It's being hailed as a turning point in the long, long war, but it's too early to declare peace just yet.
To this day, sex workers are targeted by serial killers and other criminals and are afraid of going to the police. Tragically, their lives don't seem to matter to many people.
According to a new report, Mexican federal police shot at the students and collected bullet casings to cover up their involvement.
A new report suggests that 45-year-old Sandra McElroy, a serial liar with a history of head trauma, may have helped get Officer Darren Wilson off scot-free after killing Michael Brown.
Bureaucratic obstacles are making it next to impossible for families to find their lost loved ones, or even learn where they died.
Highlights from the year include: national security excesses, a double standard for the rich and poor, corruption, oligarchy, racially biased policing, and straight-up torture.
A cascade of family violence has claimed six lives and left a suburban Philadelphia community on lockdown.
In a civil complaint, they claim the Bushmaster in particular allowed the mentally disturbed 20-year-old to kill 26 people in less than five minutes.
The gunman who seized a cafe in downtown Sydney has reportedly been killed by police, but not before two hostages were killed (and four wounded). Here's how it played out online.
The free app allows sex workers to raise the alarm about violent clients by broadcasting a short message describing the person and the incident to other sex workers nearby.
When cops or their supporters ask what an officer should do in a situation where someone appears to be armed, they should look at this confrontation in a Brooklyn synagogue.
Over the weekend, posters that looked like ads for the Metropolitan Police appeared all over the UK capital calling the cops institutionally racist.
Just how easy is it to set up a bogus, anonymously owned shell entity in the United States that can be used to funnel money offshore to evade taxes or finance terrorism or crime? I decided to see for myself.
"My photos move between darkness and light. It's sort of a history of South Africa and a history of my state of mind."
The Mafia has always profited from economic crisis. Recessions fill up the mob's coffers and boost its social standing. In fact crime is one of the few sectors of the economy that thrive in moments of financial decline.
It seems inevitable that the marijuana industry will be dominated by major corporations, but what will those corporations look like?
"It's quite nice to be able to turn around to the police and say, 'I'm sorry, but you've got a murder here.'"
As the yoga market is flooded with gurus offering inner peace for $20 an hour, we remain naive to how vulnerable many people may be.
Foreign nationals jetting to the United States solely to shell out cash for organ transplants is a growing problem, according to some advocates active in the donor transplant game.
Britain's council estates have gone from being homes for war heroes and the dignified poor into a giant safe house for organized crime.
The die-in is the signature move of protesters since the cop who put Eric Garner in a choke hold wasn't indicted last week, and the ones who know all about life and death are getting in on the action.
It could be because the lactation aids can be used for a variety of sexual purposes.
Denver has made life miserable for anyone trying to host a show or party that is advertised as allowing pot smoke. But the demand for cannabis clubs and weed-friendly venues is putting the massive grey areas of Colorado's marijuana laws to the test.
A mixup at a factory resulted in DVDs being loaded with hardcore sex scenes instead of an innocent children's theater production.