The factory's new owners insist it will stay open and continue supplying restaurants with their legit product.
The true story of a failed bomb plot, an 18-year-old informant, and a massive fuck-up by the US government.
When I was sentenced to a decade behind bars, I knew that the earliest I would be online again was in 123 months. A lot can change in that time.
Construction companies leading the Christchurch rebuild have come under fire for exploiting cheap, and at times illegal, migrant labour.
We talked to the creator of the fighting style about the responsibility that comes with teaching people how to defend yourself with a knife.
In California, if you tell a medical professional you've checked out underage nudes, they're required to report you to the police.
Josh Denbeaux takes on cases most attorneys would consider lost causes. When I asked him why, he said, "Well, I don't lose."
The verdict came after a bizarre trial that was heavily covered by the national media and renewed focus on the problem of mental health among America's veterans.
An insider's account of the bizarre world of the Chinese state-run English-language media.
New York is showing new inmates videos with tips from prisoners on how to avoid rape. Here's how advocates and experts focused on the prison-industrial complex are reacting.
The government apparently doesn't consider Martin's death a civil rights issue, even as it continues weighing whether to press charges for more recent killings of unarmed black men.
The late actor's character from the 1980s movie Road House is reportedly being used to teach New York City cops how to play nice.
Gay activists in NZ say they're tired of banks getting into bed with them for profits. And now they've got the pink paint to prove it.
In a world where photos of corpses can circulate around the internet and cause distress to grieving families, does it make sense to formally ban anyone taking pictures of dead bodies?
Hundreds of millions of dollars flow into the city for the annual celebration, but do sex workers benefit from that orgy of spending? I talked to some strippers and escorts to find out.
Antonio Zambrano-Montes was shot after throwing rocks and cars, but the cops are unlikely to face charges over his death.
The sticking point, of course, is what constitutes a justifiable reason to kill yourself—or have a doctor do so for you.
Hundreds of thousands of bodies lie under the ground in Hart Island, but despite the efforts of activists, it remains difficult for families to find out if their relatives are buried there.
New York City cops are lumping dance crews together with actual street gangs, and experts say this assumption is dangerously misguided.
Minneapolis's large Somali community has seen plenty of local youth recruited by extremists over the years, but some say the problem is inequality, not a lack of counseling or outreach.
I hired a male counterpart to see what the other side of the transaction looks like.
One inmate says that prison gangs and even guards team up to assault and sometimes kill sex offenders.
LA street cop Bryan Vila met a guy in a bar who offered him a job on the Micronesian island of Saipan. He took it and ended up staying for six years, dealing with everything from political uprisings to a prison escape.
While Sydney's supervised injecting room has been a widely accepted success, the Victorian government still opposes a facility in Melbourne.