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Topics: Race Relations
Topics: Race Relations
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’
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
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. 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
CHARLIE CAMPBELL THE CORRUPTION SCANDAL ENGULFING SOUTH Korea has ensnared the country’s largest company. On Jan. 18, Samsung’s de facto chief, Lee Jae-yong, appeared in court after being accused of bribing impeached President Park Geun-hye and one
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
The facility where Brian Coll kicked Ronald Spear to death is so violent it’s currently under federal oversight.
He performed a service by revealing NSA methods but should still face a jury
Friends and family share stories of the loved ones who were killed when a gunman attacked a Florida airport
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
Police say Michelle O’Connell killed herself with her boyfriend’s gun—but her family say they have proof she was murdered
American law enforcement is using billions of dollars worth of military equipment, sometimes in ways it shouldn’t, according to a new documentary.
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
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
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
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
Victims included FBI, CIA, NSA, and White House staffers | “It may really destroy your privacy ... without your knowledge”
The nation’s top gun cops are underfunded and buried in bureaucracy—just the way the NRA wants them.
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?
One congresswoman is trying to get cops, techies, and politicians to stop brushing off online harassment.
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
The little girl’s shocking murder stunned the nation—and led investigators through nearly two decades of twists and suspects
ConBody gives ex-cons a chance at a bright future after a rough start
A new movement is memorializing forgotten sites of racist violence.
Representative Luis Gutiérrez discusses last week’s immigration raids and how these deportations under President Trump are different from the ones he protested in the early years of the Obama administration.
The president pledged to detain and deport millions of undocumented immigrants, but to do so, he’ll need to enlist the help of local authorities.
Racism should be a core concern for all Americans, in every area of our lives. Implicit bias—our subconscious associations of race—permeates everything that we do. And we must pursue systemic accountability to fix it. The next President must apply th
The home is in many ways the basic unity of society, a bastion of shelter and family bonds. It is the means by which the social order is reproduced and the context in which children are brought into the world. Yet for millions of women, children, and
S.Z. EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING about the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery—or about the criminal-justice system—there will be something in Ava DuVernay’s succinct, passionate documentary 13th to make your jaw drop. Although the ame
JOAN CAPLIN MONICA MODI KHANT 43, ATLANTA BACKSTORY: Her parents emigrated from India. EDUCATION: BA from Rutgers, JD from New England School of Law. PROFESSION: Executive director, Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network. VISION: Provide legal