The law amounts to "cruel and usual punishment."
The Czech Republic is moving to adopt "Czechia" as its official nickname for better branding or whatever.
This morning, Clinton and Sanders spar over tax in an angry Brooklyn debate, nine are dead and over 800 injured after an earthquake hit southern Japan, Edward Snowden turns to music, and more.
The latest contest between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton was unmistakably hostile, but as usual, neither candidate landed a knockout punch.
A Florida prosecutor says there isn't enough evidence to charge Corey Lewandowski with battery, despite a video.
The province saw nearly 500 deaths from drug overdose in 2015, a 30 percent rise from the year before. The main driver behind the rise appears to be the opioid fentanyl.
The lawsuit alleges that a lack of polling locations resulted in "the ultimate disenfranchisement of untold numbers of voters who were unable or unwilling to wait in intolerably long lines."
Michael Hackenberger has stepped down from running the Ontario zoo but says he's innocent.
Demonstrators are planning to welcome the Republican frontrunner home by attempting to shut down his speech in Midtown Manhattan Thursday night.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was really into the idea of putting a woman on money, but then he saw Lin Miranda-Manuel's musical.
Parents and friends of the 219 missing girls kidnapped from a school in northeast Nigeria two years ago today have reacted with joy to video released today appearing to show some of them alive.
This morning, Bernie Sanders says the Democratic primary calendar is unfair, a video released by Boko Haram appears to show kidnapped schoolgirls, former NFL starts test medical weed, and more.
Cuts to basic voting services are melding the right's enthusiasm for spending cuts with its more insidious support for restricting ballot access.
Sanders hung out with Verizon strikers in Brooklyn Wednesday, and also snagged an endorsement from the local union for subway workers ahead of the April 19 New York primary.
Also, Canada doesn't collect data on hate crimes against trans people, which is troubling.
A union official says the new policy "will get officers killed, plain and simple."
When he gets out, he'll be 'affluenza man' Ethan Couch.
Before he was a Texas senator and Tea Party champion, Ted Cruz battled the dildo lobby as Texas solicitor general.
Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson may have resigned following the Panama Papers scandal, but that won't make any difference in the grand scheme of things.
With the help of the Freedom of Information Act, we got a look at the secretive process of how Guantánamo detainees are evaluated for a second chance at freedom.
The law firm has come under intense scrutiny since the Panama Papers leak. Founding partner Ramon Fonseca says it has broken no laws, destroyed no documents, and all its operations are legal.
This morning, the FBI paid hackers to break the San Bernardino shooter's phone, police have raided the law firm at the center of of the Panama Papers scandal, Ben Affleck will helm the next Batman movie, and more.
Even after serving decades-long sentences, sex offenders are often held indefinitely in prison-like conditions—a situation that critics say is legally and ethically dubious.
The Vermont senator's presidential campaign marks the rise of a new group of voters: the religious "nones."