Running out of a church basement in East Baltimore, the nonprofit Turnaround Tuesday has a high success rate of finding jobs for formerly incarcerated people. Its organizers focus on two main tasks: showing people that their past experiences provide unique…
By PBS NewsHour
A rare bipartisan agreement on a bill, which reduces mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders, turned into a heated exchange after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his opposition to the bill. The bill was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate…
By Corinne Segal and Kamala Kelkar
A loud, angry and clear call for change came from Fort Lauderdale on Saturday as survivors of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, along with local leaders and community members, spoke to a rally of several hundred people.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members Saturday, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their…
By Matt O'Brien and Mae Anderson, Associated Press
Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists and it's not clear if the companies have taken sufficient action to prevent something similar from happening again.
By Laura Santhanam and Jenny Marder
When bullets enter a human body, they don’t just pierce tissue, they shatter bones and dislocate limbs.
By Terry Spencer, Associated Press, Tamara Lush, Associated Press and Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
At funerals and in the streets of Parkland, a suburb on the edge of the Everglades, anger bubbled over at the widespread availability of guns and senselessness of the shooting.
By Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
Trump is expected to meet with officials from the Broward County Sheriff's Office later Friday.
Sir Francis Galton, who first coined the idea of eugenics, was born on this day in 1822. We come today not to praise Galton but to bury him along with his faulty and dangerous pseudoscience.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a sweeping federal indictment on Friday afternoon against "Russian conspirators," detailing a highly orchestrated campaign to interfere with the 2016 election by tarnishing Hillary Clinton and promoting Donald Trump. William Brangham reports and Judy…
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