The death of Jordan Hankins is an unusual case of potential campus hazing, but the fallout is following a familiar pattern.
A federal judge in California has ruled that law enforcement can’t compel a suspect to unlock their phone with a fingerprint or face recognition. Combined with a previous court ruling that held police cannot force a suspect to tell them their password, we’re getting some clarity on the future of search and seizure in the United States.
Donny Long ran Porn Wikileaks, which terrorized adult actors and outed "crossover" performers. Then he fled the country.
The senator’s new book shows the difficulty of translating short-form virality into a substantive text.
Michelle Hadley never thought she had enemies, until she was framed for a heinous crime.
Step by step, I shuffle forward amid the mass of bodies, waiting to get inside.
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Shootings fell again in 2018. An expert unpacks the possible causes, and explains why the city still has a long way to go.
Oregon is one of five states that frees insanity defendants when they've reached their maximum prison sentence, without weighing a person's health and danger.
Congress isn't doing enough to fix the current U.S. penal system, which is a failure of historic proportions.
Few examples have more clearly revealed the toxic inner workings of male social networks.
The inside of one of the buildings at Washington Corrections Center for Women looks like a prep site for a construction project. It's full of cinder blocks, wheelbarrows and large standing wood frames. About a dozen inmates wearing orange safety vests and hardhats are pounding nails into the frames.
Saifullah Paracha, the oldest prisoner in Guantánamo Bay, will probably die in detention without ever being charged. His son is currently in a US prison. Both have been in custody for almost 15 years, accused of aiding al-Qaida. But did they?
From his basement in upstate New York, Herbert MacDonell launched modern bloodstain-pattern analysis, persuading judge after judge of its reliability. Then he trained hundreds of others. But what if they're getting it wrong?
A protest at a BP plant in Indiana landed three sixtysomething campaigners in a federal surveillance report, documents released to the Guardian under the Freedom on Information Act show
The sentence represents the longest prison sentenced imposed to date in connection with special prosecutor Robert Mueller's investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Max Harris did chores and collected rent at the artists' warehouse where he lived. Now he faces trial for the deaths at a concert there — including some of his close friends.
In shock after delivering three months early, Miriam Frías put her stillborn child into a backpack. Mexican authorities convicted her of homicide — and she's not alone.
As a former cop, I know why so many carry out their work with an "us versus them" mentality
A top executive and daughter of the founder of the Chinese tech giant Huawei was arrested on Saturday in Canada at the request of the United States, in a move likely to escalate tensions between the two countries at a delicate moment.
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