Despite a shift in tone, the drug war budget still looks much like it did ten years ago.
In the wake of the accidental death of a gun instructor in Arizona, many are likely asking how a nine-year old was allowed to hold and fire an automatic weapon. There's an answer.
Two studies show that homeownership rates for immigrants did not suffer -- and may have increased -- in the recession's aftermath.
Toke now, or forever hold your peace.
It turns out that gun violence isn't just a public safety issue—it's also extremely expensive for taxpayers.
States allowing medical marijuana had lower overdose rates for painkillers, researchers find.
Data show that for most white Americans, none of their best friends are black.
The rise and fall of a controversial policing tactic.
One in three black men has a felony, but that doesn't mean they're dangerous.
It's not cocaine or heroin that leads to lethal violence, but liquid courage.
A group of researchers is building a database that could help police avoid the use of lethal force.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) is deploying the National Guard into Ferguson. But it's not clear what it can do.
Transfers of military gear to local law enforcement have increased more than tenfold since 2006.
A forceful police response has worried civil liberties advocates.
There are more pages in a passport application.
Getting a free armored personnel carrier is as easy as filling out a one-page form.
White police officers are over-represented in the majority of U.S. cities, according to Census data.
States are arresting more people for marijuana possession, even as public opinion shifts.
The police force in majority-black Ferguson, Missouri, is overwhelmingly white.
Race, history and geography matter for how a St. Louis suburb responded this weekend to the death of an unarmed 18-year-old.