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Has Bill O'Reilly finally gone too far? MSNBC's Keith Olbermann links the murder of Dr. George Tiller to Fox News.

A look at the media's response to Dr. George Tiller's murder and what pro-choice organizations need to do moving forward.

It's too early to say whether the murder of a Kansas abortion provider will trigger another wave of a type of violence last seen in the 1990s. It is not too early to be struck by the parallels.

Prochoice groups declared Monday a national day of mourning following the murder of Dr. George Tiller, a provider of late-term abortions who was long a target of antiabortion zealots.

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?

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With forty-three disappeared student teachers presumed dead, Mexican popular resistance is creating new alternatives to the militarized narco-state.

November 20, 2014

Local reports say a male shooter opened fire near Marysville-Pilchuck High.

October 24, 2014

The state of California has adopted a new framework of consent for colleges and universities which will have widespread implications for prosecuting sexual assault.

October 14, 2014

The Attorney General has cemented a doctrine of “too big to jail” at the Justice Department.

September 25, 2014

Conservative militants struck in Las Vegas and Georgia over the weekend. 

June 9, 2014

Sexual assault survivors forced campus officials to listen up. Last week’s news shows the feds picking up what’s been their work all along.

May 9, 2014

As reforms have caused incarceration rates to fall and the sky has not fallen with it, Americans are increasingly supportive of such measures. 

May 7, 2014

De Blasio distinguished himself from his electoral opponents by advocating an independent overseer of the NYPD—now he’s fulfilled that promise.

March 28, 2014

The numbers look good. Someday they won’t. Let’s not talk about them so much.

March 12, 2014

US officials claim the capture of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is a major drug war victory. They're wrong.

March 7, 2014