A Department of Justice investigation found that Georgia is giving thousands of kids with behavioral issues a subpar education and putting them in the same run-down buildings that served black children decades ago.
Meridian, Mississippi, is the latest district to face consequences for disproportionately punishing black students.
The Obama administration has stepped up the National Security Agency's surveillance program on U.S. soil to search for signs of hacking.
Is this the beginning of a new trend in commutations?
Hillary Clinton’s defense of her use of personal emails while she was secretary of state triggers memories of the "pink press conference."
The Justice Department claimed patient safety celebrity Dr. Chuck Denham solicited payments from a drug company to win a prestigious National Quality Forum endorsement for its product.
A firm sold 18,000 knee-replacement tools before the government called a halt. The OtisKnee case shows just how easily trust can be violated in the rapidly evolving world of medical devices, a thriving $110 billion-a-year industry.
New legislation would increase CDC funding for gun violence research from zero dollars to $10 million. The NRA calls the push “unethical” and an “abuse of taxpayer funds.”
A Department of Justice study also shows the number of reports of sexual assaults is rising, but rarely results in prosecution.
After years of frustration and delay, some hope in the fight against sex abuse in the nation’s juvenile jails.
Students are handcuffed, and often jailed. Fines can reach into the thousands of dollars. Accused students and their families are never provided with legal counsel. That, according to a complaint seeking federal intervention.
The early debate around a key provision wasn’t about anything like mass collection of phone records.
Surveillance in the name of intelligence gathering is nothing new. Here's a look back at significant developments over the past 30-plus years.