013, 11:31 am ET · by Sarah Childress
For centuries, tribal rule has been overshadowed by federal laws that gave jurisdiction to federal authorities. But that’s changing.
Newtown Divided April 2, 2013, 3:30 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Until recently, most Connecticut residents doubted they’d even bring a bill to the floor. Now a bill’s likely to pass on Wednesday. What happened?
Kind Hearted Woman April 1, 2013, 8:42 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The struggles that Robin Poor Bear, formerly Charboneau, endures in Kind Hearted Woman are unfortunately too common for many Native Americans.
Kind Hearted Woman March 29, 2013, 3:02 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The case had been flagged by a whistleblower, whose reports helped lead to federal intervention on the reservation.
Raising Adam Lanza March 28, 2013, 11:20 am ET · by Sarah Childress
A Connecticut state prosecutor released today new information on the investigation of the Newtown, Conn. shooting, revealing that Adam Lanza had access to the multiple guns his mother had purchased and taught him to shoot.
The Suicide Plan March 26, 2013, 1:46 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Final Exit Network, which has defeated charges of illegally aiding suicides in Arizona and Georgia, is now fighting its third case.
Kind Hearted Woman March 25, 2013, 4:17 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
New domestic violence protections for Native American women will take time to put in place. For some, it may not happen at all.
Newtown Divided March 22, 2013, 3:21 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, based in Newtown, today released a radio ad warning that proposed gun-control legislation would only “punish” law-abiding firearms owners.
Lost in Detention March 19, 2013, 4:34 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
It was due to budget reasons, Director John Morton told Congress today.
Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown March 19, 2013, 11:08 am ET · by Sarah Childress
Since the disaster, Fukushima’s workers have been shunned and some are experiencing severe mental trauma. Watch what happened to them that day.
Iraq / War on Terror March 18, 2013, 1:36 pm ET · by Sarah Childress Evan Wexler and Bill Rockwood
The Iraq war cost twice as much as the war in Afghanistan, and more than 16 times as much as the Bush administration predicted. But what did we pay for?
Newtown Divided March 15, 2013, 1:28 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
More than 1,000 new bills have been proposed at the state level since Newtown. What’s happening in your state?
Dollars and Dentists March 13, 2013, 10:28 am ET · by Sarah Childress
The chain, which is one of several dental chains under scrutiny for its practices, allegedly pushed for diagnoses that would lead to more expensive treatment.
The Untouchables March 6, 2013, 2:15 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The attorney general’s comments underscored previous concerns that the Justice Department hasn’t been sufficiently aggressive in prosecuting major banks for the fiscal crisis.
Kind Hearted Woman February 28, 2013, 2:52 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Bureau of Indian Affairs detailed for the first time on Wednesday the efforts it’s made to address concerns of child abuse on the Spirit Lake reservation in North Dakota. Some residents said it wasn’t enough.
Criminal Justice February 28, 2013, 10:55 am ET · by Sarah Childress
It’s been 20 years to the day since the federal government began its siege of the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas. What really happened?
Government / Elections / Politics February 26, 2013, 12:25 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
An Alabama county says the civil rights-era law is outdated. It will make its case before the Supreme Court tomorrow.
Kind Hearted Woman February 25, 2013, 4:19 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
It’s been five months since the federal government took over child services at a North Dakota reservation amid reports of unchecked child abuse. What’s changed?
Newtown Divided February 19, 2013, 9:39 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
You’ve heard of the NRA. Now meet the gun industry’s lobby, based in Newtown, Conn.
Raising Adam Lanza February 19, 2013, 10:08 am ET · by Sarah Childress
As a child, Adam got upset when others gave him a high-five or a pat on the back. It saddened his mother, Nancy, who didn’t know how to help him.
Raising Adam Lanza February 15, 2013, 4:50 am ET · by Sarah Childress
For months, FRONTLINE and the Hartford Courant have been investigating the young man who took the lives of so many in … Continue reading
Cliffhanger February 12, 2013, 7:40 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Congress faces two deadlines with long-term repercussions in the next few weeks — and another debt-ceiling time bomb in the coming months.
