As the bodies keep piling up in St. Louis, the city’s prosecutor hopes a new website that tracks the death toll and tells the stories of victims can help make a difference.
Somalia is not exactly a safe haven, but this week it saw the arrival of the first small exodus of Yemeni refugees fleeing the worsening fighting in their own country.
Al Qaeda militants in Yemen freed hundreds of prisoners in a massive jailbreak while street fighting and airstrikes continued in Aden.
The militants continued their push into regime-controlled parts of Syria, seizing some sections of the camp in southern Damascus that was once home to 150,000 Palestinian refugees.
Iraq’s prime minister claims the country’s security forces “have reached the center of Tikrit,” but Islamic State fighters still control several neighborhoods in the city.
At least 25 people were killed and dozens injured Monday in northwestern Yemen when an airstrike hit a UN-run camp for refugees and internally displaced people.
Alex Martin burnt to death in 2012 when Border Patrol fired a Taser into his car during a traffic stop.
The propaganda was devised by members of the Pentagon’s Military Information Support Operations, a department specializing in psychological and information warfare.
A bomb targeting the Istanbul offices of 'Adimlar,' a militant Islamist magazine, left one dead and three injured.
Organizers have dubbed the summit the 'Woodstock of criminal justice,' with both Democrats and Republicans coming together to tackle mass incarceration and prison reform.
Just as Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani prepared to address US lawmakers as part of his first official US visit, a suicide bombing near his presidential palace in the center of Kabul killed at least seven people and injured dozens more.
A new report found that black Chicagoans accounted for nearly three quarters of police stop and searches, even though they only represent a third of the city's population.
The central question is whether specialty plates issued by the state represent government speech or the expression of the individual motorist.
Ashraf Ghani makes his first trip to Washington as Afghanistan’s president today, and he will likely seek assurances that the US won't pull out its men and money too quickly as fighting season approaches in his country.
Forces loyal to Houti rebels targeted the presidential palace in Aden, in southern Yemen, where President Hadi took refuge after fleeing the capital of Sanaa following a coup. Also earlier today, fighting by Aden's airport killed at least five people.
If Starbucks cares about racial justice, critics say, it needs to do more than make people talk about it over coffee and take a look at its contribution to the country's inequality — which as Starbucks, as elsewhere, falls squarely along racial lines.
'Everything Here Is a Teaching Moment': College Students Head to Ferguson for Alternative Spring Break
While students across the country get ready to hit the beach, a couple hundred of them have picked an unusual destination for their week off classes, heading to Ferguson, Missouri for an 'alternative' spring break.
Several regular protesters — a tight community where many faces are familiar — denied ever having seen Jeffrey Williams before, including the evening of the shooting.
Four veterans of the San Francisco police department are under investigation after racist and homophobic text messages they wrote came to the public’s attention as part of a legal filing in another former officer’s corruption trial.
The "suicide by cop" idea does not justify a failure to address mental illness, critics say. Most of the time there is little evidence, if any, that suicide was the intention.