Nonmedical use of prescription analgesics did not become more common, but it did become more dangerous.
Michigan Court of Appeals Has Reversed the Felony Assault Convictions of a Gun Owner Who Acted in Self-Defense
A then-pregnant Siwatu-Salama Ra was sentenced to two years in prison after using an unloaded gun to protect herself, her daughter, and her mom.
"If I didn't help them, they would have a big problem," says Trump. But maybe he's already "helped" enough.
True to form, the presidential hopeful is turning the conversation around war on its head.
That's the opposite of the fear underlying the FDA's crackdown on e-cigarettes.
The Founders Were Flawed. The Nation Is Imperfect. The Constitution Is Still a 'Glorious Liberty Document.'
As part of its ambitious “1619” inquiry into the legacy of slavery, The New York Times revives false 19th century revisionist history about the American founding.
“Greenmailing” drives up construction costs and wait times, making the state’s already expensive housing even less affordable.
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His death resulted from a violent confrontation that never should have happened.
The move would violate the First Amendment.
Only if you assume they would have happened in the absence of gun confiscation orders.
They're the latest to plead guilty in the Mississippi Department of Corrections bribing scheme.
Bernie Sanders Calls for Legalizing Marijuana and Curtailing Asset Forfeiture in Sprawling Criminal Justice Plan
Sanders' plan takes aim at every part of the justice system, including typical Sanders targets like private prisons and corporate "profiteers."
The California senator's history of flip-flops reveal the emptiness of her campaign—and looming problems for her party.
Ursula Wing sold abortion drugs to U.S. customers and is now charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States.
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The FBI is looking for companies to comb through social media posts and pinpoint possible threats ahead of time. Think of it like a meme-illiterate Facebook-stalking precog from Minority Report.
Americans Spend Nearly As Much on Illegal Drugs As They Do on Booze, Which Shows What a Ripoff Prohibition Is
A new RAND report puts spending on marijuana, heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine at $146 billion in 2016.
You can literally wear your principles on your sleeve while baffling facial recognition technology.
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Criminal justice reformers say the federal prison system is in desperate need of more oversight.
It's possible that the visibility of the way Biden is wrestling with his own aging could make him a more relatable and sympathetic figure. Or the Biden blunders could confirm that his moment has passed.
Republicans and right-leaning independents have turned rapidly against higher ed.
An internal disciplinary hearing found him guilty of recklessly causing physical injury.
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is suing to prevent Amoeba Music's Hollywood location from becoming a 200-unit apartment building.
It’s time for SCOTUS to revisit the "border search exception" to the Fourth Amendment.
Two dozen patients hospitalized in the Midwest all reportedly had vaped something at some point, but we don't know what it was or whether it caused their symptoms.
Peter Navarro Says the 'Data' Show Americans Aren't Paying Trump's Tariffs. In Fact, They Show the Opposite.
Tariffs are taxes on imports that translate into higher prices for American businesses and consumers.
The Democratic presidential contender suggests that "racist threats or anti-immigrant manifestos" could justify federal gun confiscation orders.
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Massachusetts Voters May Finally Get a Chance To Repeal the State's Awful Cap on Beer and Wine Sales
For too long, state lawmakers have played favorites with booze laws. Will they finally let voters decide where they can buy?
It's a nasty mix of police militarization and civil asset forfeiture.
Documentary filmmaker Nanfu Wang on the horrors of China’s one-child policy
ProPublica’s Dara Lind on how the president’s workplace raids affect consumers, employers, and immigrants.
Tom Messina will now be able to sell off his restaurant to a developer and retire.
Conservative Justices Are Political Hacks, Five Senators Argue While Urging SCOTUS to Drop a Second Amendment Case
The five Democrats warn that the Court may have to be "restructured" if it keeps making decisions they don't like.
It's not just the cost of the tariffs that are hurting the economy. "The indirect costs are enormous," says one Wisconsin CEO.
The Rhode Island attorney general and state police are investigating a video of a correctional officer driving through a wave of protesters.