South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, the lone black Republican in the Senate, candidly described being stopped by police, even Capitol Hill cops, because of the color of his skin.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
DALLAS — At a memorial for slain police officers, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a week of deeply troubling violence has appeared to expose "the deepest fault lines of our democracy." But he insisted the nation is not as…
By Darlene Superville and Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
President Barack Obama called Sunday for greater tolerance, respect and understanding from police officers toward the people they take an oath to protect as well as from individuals who think the police are too heavy handed and intolerant, particularly toward…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Activists say black gun owners are often treated differently than white gun owners to a sometimes fatal degree.
By Lisa Desjardins
But what do we know about when and how police officers are attacked and killed? Here are some questions and answers.
By PBS NewsHour
Ukraine is waging two wars: one against Russian-backed separatists in the East and one against its own internal corruption. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin, in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, begins his report in Odessa, where there have…
Baltimore officer Caesar Goodson, 46, was acquitted Thursday of second-degree murder and all other charges related to the death of Freddie Gray.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
The Supreme Court on Thursday placed new limits on state laws that make it a crime for motorists suspected of drunken driving to refuse alcohol tests.
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, President Obama honored 13 law enforcement officers, including one who was killed in the line of duty, the Medal of Valor at the White House for their exceptional courage in the face…
Paton Blough has two labels he will have to bear for the rest of his life: “bipolar” and “convicted felon.” Having been arrested during his delusional episodes, Blough uses his experiences to help train police officers in crisis management when…
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