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Gun Violence Researchers Actually Got Some Federal Funding

The new cash is encouraging, but still just a drop in the bucket compared to the federal money spent researching diseases like HIV and obesity, experts say.
Allison Manning
11.4.16
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Why Is It So Hard to Fix a Violent Jail?

Inmates are dying preventable deaths as the feds try to get local sheriffs in line.
Alysia Santo
9.16.16
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The Secrets Inside 1960s Editions of the US Government's Private Drugs Newsletter

Trip reports from government researchers, confusion about how LSD gets made, and much more.
Jesse Jarnow
6.9.16
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The Feds Are Investigating Hate Crimes Against Muslims After the San Bernardino Shootings

A wave of anti-Muslim vandalism and arson is being probed in the vicinity of the terrorist attack, but incidents across America suggest it's no regional problem.
Allie Conti
12.14.15
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A Native American Tribe Just Panicked and Burned All Its Weed

The South Dakota tribe planned to open a marijuana resort, but then freaked out about the possibility of a federal raid and burned all of the marijuana.
Michael Cuby
11.9.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Australia's Proposed New Counter-Terror Laws Will Target Teenagers

If passed, the laws will lower the age that control orders can be applied and extend the period police can hold a terror suspect without charge.
Wendy Syfret
10.13.15
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Do High-Profile Terrorism Arrests Actually Help the Islamic State?

Every time government officials make noise about how the Islamic State is threatening a series of deadly attacks on American soil, it only adds to that group's notoriety.
Ramzi Kassem
5.27.15
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Remote Aboriginal Communities in Western Australia Are Facing Closure

"What the rest of the country takes for granted, we're fighting for now."
Paul Gregoire
4.29.15
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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's New Budget Invests Heavily in the Military and Spies

The Conservatives' final budget before the fall election, an otherwise austere exercise in showing off the freshly balanced books, commits more than $2 billion in security and defense spending.
Justin Ling
4.22.15
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This Nevada State Assemblywoman Wants to Throw the Feds in Jail

Michele Fiore is Sarah Palin and Charlton Heston wrapped up in one "strong-ass woman" body.
Alex Pompliano
3.25.15
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The Feds Are Investigating Fort Lauderdale Cops for Racist Emails

Following a bizarre internal investigation, the South Florida cops are under fire from all sides.
Jonathan Peltz
3.23.15
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How Should We Handle Police Shootings in Post-Ferguson America?

Now that the feds have declined to press civil rights charges against Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, police reformers are mulling their next move.
Justin Glawe
3.4.15
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