Cliffhanger February 12, 2013, 10:54 am ET · by Sarah Childress
Eric Cantor, Kevin McCarthy and Paul Ryan, three young House Republicans, had a plan to move the party away from the dusty establishment and into the 21st century.
Newtown Divided February 5, 2013, 4:46 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, based in Newtown, Conn., critiqued Obama’s skeet-shooting skills and advised against any new firearm restrictions.
Kind Hearted Woman February 4, 2013, 4:35 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
One of the new changes in the Violence Against Women Act could help protect Native American women from abusers. So why has it been so controversial?
The Untouchables January 23, 2013, 6:04 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Lanny Breuer is leaving his position as head of the Justice Department’s criminal division, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. As assistant attorney … Continue reading
The Education of Michelle Rhee January 8, 2013, 9:34 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Kaya Henderson, Rhee’s protégé and successor, has maintained a lower profile while continuing many of Rhee’s controversial reforms.
The Interrupters December 20, 2012, 1:57 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
We talked to CeaseFire’s Tio Hardiman about what he’d tell the president’s new commission on gun violence.
Foreign Affairs / Defense December 20, 2012, 10:57 am ET · by Sarah Childress
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have taken a toll — but most service members who take their lives have never been deployed. What’s going on?
Newtown Divided December 17, 2012, 2:29 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Obama has expanded gun rights during his presidency so far. Will his new call to action bring any change?
Big Sky, Big Money December 14, 2012, 4:36 pm ET · by Sarah Childress and Emma Schwartz
The dark money group from Citizens United is under investigation in Montana for illegally coordinating with political campaigns.
Lost in Detention December 6, 2012, 6:11 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Immigrants detained in facilities run by the Homeland Security department are a step closer to having the same protections from abuse as other inmates in the U.S., nearly a year after a government investigation found troubling allegations of sexual abuse in some facilities.
ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America November 30, 2012, 1:49 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
There are more people today than ever living with HIV/AIDS. But far fewer people are contracting the virus now than they were more than a decade ago. Who came out on top — and who’s falling behind? Here’s a look around the world.
Murdoch's Scandal November 29, 2012, 1:42 pm ET · by Sarah Childress and Jason M. Breslow
A long-awaited inquiry of the British press in the wake of the nation’s phone-hacking and bribery scandal has recommended the creation of an independent regulator to police a media culture that “at times, can only be described as outrageous,” according to the report.
ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America November 27, 2012, 4:42 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Every month, 1,000 young Americans are infected with HIV. What can be done to stop it?
Murdoch's Scandal November 20, 2012, 11:31 am ET · by Sarah Childress
In the most serious charges to date in the Murdoch scandal, two top aides are accused of paying officials for information.
The Suicide Plan November 13, 2012, 9:12 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
How the right-to-die movement has shaped the debate about assisted suicide in the U.S. from 1980 to today.
The Suicide Plan November 13, 2012, 9:11 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
So controversial is the question of assisted death that even advocates disagree about what to call it.
Big Sky, Big Money November 1, 2012, 5:41 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
“Big Sky, Big Money” is causing ripples in Montana, where protesters gathered outside ATP, and the office investigating the group reported a break-in.
Government / Elections / Politics November 1, 2012, 4:08 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Supreme Court is set to decide on Friday whether it will take up two cases to determine the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act. Here’s why.
The Suicide Plan November 1, 2012, 10:52 am ET · by Sarah Childress
Massachusetts could become the third state to legalize physician-assisted suicide, if voters approve a ballot initiative on Nov. 6. The … Continue reading
Climate of Doubt October 23, 2012, 9:33 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
For more than three decades, the politics surrounding climate change in the United States have been characterized by an often deep partisan divide.
Lost in Detention October 22, 2012, 10:56 am ET · by Sarah Childress
After abuses were uncovered, the Obama administration called for an overhaul of the immigrant detention system. But how much has changed?
