Taking a Break to Celebrate Cops
What began as a day in 1962 has morphed into a weeklong celebration.
The president's plan to build a border wall could cost the most for California, Hawaii and Maryland -- three of the 16 states suing to block the declaration.
Jails and prisons around the country are replacing in-person visits with video calls, enacting strict mail policies and other regulations that limit inmates' communication with family, friends and lawyers.
There's a gender imbalance in many African-American neighborhoods. Mass incarceration is largely to blame.
The parents of at least a quarter of a million kids are at risk of deportation. In case that happens, lawmakers are adding protections -- with bipartisan support -- for the children left behind.
The president touted a bipartisan bill he signed to reduce sentences for nonviolent drug offenders. But he's been quiet about his support for a new juvenile justice law that could impact more people.
Cities' efforts to get tough on crime can make it harder for low-income residents to find good jobs and housing.