The United States is struggling to hold back the coronavirus. More than 30 states are reporting a rise in infections, and several are now reconsidering their plans to loosen restrictions and reopen economic activities. William Brangham talks to Dr. Tom…
Activists and scholars say major wins in the Supreme Court do not negate the myriad setbacks that have occurred at the state and local level for the LGBTQ community as a whole, even after the Obergefell ruling.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that placed restrictions on doctors who perform abortions. Chief Justice John Roberts provided the swing vote to form a 5-4 majority. John Yang reports on the implications of the…
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown says he'll put 1,200 extra cops on the street during the July 4 weekend in the hopes of stemming the surge in violence that typically comes with the holiday weekend.
By Associated Press
With a "defund the police" sit-in protest continuing outside City Hall, de Blasio said that the NYPD had found ways to find the cuts from its current $6 billion budget that would open up more funding for other community programs.
By Ryan E. Little, Gina Scalpone, Nick McCool, Theresa Diffendal, Zack Demars, Aneurin Canham-Clyne, Riin Aljas, The Howard Center for Investigative Reporting Howard Center for Investigative Journalism
Reporting by a consortium of seven universities shows that most of the country's least affordable communities have five or more laws that prohibit everything from sharing food to standing in one place too long.
A Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to obtain admitting privileges at a nearby hospital “is unconstitutional,” a majority of justices on the Supreme Court ruled Monday.
By Amna Nawaz, Sam Lane, Mike Fritz, Vika Aronson, Emily Carpeaux, Erica R. Hendry
Police unions are under the microscope like never before. Though police unions play a critical role in protecting officers rights, experts say they can also block reform and prevent officers from being held accountable in cases of misconduct. In this…
By Courtney Vinopal
The House Natural Resources Committee will hold an oversight hearing June 29 to discuss the clash between protesters and U.S. Park Police at Lafayette Square earlier in the month.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics.
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