Big Money 2012 October 19, 2012, 10:27 am ET · by Sarah Childress
A new Marketplace story asks whether anonymity is detrimental or essential to the political process.
Government / Elections / Politics October 16, 2012, 3:15 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Early voting can continue in Ohio for all voters, after the Supreme Court declined (pdf) Tuesday to consider a case … Continue reading
Dropout Nation October 12, 2012, 12:32 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
When we last saw Marcus, the stubborn, charismatic student in Dropout Nation, he had just punched another kid in the face two hours before the school year ended, an act that jeopardized his chance to stay in school and play football.
Big Money 2012 October 11, 2012, 1:25 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
When it came to asking for votes, unions once could only knock on their own members’ doors. Not anymore.
The Choice 2012 October 4, 2012, 10:54 am ET · by Sarah Childress
As a state senator, Obama hung two pictures in his Springfield office that said a lot about the man he was, and who he wanted to become.
The Choice 2012 October 3, 2012, 10:59 am ET · by Sarah Childress
In this rarely seen letter, written while he was a community organizer in Chicago, Obama is still very much the writer, scribbling eloquent descriptions of his new hometown on yellow legal paper.
Government / Elections / Politics October 2, 2012, 1:54 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
A judge ruled that Pennsylvania’s voter ID law can’t be implemented fairly in time for the presidential election in November.
Inside FRONTLINE October 2, 2012, 12:58 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Watch our latest Emmy-award winning films here.
The Choice 2012 October 1, 2012, 11:06 am ET · by Sarah Childress
Obama learned from his first big loss to Bobby Rush. Before he launched his next political campaign, he engaged in some political maneuvering that would allow him to run for, and win, a seat in the U.S. Senate.
The Choice 2012 September 27, 2012, 10:57 am ET · by Sarah Childress
He may be a skilled orator now, but Obama’s performance in some of his early debates wasn’t so impressive.
Dropout Nation September 25, 2012, 8:37 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Like many of the kids who wind up in failing public schools, Harvard economist Roland Fryer grew up amid violence and drugs, and with little hope for the future.
Dropout Nation September 25, 2012, 8:36 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Students can get a high school diploma for a few hundred bucks and an online exam.
Dropout Nation September 25, 2012, 8:35 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
When the school year began again, Marcus came back to Sharpstown. He had thrown away all of his school uniform polo shirts at the end of last school year, in a fit of frustration.
Inside FRONTLINE September 24, 2012, 3:22 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Online News Association selected FRONTLINE for its 2012 General Excellence Award for Online Journalism for small websites this weekend. … Continue reading
The Choice 2012 September 24, 2012, 10:58 am ET · by Sarah Childress
Notes from a former student in Obama’s constitutional law class at the University of Chicago reveal an energetic, nuanced thinker.
The Choice 2012 September 20, 2012, 11:02 am ET · by Sarah Childress
Obama had long been passionate about making a difference, helping others.
The Choice 2012 September 18, 2012, 6:13 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Come Nov. 6, voters are going to have two very different candidates to choose from in Barack Obama and Mitt … Continue reading
Kind Hearted Woman September 17, 2012, 4:35 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Bureau of Indian Affairs said Monday that it will take control of social services on a North Dakota reservation, … Continue reading
The Choice 2012 September 17, 2012, 10:54 am ET · by Sarah Childress
As a sophomore at Occidental College, Barry Obama began to develop his identity as a writer.
Government / Elections / Politics August 17, 2012, 3:05 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Voter ID laws aren’t the only new restrictions that might affect turnout in November.
Government / Elections / Politics August 13, 2012, 2:07 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Courts are expected to rule on two key cases this week. Here’s what you need to know.
Murdoch's Scandal August 9, 2012, 4:58 pm ET · by Sarah Childress and Sam Bailey
Its less profitable publishing arm was largely to blame, as you can see in our updated graphic which shows how News Corp. makes its money.
