Long before #MeToo hashtags, a 19-year-old slave faced the death penalty for the murder of her owner, who had been assaulting her for years.
The real world is not exactly like a Netflix series.
Davon Mayer was a smalltime dealer in west Baltimore who made an illicit deal with local police. When they turned on him, he decided to get out — but escaping that life would not prove as easy as falling into it.
Jesus Campos, the Mandalay Bay security guard who police said was shot before Stephen Paddock opened fire on concertgoers from his suite on the 32nd floor, has disappeared as the Las Vegas Police Department once again changed the timeline of the shooting.
The great mystery of evil is not that it persists but, rather, that so many of its practitioners wish to do so while being thought of as saints.
A federal jury has convicted Ahmad Khan Rahimi of all counts related to last fall's bombing in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood and two related plots.
The double-standard for white shooters is more than just "lone wolf."
The DEA's ability to go after drug distributors was weakened even as opioid-related deaths continue to rise.
Frances Glessner Lee created meticulous and gruesome nutshell dioramas of murder scenes, which are still used to train police today.
Producer Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the motion picture academy following allegations of sexual assault and harassment. Which leads to the question: Who's next?
A leading expert explains why labs may be making mistakes — and what can be done about it.
The Amazon Studios president's departure on an unpaid leave comes amid renewed sexual harassment allegations.
The actress, who has accused Mr. Affleck of lying about Harvey Weinstein, shared a screenshot saying she had been blocked from posting for 12 hours.
Reporter Ronan Farrow ultimately took the piece to The New Yorker after facing months of opposition at his home network.
Now that we know more about Harvey Weinstein's actions, it's pretty strange to hear old, lighthearted ribs about something so ugly.
It’s not big trafficking rings. Mostly, it's through little guys like John Thomas.
In 2009, Ashley Jordan went to a party at her friend Thomas Oliver’s house in Portland, Oregon. The two had met a few months earlier at a bar. They had a few friends in common; both were part of a small scene that centered around the local music community. It was towards the end of the evening and most everyone was sitting on the porch when, Jordan recalls, Oliver started being obnoxious and she began to poke fun at him. “I made a light joke at his expense and people laughed,” Jordan remembers. ...
Nine hours. Eight calls to 911. Three visits by San Francisco police officers. Why wasn't it enough to save Cecilia Lam from her violent boyfriend?
Women continue to come forward with accusations against Harvey Weinstein.
"This way of treating women ends now," Ms. Paltrow said as she and other actresses accused the producer of casting-couch abuses.
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