Having eaten its way through the flesh of myriad Russian opiate addicts, krokodil, a nasty homemade version of the narcotic painkiller desomorphine, is burning its way across the United States. Or so major news organizations such as CNN, Time, and USA Today claim. Senior Editor Jacob Sullum explains how this tall tale was born and why it will not die.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
Navy Confirms Authenticity of UFO Videos Published by Blink-182 Frontman's Extraterrestrial Research Organization
The videos show a U.S. military jet's encounter with what appears to be a fast-moving, unidentified object.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.
Many arms of government are unpopular with large swathes of the American population.
The U.S. incarcerates people for petty crimes at an alarming rate.