Business / Economy / Financial August 3, 2012, 12:14 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
This is the worst job market for lawyers in nearly two decades, according to the National Association for Law Placement. But the … Continue reading
Criminal Justice July 31, 2012, 12:40 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Florida killing of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teen earlier this year, has brought national attention to the laws … Continue reading
Law & Disorder July 24, 2012, 6:36 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Justice Department and the city of New Orleans today jointly announced sweeping reforms to the New Orleans Police Department, the result of a long-awaited consent decree stemming from investigations into police misconduct in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Murdoch's Scandal July 24, 2012, 2:43 pm ET · by Sarah Childress and Gretchen Gavett
Eight individuals were charged in the scandal today. Here’s what you need to know.
Criminal Justice July 18, 2012, 6:01 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
President Barack Obama has ordered a new review of a commutation request by Clarence Aaron, a first-time offender sentenced to … Continue reading
Fast Times at West Philly High July 17, 2012, 9:31 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The engineer-turned-teacher started a new program last year for high school students centered around project-based learning.
Government / Elections / Politics July 17, 2012, 6:02 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Florida officials will be allowed to check potential voters’ names against a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) citizenship database, in … Continue reading
The Spill July 16, 2012, 12:53 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The $13 million settlement is the latest in the regulatory body’s efforts to hold the company accountable for a 2005 refinery explosion, which killed 15 people and injured 170.
ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America July 13, 2012, 12:41 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The number of children born with HIV peaked in the 1990s, amid what were called the “twin epidemics” of HIV and crack.
Inside FRONTLINE July 12, 2012, 6:14 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Eight films and our fall promotional campaign were nominated for News & Documentary Emmy Awards today.
Law & Disorder July 12, 2012, 4:50 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Watch Law and Disorder, FRONTLINE’s investigation into questionable police shootings by the New Orleans Police Department in the wake of … Continue reading
ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America July 12, 2012, 2:10 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) supervision of programs that receive funding under the Ryan White Care Act … Continue reading
ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America July 11, 2012, 1:02 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
When AIDS first struck, there were no drugs to treat it. People simply died. Now, drugs reduce the amount of … Continue reading
ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America July 10, 2012, 10:59 am ET · by Sarah Childress
In 1981, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published a notice that five young gay men in the Los Angeles area had died from an unusual form of pneumonia.
Dollars and Dentists June 28, 2012, 11:55 am ET · by Sarah Childress
Long overlooked as a secondary aspect of health care, dental care is an important element of overall health, experts say. … Continue reading
Obama's Deal June 28, 2012, 11:33 am ET · by Sarah Childress
Our shortlist of the people — and vegetable — that won or lost when it came to today’s Supreme Court decision
College, Inc. June 27, 2012, 5:41 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Obama administration warned this week that nearly 100 for-profit colleges could lose federal funds for not meeting new performance requirement standards.
ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America June 27, 2012, 12:24 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Three decades after the AIDS epidemic hit full-force, the United Nations now says it’s possible to eradicate the disease by 2015 — in part by preventing new infections.
Dollars and Dentists June 26, 2012, 9:45 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Dental care in America divides people into two camps: those who can afford regular preventive care and cleanings, and those … Continue reading
The Madoff Affair June 25, 2012, 12:40 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The funds will go to the hundreds of Merkin investors, most of whom will get more than 40 percent of their losses, up to $5 million each.
Dollars and Dentists June 25, 2012, 10:16 am ET · by Sarah Childress
Millions of Americans are ending up in the emergency room instead of the dentist’s chair when they have problems with their teeth — sometimes even when they have insurance.
Syria Behind the Lines June 22, 2012, 2:51 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
What began as a street uprising among united, angry Syrians has become a sprawling, scattered opposition force trying to bring down the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
Who's Afraid of Ai Weiwei? June 21, 2012, 12:25 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Ai Weiwei, the artist known for his provocative challenges to China’s police state, told NPR today that he’s been banned … Continue reading
Government / Elections / Politics June 20, 2012, 5:08 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Today, President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege for the first time in his presidency, refusing to hand over documents connected … Continue reading
Digital Nation June 19, 2012, 2:14 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
With the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq winding down, a recently released report from the Department of Defense offers new insight into the military’s plans for its more than 1,800 drones it says are embedded across all four branches of the military.
