Lawmakers are shafting the underpaid workers who prepare their meals. Wages are less than $11 an hour, well below the very expensive cost of living in the Washington area.
Deven Guilford, was killed as a result of being shot seven times by Eaton County Deputy Sheriff Sgt. Jonathan Frost. Deven was stopped by the officer because Deven flashed his bright lights to alert the oncoming officer that his brights appeared to be on.
VIDEO: 'Battling the Death Star:' Seattle 'Kayaktivists' Slow Arctic-Bound Shell Oil Rig as Fight...
"Kayaktivists" are protesting against Shell oil drilling in the Arctic by preventing the rig from leaving the Port of Seattle. While dozens were arrested, activists vow to continue protesting against Shell.
While fossil-fuel corporations are exploring the world’s oil, protesters in Seattle are banding together to stop Shell’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic. And they don't plan on backing down to these catastrophic effects on climate change.
Lawyers for Mumia Abu-Jamal speak out defending prisoner rights and challenging Pennsylvania's penal system for preventing them from seeing their client during his hospitalizations. This is just the latest attack on Abu-Jamal and all prisoners.
Omar Gonzalez, who exposed major flaws in the Secret Service when he scaled the White House fence, was sentenced to 17 months in prison. Will improved failing leadership and tightened security solve the string of scandals and misconduct?
The final passage of the USA Freedom Act has many civil-liberties credentials rejoicing. But why is it that people in Europe and elsewhere, who care about civil liberties and want true press freedom, look to the U.S. surveillance state?
Approximately 80,000 prisoners are currently in solitary confinement, some being held in isolation for years. Thousands of prisoners are being released from solitary confinement directly back into communities without help with coping with this major transition.
The police officer that shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was holding a toy gun at a playground, is currently being charged. This is finally occurring after six months of absolutely no progress on the trial.
Three deputies in Georgia have been fired after being convicted of covering up an incident in which the son of Decatur County Sheriff brutally beat a civilian. The victim has filed a civil lawsuit against the deputies and the county for violating his rights.