Nation Topics - Crime
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In this global economic meltdown, with fifty million people potentially losing their jobs by the end of this year, one beneficiary will likely by crime syndicates.
Both the perpetrators and victims of violent attacks in the wake of Hurricane Katrina share their stories in vivid detail.
Three women contractors raped in Iraq testify before a Senate committee: why has the Justice Department failed to prosecute crimes like these?
A "rogue sociologist" gains unprecedented insight on the day-to-day workings of a Chicago gang.
When guns claim lives where any middle-class child might be, America mourns. But in barrios, projects and trailer parks, it's as if the crime never happened.
Will any candidate have the fortitude to link America's crimes abroad with crime at home?
Mourning a slain young mother in New Orleans, the only way to dignify her death is to try to create real justice here.
As the clock ticks down to former gang leader Stanley
Tookie Williiams's scheduled execution on December 13, football great
Jim Brown is helping lead the fight to convince Governor Arnold
Schwarzenegger to grant clemency.
In a cluster of beach bungalows in Ghana in December 2000, my wife and I encountered the Peace Corps dream.
"Iwouldn't ask him to escort my daughter to her senior prom," explained
one of the jurors who in mid-November acquitted Robert Durst of
murdering his quarrelsome neighbor, Morris Black.
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