Category: Crime

Virginia Is An Example of Democracy in Action

Virginia Is An Example of Democracy in Action

It shouldn't have been surprising that, since Republicans were not listening to the will of the voters, that in November's elections those same voters dumped the Republicans and put Democrats solidly in charge.
How the Government Creates Criminals

How the Government Creates Criminals

Raising the tobacco age to 21 will increase crime, cause violence, and hurt America's most vulnerable communities.
“Dirtbag,” “Savages,” “Subhuman”: A Border Agent’s Hateful Career and the Crime That Finally Ended It

“Dirtbag,” “Savages,” “Subhuman”: A Border Agent’s Hateful Career and the Crime That Finally Ended It

Border Patrol agent Matthew Bowen had been investigated for years before he used his 4,000-pound truck to assault a fleeing migrant.
The FBI Told Congress Domestic Terror Investigations Led to 90 Recent Arrests. It Wouldn’t Show Us Records of Even One.

The FBI Told Congress Domestic Terror Investigations Led to 90 Recent Arrests. It Wouldn’t Show Us Records of Even One.

Four days after asking for information on the FBI’s claims of 90 domestic terrorism arrests, we are still waiting. And, frankly, it got kind of weird.
Maybe The Fault Lies With Us, Not Mueller

Maybe The Fault Lies With Us, Not Mueller

You can tell that we're not holding presidents to the same standards as we used to.
How Fundraisers Convinced Conservatives to Donate $10 Million — Then Kept Almost All of It.

How Fundraisers Convinced Conservatives to Donate $10 Million — Then Kept Almost All of It.

Beginning in 2012, operatives used a federal PAC to target small-dollar donors, claiming they’d use the money to oppose Barack Obama. But that’s not what happened.
What Can Be Done Right Now to Stop a Basic Source of Health Care Fraud

What Can Be Done Right Now to Stop a Basic Source of Health Care Fraud

Fraud is one reason we all pay so much for health care. But there are simple fixes that would make it more difficult for scammers to operate.
It’s Illegal for Federal Officials to Campaign at Work. A Trump Official Just Did So.

It’s Illegal for Federal Officials to Campaign at Work. A Trump Official Just Did So.

A trend may be emerging after the Trump administration took no action against a “repeat offender,” White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.
Schumer on Epstein: ‘I Am Calling on Secretary Acosta to Resign’

Schumer on Epstein: ‘I Am Calling on Secretary Acosta to Resign’

The top Senate Democrat is calling on Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign, for his role more than a decade ago in a "non-prosecution" agreement for wealthy socialite Jeffrey Epstein.
New York Is Investigating Whether Facebook Lets Advertisers Discriminate

New York Is Investigating Whether Facebook Lets Advertisers Discriminate

New York's Department of Financial Services will look into allegations that advertisers can exclude users by race, gender, age and other characteristics that are protected under federal law.