Dollars and Dentists June 19, 2012, 12:21 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
More than 100 million Americans don’t go to the dentist because they can’t afford it. Instead, they end up broke, … Continue reading
Criminal Justice June 18, 2012, 3:06 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Rodney King, who was found dead this weekend in a swimming pool at his house, once said that he believed his beating … Continue reading
Money, Power and Wall Street June 14, 2012, 1:12 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
U.S. home foreclosure filings increased 9 percent last month over April, according to a new report from RealtyTrac, an online … Continue reading
Government / Elections / Politics June 12, 2012, 12:04 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Local officials have already stopped the purge after finding eligible voters on the list.
Government / Elections / Politics June 8, 2012, 3:54 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Local election supervisors, about half of whom are Republican, have balked at the move by state officials to strike ineligible names from voter lists.
Lost in Detention June 7, 2012, 5:49 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The news comes as Obama is courting Latino voters in his re-election bid.
Educating Sergeant Pantzke June 7, 2012, 2:01 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Fifteen state attorneys general are investigating the company behind the website for allegedly providing misleading information.
Criminal Justice June 6, 2012, 5:25 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
In a scandal that’s unraveled over decades, a longtime Chicago police commander and some of his subordinates allegedly tortured more than 100 … Continue reading
The Interrupters June 4, 2012, 12:28 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Chicago is trying again to stem its high murder rate, which has been fueled by an entrenched culture of gang violence.
Government / Elections / Politics May 31, 2012, 4:38 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Nearly every state — 41 so far — has introduced some kind of restrictive voting legislation since the beginning of last … Continue reading
Money, Power and Wall Street May 31, 2012, 3:53 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
There’s little in the way of comprehensive bean-counting when it comes to the financial crisis. That’s in part because it’s still … Continue reading
Foreign Affairs / Defense May 31, 2012, 12:19 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Ben Miller’s drones are some of the latest bots to fly in American skies. The manager for the drone program … Continue reading
FRONTLINE World May 30, 2012, 10:34 am ET · by Sarah Childress
Convicted war criminal Charles Taylor was sentenced to 50 years in prison Wednesday, marking the end of a years-long legal process to … Continue reading
Al Qaeda In Yemen May 29, 2012, 12:11 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Washington Post‘s David Ignatius describes the film as “fascinating” and “gutsy.”
College, Inc. May 25, 2012, 1:58 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
While state and local governments cut back funding to public higher education institutions, the volume of federal government subsidies to for-profit colleges and universities continues to increase
Law & Disorder May 23, 2012, 4:45 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Sgt. Lesia Mims told the FBI what she knew about Henry Glover’s death but apparently not her own department.
Six Billion Dollar Bet May 22, 2012, 9:43 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
As the markets reveled in JP Morgan’s $2 billion loss, and scrambled to understand the $6 billion wipe-out at MF Global, observers asked why, in the wake of the economic meltdown, anyone would take such extreme risks. The answer, of course, is that sometimes those gambles pay off.
Opium Brides May 21, 2012, 12:36 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Poppy eradication in Afghanistan has nearly tripled in the past year amid violent resistance from farmers, as NATO prepares to … Continue reading
Lost in Detention May 18, 2012, 11:27 am ET · by Sarah Childress
The Justice Department released new rules yesterday designed to curb sexual abuse in federal and state detention facilities, including stricter … Continue reading
Criminal Justice May 17, 2012, 1:47 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
Two war-crimes trials underway at The Hague have drawn notice for their high-profile suspects. Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb … Continue reading
Criminal Justice May 16, 2012, 4:49 pm ET · by Sarah Childress
The Village Voice recently published startling new images of inmate abuse as part of the paper’s ongoing investigation into violence … Continue reading
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