Researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles’ COVID Behind Bars Data Project have found that states regularly withhold data from the public and have increased the practice since the onset of COVID-19. Some haven’t released any health data at all.
A coordinated 10-month effort on three continents has taken down a major drug and firearm ring operating on the Darknet, the murkiest area of cyberspace, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Some 150 individuals were arrested, including 65 in the U.S.
Spanning the “culture war” divide, the nonprofit gun rights group Firearms Policy Coalition is siding with abortion providers in the Texas dispute over the nation’s strictest abortion ban. The gun advocates worry the law could be used to limit other constitutional rights, in particular the Second Amendment
In response to an Associated Press investigation that showed firearms stolen from U.S. bases have resurfaced in violent crimes, the Department of Defense is under pressure to develop a coherent strategy for improving how it accounts for military weapons and equipment.
Oregon law enforcement agencies are failing to issue violations akin to traffic tickets to drug-users, a key component of the recently passed Measure 110, which decided low-level drug possession in the state should no longer be a crime and that addiction should be treated as public health issue.
Britain’s High Court is being asked to overturn a judge’s decision that the Wikileaks founder should not be sent to the U.S. to face espionage charges, promising he would be able to serve any prison sentence he receives in his native Australia,
Wisconsin Circuit Judge Bruce Schroeder has ruled that attorneys in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial could refer to the men the teen shot in Kenosha, Wis., last year as “rioters,” “looters” and “arsonists,” but not “victims” because the term was “loaded.”
One of the main findings of the latest revised FBI report is that hate crimes against people of Asian descent rose by 76 percent in 2020 — furthering the FBI’s finding that 60 percent of hate crimes were carried out on the basis of an individual’s race.