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- Feb 6 20172 minutes
Life Behind Bars
It was a trial that riveted the nation. Now, more than 2 decades after being convicted for murdering their wealthy parents, Lyle and Erik Menendez search for ‘meaning beyond the tragedy’
- Jan 30 20179 minutes
Did He Kill His Family?
Almost 47 years after the brutal murders of his wife and daughters, former Green Beret surgeon Jeffrey MacDonald still insists he’s innocent. Now, in an exclusive prison interview, he reveals the evidence he hopes will prove it
- Feb 6 20171 minute
Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller Facing Jail Time?
CHRISTINA DUGAN She’s famed for berating her small-boned charges on Lifetime’s Dance Moms, but controversial reality star Abby Lee Miller, 50, has remained unusually silent as she awaits sentencing in a bankruptcy fraud case that might lead to priso
- Feb 1 201710 minutes
Rethinking A Broken System
Five activists, including singer John Legend, debate the future of criminal justice reform and the role that tech and data can play.
- Jan 30 20172 minutes
A Timeline Of The Case
Feb. 17, 1970 Police arrive at the MacDonald apartment to find pregnant Colette, Kim and Kristen stabbed and bludgeoned to death. MacDonald is unconscious and bleeding from wounds on his chest. He tells military police the family was attacked by fou
- Jan 16 20173 minutes
Death Reigns On The Streets Of Duterte’s Philippines
NASH JENKINS/MANILA There is no God in Caloocan City, not tonight. The lights have gone out in the window of the Catholic church in this Manila slum, and the hot rain falling on its streets isn’t enough to wash the stench of human sewage from the a
- Feb 13 20171 minute
Guns For The Mentally Incompetent
The National Rifle Association wants payback for its political support
- Feb 10 20174 minutes
Rikers Island Guard Guilty In Beating Death Of Prisoner
The facility where Brian Coll kicked Ronald Spear to death is so violent it’s currently under federal oversight.
- Oct 3 20162 minutes
Don’t Pardon Edward Snowden
He performed a service by revealing NSA methods but should still face a jury
- Jul 4 20161 minute
The Liberal Hypocrisy of ‘Free Speech’
LIBERALS TEND TO THINK OF THEMSELVES as open-minded and supportive of free speech. But recent examples show otherwise—and prove that many on the left are not above using intimidation and harassment to silence dissenting voices. Consider the fight ag
- Jan 23 20171 minute
Nightmare At The Airport
Friends and family share stories of the loved ones who were killed when a gunman attacked a Florida airport
- Oct 31 20161 minute
The Social Cost of Solitary Confinement
ACCORDING TO ESTIMATES FROM FEDERAL agencies, there are tens of thousands of prisoners in solitary confinement—put there not by judges or juries but at the discretion of prison administrators. Often the conditions are extreme: one California prisoner
- Jan 9 20172 minutes
Suicide Or Murder?
Police say Michelle O’Connell killed herself with her boyfriend’s gun—but her family say they have proof she was murdered
- Nov 11 201611 minutes
Trump’s Missing Emails
The Trump strategy was deny, impede and delay, while destroying documents the court had ordered them to hand over.
- Feb 6 20174 minutes
Give Me Your Christians, Your Not Too Poor, Your Extremely Vetted Masses Yearning To Assimilate, The Wretched Refuse Of Your Teeming Shore (But Not 4 Months). Send These, The Non-Syrians, Tempest-Tost To Me, I Own The Hotel Beside The Golden Door!
Trump’s immigration order is being challenged on the grounds of religious discrimination | “This is not about religion. This is about terror and keeping our country safe”
- Oct 10 20167 minutes
The Killing Season Inside Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drugs
AROUND 11 P.M. ON JULY 25, RESTITUTO Castro received an anonymous text message asking him to leave his house in northern Manila and go to the corner of the MacArthur Highway. Just hours earlier, the new Philippine President, 71-year-old Rodrigo Duter
- Nov 25 20165 minutes
‘Do Not Resist’ Puts Militarized Police Under Fire
American law enforcement is using billions of dollars worth of military equipment, sometimes in ways it shouldn’t, according to a new documentary.
- Feb 13 20172 minutes
Law Pushing Back on Public Dissent
Elise Young and Janan Hanna As political activists take to the streets in the largest numbers since the 1960s, Republicans in statehouses across the U.S. are devising laws to regulate public dissent. They say free speech doesn’t cover the kind of vi
- Dec 12 20161 minute
Timeline: A Doctor’s Lethal Plan
JUNE 2001 Dr. William Hunter and Dr. Roger Brumback fire Garcia from the pathology residency program at Creighton University School of Medicine after he tries to interfere with a colleague who is taking a medical license exam. FEB. 26, 2008 Garcia
- Nov 28 20164 minutes
A Serial Killer in South Carolina
After Kala Brown is rescued from being chained inside a storage container for 2 months, police uncover at least 3 bodies nearby—and her murderous captor’s chilling secrets
- Dec 12 20163 minutes
After being fired from a residency program at Creighton University School of Medicine, Dr. Anthony Garcia is convicted of murdering 4 innocent victims in a twisted plot of vengeance
- Dec 26 20163 minutes
The Yahoo! Hack Goes From Bad To Worse
Victims included FBI, CIA, NSA, and White House staffers | “It may really destroy your privacy ... without your knowledge”
- Feb 1 20171 minute
How To Use Intellectual Property
DO IT YOURSELF. The main purpose of an agreement to license intellectual property is to give entrepreneur-licensees permission to do what they want and need with that property. The risk is that if you’re not knowledgeable enough to build appropriate
- Oct 1 20165 minutes
Uoutgunned And Outmanned
The nation’s top gun cops are underfunded and buried in bureaucracy—just the way the NRA wants them.
- Aug 29 20161 minute
A Conviction Overturned
More than 9 years after Brendan Dassey was sent to prison for the murder of Teresa Halbach, a judge rules his confession was ‘involuntary’ and his lawyer ‘indefensible.’ Will he go free?
- Oct 1 20163 minutes
Targeting The Trolls
One congresswoman is trying to get cops, techies, and politicians to stop brushing off online harassment.
- Jul 25 20162 minutes
Nightmare in America ‘This Must Stop’
After the fatal shootings of black men Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police, a heavily armed gunman kills 5 Dallas police officers, opening racial wounds around the nation and leaving grieving loved ones desperate for answers—and peace
- Aug 22 20161 minute
The JonBenet Ramsey Case: A Timeline
The little girl’s shocking murder stunned the nation—and led investigators through nearly two decades of twists and suspects
- Oct 16 20161 minute
A Tax Conservatives Might Like
“I FELT AN ENORMOUS SENSE of responsibility. It was a critical piece of the president’s legacy. But beyond that, once that law was enacted, and I was involved in the effort to preserve it, I would have one conversation after another after another wit
- Oct 1 20162 minutes
Building Stronger Lives For Good
ConBody gives ex-cons a chance at a bright future after a rough start