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CIA Torture Report: Why Not Ban Torture?

CIA Torture Report: Why Not Ban Torture?

12/09/14 05:15PM

The U.S. is a signatory to the UN Convention Against Torture - but the Bush administration argued it didn't apply to America outside of the U.S.. President Obama has been petitioned by human rights advocates and military officials to issue a wholesale... watch

A Pennsylvania State Trooper stands in the parking lot at the state police barracks on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Blooming Grove Township, Pa. (Photo by Butch Comegys/The Scranton Times-Tribune/AP)

U.S. Police: Education levels and the use of force

12/09/14 04:28PM

In the last two weeks, two different grand juries in the U.S. chose not to indict police officers who used enough force to kill unarmed black men. As people across the country seek ways to understand and address the troubling divide between the police and the policed, there is one often-overlooked explanation. Education. read more

Eric Garner: The other video

Eric Garner: The other video

12/04/14 04:50PM

There is a second video of Eric Garner that hasn’t gotten much media attention -- showing what happened after NYPD officers tackled Garner to the ground. Veteran NYC reporter Harry Siegel and former NYPD officer Marq Claxton, Director of the Black Law... watch

A hidden issue: The mentally ill in prison

Society's hidden issue: The mentally ill in prison

12/03/14 01:37PM

Our partners at Vocativ took an inside look at a facility in California, where one sheriff is fed up with his prison becoming a dumping ground for the mentally ill. And we talk to a man whose own son’s case prompted him to become an advocate for prison re watch

Fighting for the right to ‘Open Carry’

Fighting for the right to ‘Open Carry’

12/02/14 03:44PM

A group of activists in Detroit walks openly through the city, carrying large automatic weapons and handguns, to demonstrate their individual rights to ‘Open Carry.’ This eye-opening look from our partners at Vocativ follows the group as they parade... watch

Edward Norton’s crowd-sourcing gambit

Edward Norton’s crowd-sourcing gambit

12/01/14 03:55PM

Academy Award nominee Edward Norton is the surprising force behind CrowdRise, a meteoric success story for crowd-sourcing charitable contributions. But is this for-profit enterprise an efficient way to give? Norton talks #GivingTuesday and Birdman. watch

UVA outrage: Campus cover-up?

UVA outrage: Campus cover-up?

12/01/14 01:22PM

UVA is facing national outrage over allegations of sexual assault on campus. As the university’s embattled President cancels a high profile speech, UVA student body president Jalen Ross joins Ronan to weigh in. watch

Uber’s ‘God View’

Uber’s ‘God View’

12/01/14 03:51PM

Uber takes “disciplinary action” against an employee charged with abusing the company’s “God View” program to track a reporter. Veteran tech reporter Kara Swisher, author of a new Vanity Fair profile of Uber’s CEO, explains. watch

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