The L.A. Police Department underwent major reforms to address charges of corruption, heavy-handed tactics, racism and lack of accountability. A year after Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, an investigative journalist examines the troubled history of American policing and what can be done to reform it.
Cyclists say the city's most prominent cycletrack remains dangerous, with drivers throwing U-turns through the middle of the tracks. The extent of the problem may be greater than they know too, due to problems with crash reporting.
Metro's a mess after a train derailment snarls the morning commute. Virginia Republicans challenge the governor over a state Supreme Court appointment. And two Maryland nonprofits stand accused of defrauding the government.
In the 1950s, the polio virus afflicted tens of thousands of Americans a year. It caused crippling paralysis and sometimes death. We look at the history of polio and the ongoing battle to eradicate the disease around the world.
Jails in the U.S. have increasingly become holding cells for people suffering from mental illness despite the fact that the vast majority pose no threat to public safety. We get an update on new efforts to keep people with mental illness out of jail and into treatment.
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