The Department of Justice found a “pattern or practice” of discrimination by the city’s police. But the report also spotlights the individual victims — and the injustices behind the numbers.
The middle class has shrunk faster in Midland, Texas, than nearly anywhere else in the U.S. Overall, more people are getting rich than falling behind. But extreme booms and busts make life precarious.
The study finds, in many cases, amounts barely higher than government guidelines allow, but significant levels in 66 water supplies. The chemicals are very persistent once in the environment.
The report found that Baltimore Police disproportionately targeted African Americans for stops and arrests and police retaliated against citizens for exercising their right to free speech.
Elderly hospital patients often arrive sick and leave worse off. But some hospitals are preventing these sharp declines by treating the elderly in units that minimize bedrest and spur mobility.
On a key Trump priority — banning travel to the U.S. from areas affected by terrorism — retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn says “a blanket [ban] is not workable.”
The parents of two Americans killed in Benghazi are suing Hillary Clinton for wrongful death and other claims. Legal analysts said the case may not meet a high bar to proceed in court.
Russia’s para-athletes were caught up in the same scandal as the country’s Olympic team. “The anti-doping system in Russia is broken,” says the head of the International Paralympic Committee.
A tense tone dominated with both offenses repeatedly getting the ball into the penalty area. All shots were turned away but one, by American Carli Lloyd.
They are a concise lesson in world history, reflecting wars won and lost, economic growth and decline and a country’s overall standing in the world.