Native American tribes can be hampered trying to fight crime on reservations because they don’t have access to federal databases. The Justice Department wants to help.
Ten years ago, 25,000 people huddled inside the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans seeking shelter from Hurricane Katrina. The fiasco there came to epitomize the chaotic, inadequate response.
Under a centuries-old law, a small group of families has rights over swaths of land — including some of the country’s most valuable areas — collecting taxes and taking a cut of property sales.
Selling after a market plunge, financial experts say, just locks in the loss and prevents investors from participating in the rebound. But human psychology can make that advice excruciating to follow.
In calling for a referendum on gun purchases, Judi and Wayne Richardson are working with a chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, formed after the Sandy Hook school shooting of 2012.
Defense teams had accused the government of such “outrageous misconduct” that they said all charges should be dismissed. Now the government is hitting back.
Stock prices plunged Monday, prompting Wall Street analysts to talk about a “correction” in stock prices. But many savers worry that this might be the start of a long “bear” market.
The rollout will happen gradually, reports member station KERA, with Homemade Vanilla being sold in some Texas stores next Monday. Other flavors will soon follow.
Among several reforms, Judge Donald McCullin ordered that all arrest warrants issued in Ferguson before 2015 be withdrawn.
With the collapse of a 2-year ceasefire, Turkish forces and Kurdish militants are again killing each other in earnest. In one largely Kurdish town, residents are hunkering down for more bloodshed.
A Japanese man says he wants to show Nepal is safe after the quake and avalanche killed more than 9,000 people there in April.
Efforts to reform the practice of isolating inmates faces opposition from many corrections officers, who say solitary confinement has been a trusted tool in American prisons for half a century.
Unlike 2008, the current turmoil didn’t originate in the U.S., economist Austan Goolsbee notes. And this time, the economy is growing, banks aren’t in danger and there’s no credit crunch, he says.
When you answer your phone and there’s no one on the other end, it could in fact be a computer that’s gathering information about you and your bank account. Here’s how.
Despite the hacking attack that extracted personal information about millions of its users, Ashley Madison seems to have added nearly 2 million more users to its service.