Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Black children were jailed for a crime that doesn’t exist. Almost nothing happened to...

Judge Donna Scott Davenport oversees a juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee, with a staggering history of jailing children. She said kids must face consequences, which rarely seem to apply to her or the other adults in charge.

None of the 2021 science Nobel laureates are women—here’s why men still dominate STEM...

The rarity of female Nobel laureates raises questions about women’s exclusion from education and careers in science and the undervaluing of women’s contributions on science teams.

Federal judge blocks Texas abortion ban, blasts “offensive deprivation of such an important right”

Abortion clinics in the state are already moving quickly to resume abortions.

Indigenous environmental defenders shut down Peruvian crude oil pipeline

“Not a single drop of oil is going to come out of the Amazon until the government takes care of us,” said campaigners.

NJ cops kill man who called 911 concerning trespassers

“When the entire investigation is complete, the case will be presented to a grand jury, typically consisting of 16 to 23 citizens, to make the ultimate decision regarding whether criminal charges will be filed.”

First major Second Amendment case before the Supreme Court in over a decade could...

The ruling will underscore the significance of their presence on the court.

The least sympathetic people in the entire world?

They just may be the super rich who’ve bought mega-million condos in midtown Manhattan’s now infamous needle towers.

FBI raids home of New York police union president

The president of a New York City police union appears to be under federal investigation after FBI agents raided his home and the union headquarters on Tuesday.

4 ways reparations can address racial inequality in education

Unequal schools are one of many manifestations of systemic racism. Changing the way schools are financed and homeowners are taxed can be a vehicle for reparations.

NYPD cops arrested on bribery charges

If convicted, the defendants face up to five years in prison.