Crime is up in New York City, but there seems to be a decent way of reducing gun violence that requires absolutely zero police involvement.
We talked with members of the trans community in the UK about the pressure of hiding the fact that they're transgender in order to protect their own safety, while also acknowledging the need for greater trans visibility.
Earlier this month the government in Victoria, Australia, lifted its ban on mixed-martial-arts cage fighting. We went along to see what all the fuss was about.
Having a top-flight football league is a relatively new for Australia. But we do hooliganism like old pros.
The cops may not be at war with Portland gangs, but there is some kind of war going on.
"For every one lawyer that we lose, that's 240 Indigenous people that will miss out on representation."
A new "Enhanced Supervision Housing" unit is just one of the measures in a series of reforms New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hopes will reduce violence at the hellish jail complex.
Because letting coeds loose on college campuses with hidden firearms is the obvious way to stop assault.
The killing of a homeless man on Skid Row has raised new questions about one of America's most notorious police departments.
As Australia celebrates International Women's Day, Indigenous women still face disproportionately higher rates of domestic violence, sexual violence, and incarceration.
Despite some noises late last year about reform at New York's notorious jail, conditions remain brutal, as a series of recent incidents make clear.
I saw a guy almost blinded when his glasses were smashed. I saw a kid in a tiger suit crying on the ground. I saw a woman struggling to pick herself up among the fury of legs and arms. I saw things I'll never unsee.
Shooting a gun in video games should be scary. It shouldn't be something you want to do. And it definitely shouldn't be what the game is designed around, as if getting into a gunfight is both an achievement and a reward.
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.
Photographer Jade Cantwell traveled through Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Egypt in the months before the Arab Spring. Several years later, her photos are reminders of the lives behind the news reports.
Stop Porn Culture and 50 Shades Is Abuse are two organizations that believe the film is dangerous in its promotion of violence against women.
Dennaton's bloody, 8-bit sequel to one of indie gaming's biggest hits is brutal for sure, but the most violent game ever? Come on...
Tony Abbott made headlines last week with top-level responses to family violence. At the same time, federal funding is being pulled from services dealing with the issue on the ground.
Earlier this month, a street performer known as "Sorcerer" was beheaded by militants. Why are these extremists so angry at sleight-of-hand artists?
Abu Mohammed al-Adnani just released a recording titled "Die in Your Rage."
The teacher screened Spanish-speaking segments for her Spanish class, despite the film featuring graphic violence, gore, faeces, strap-ons, 9/11 tattoos, and a dogfight.
A police shooting Monday night shows that city cops are still doing their jobs, but arrest numbers remain low.
I met with Hunter Lee Soik, the 33-year-old behind Shadow—an app that lets you record your dreams upon waking and enter them into a massive database.
The cops were shot in their patrol car around 3 PM—subsequently succumbing to the injuries—while the gunman allegedly shot himself to death soon after.