The creation of a journal on Somalian and African studies—which doesn't have a single Somalian contributor—is raising questions about whose voices are heard in academia and why.
A Gallup survey claims that West Virginians use chemicals to change their state of mind the most and Alaskans do so the least.
Chief Marilyn Slett has declared that if the feds don't have the authority to shut down commercial herring fisheries, the Heiltsuk Nation would.
Which is why many experts think it won't work.
The federal corruption case against New Jersey Democrat Bob Menendez comes down to whether a Palm Beach opthamologist was his co-conspirator or just a really good friend.
From escaping prisons in the US to suing the BC government, Kourosh Bakhtiari's legal history is weird and fascinating.
We talked to one of Fred Phelps's granddaughters about why she quit the gay-hating Kansas church to join the rainbow-painted "Planting Peace" community that sits directly opposite WBC headquarters.
The department is investigating the incident after the video got more than 600,000 views on YouTube.
A major giveaway for rich boat owners is the latest sign that the state is just a playground for the One Percent.
Bangladesh has never been an especially safe place for opposition writers, but things have begun spiraling out of control over the last two years.
The police say the disproportionate cataloguing of blacks was unintentional, yet they'd like to keep all the detailed information they've collected during the process on our addresses, our movements, and our relationships.
Twenty-five years ago, an anti–poll tax march in London turned into a full-on brawl. Here's what the cops were saying about it as it happened.
An Amnesty International report found that conflict and terrorism led governments around the world to execute nearly 500 more people last year than they did in 2013.
Guy Miles is still in prison for robbing a bank, even though two men have since confessed to the crime and say he wasn't involved. How does this happen?
Queensland has the most overcrowded prison system in the country.
The suspect had recently sought psychological care and has claimed to be suffering from insomnia, dizziness, depression, and "a disconnection from reality" at the time of the poisonings.
After closing arguments begin next week, we'll move on to the sentencing phase, and the Boston Marathon bombing trial's key moment.
A woman dies every eight minutes from unsafe abortion. These activists are trying to change that.
Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin, have repeatedly denied that their soldiers are in Ukraine, arguing that the Russians who are fighting there are all volunteers.
Was political bullying to blame for the deaths of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich and his spokesman?
On his first campaign swing through New Hampshire, the Texas Senator tries to rouse an "army of young people" to embrace the right-wing fringe.
They scared a pregnant woman and one of them got arrested for assault.
Pissed-off former students are launching an attack on the institution of for-profit education in America, and on Tuesday, they're meeting with the feds in DC.
The police met them with tear gas, stun grenades, and other chemical irritants.