From Africa and the Middle East to places in Oregon and Texas, we explore what happens in the absence of government and find out who or what comes in to fill the void.
When times were good in Josephine County, Oregon, revenue from its thriving timber industry funded its police presence. But as environmental regulations squeezed timber yields across the region, law enforcement withered.
A deep dive from ProPublica reporters who wanted to vet whether an algorithm could really determine the likelihood that someone would commit a crime in the future has produced some worrisome findings.
Nearly half a century after the saga of “Mountain Jane Doe” began, authorities in a small Kentucky mining town say they are one step closer to identif
A federal judge in New York has dismissed a breach-of-contract lawsuit brought by a woman who claimed The Center for Investigative Reporting forged her signature in an interview release.
Legislation that would open California’s gang database to more public scrutiny has advanced in the state Assembly, despite significant opposition from law enforcement.
California’s statewide CalGang database, which includes more than 150,000 people, has come under fire for its secrecy, which can ensnare innocent peop
Facebook’s new “Reactions” – a thumbs-up, a heart and four faces with expressions ranging from mirth to shock, sadness and anger – are intended to hel
A House oversight committee has asked for information about cash bonuses and performance awards paid to top Transportation Security Administration officials, keeping the agency under pressure to release information as it remains under investigation.
The Transportation Security Administration may face subpoenas from a House oversight committee if it doesn’t allow five employees to be interviewed about misconduct in its senior ranks.