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Amidst allegations that government attorneys withheld key information while applying for wiretap permissions from federal judges, federal prosecutors in Denver dropped gang conspiracy charges against six alleged Mara Salvatrucha members.
A federal jury found three New Orleans police officers guilty in the shooting, burning and cover-up of the death of Henry Glover. Two officers were acquitted.
When faced with something so painful as gay teen suicide, it's easy to scapegoat child bullies. It's hard to create a world that wants queer youth to live and thrive.
Most coverage of the allegations against Al Gore has given us permission to giggle when what we need is a sober dose of reality.
Federal prosecutors will soon be forced to admit that their star witness in the gang conspiracy case against Alex Sanchez is a fugitive still on a crime spree somewhere in Central America.
The era of "Lock 'em up and throw away the key" seems, slowly, to be drawing to a close.
Alex Gibney's new film Casino Jack tells the complete story of Jack Abramoff—and his victims.
Two former police members recently admitted to participating in a cover-up of the killings and wounding of unarmed civilians in New Orleans shortly after Hurricane Katrina. Nation reporter A.C. Thompson, who first broke the story in December 2008, is continuing to report on the investigation.
A host of politicians and pundits would have you believe that Hispanic immigrants are to blame for an uptick in urban crime. They're wrong.
Barnett Slepian was the last abortion provider to be gunned down in America, in 1998--until George Tiller.
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