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8.22.19

8 People Were Told Not to Leave Epstein Alone. They Did Anyway.

Investigators are now looking into whether these people also knew, for sure, that Epstein had been left alone in his cell.

9.13.17

New York's Fyre Fest of Pizza Is Now Under Investigation

Attendees reportedly paid as much as $75 for cold, bite-sized slices and cheap red wine. Now New York's Attorney General is investigating.

11.20.16

The Anti-Immigration Southern Conservative Trump's Bringing into His Cabinet

Say hello to Jeff Sessions, the hard-right senator beloved in Alabama for his unwavering conservatism.

2.25.15

George Zimmerman Will Not Face Hate-Crime Charges for Killing Trayvon Martin

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.

1.20.15

US Feds Are Making It Harder for Local Cops to Seize Private Property

Attorney General Eric Holder is axing a programme called Equitable Sharing, dealing a brutal – if not fatal – blow to the system of formalised American police corruption that is civil asset forfeiture.

9.30.14

The US Prison System Is Shrinking, but Very, Very Slowly

It's the first decline since 1980.

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9.26.14

All the Ways Eric Holder Pissed People Off

Obama's Attorney General announced his resignation, ending a controversial six-year reign as the country's top cop.

8.31.14

American Liberals Won’t Let the Death Penalty Die

It might take a Conservative to end capital punishment.