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After Bipartisan Backlash, Trump Will Stop Separating Border Children From Families

The president's reversal comes after days of governors and mayors escalating their words of opposition into actions attempting to block the policy announced in April.


Police Misconduct Is Increasingly a Financial Issue

Lawsuits are costing governments millions, and, in some cases, forcing them to shut down departments.

With Shootings on the Rise, Schools Turn to 'Active Shooter' Insurance

Gun violence costs lives -- and money. The financial burden can overwhelm governments, especially when they're small or struggling.

• After Shootings and Hurricanes, Where Are the School Counselors?

Would Changing the Rules for Police Change the Outcomes?

In the wake of Stephon Clark's death, California is considering the strictest rules in the country about when deadly force can be used. But they may not impact criminal cases against cops.