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  • Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges in domestic dispute case

    Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges in domestic dispute case
    The Delaware attorney’s office will not file criminal charges against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, citing there was not enough evidence to bring criminal charges in a domestic violence case involving his ex-girlfriend. "After a thorough consideration...
  • Anthem is warning consumers about its huge data breach. Here's a translation.

    Anthem is warning consumers about its huge data breach. Here's a translation.
    There's a special folder in my email inbox where I keep communications from companies where data breaches have allowed my personal information to be stolen--or maybe it's a special circle of hell. Its volume grows almost month by month. It holds...
  • TV picks: 'American Crime,' 'Dig,' 'The Returned'

    “American Crime”—Using the newly minted anthology style of “True Detective,” John Ridley’s new series is a wide-ranging exploration of race, class and gender, a gratifying breakthrough for television that moves by means...
  • Man arrested after responding to own wanted picture on Facebook

    Man arrested after responding to own wanted picture on Facebook
    Authorities were able to locate and arrest a man after he responded to the sheriff's office "wanted" post about him on their Facebook page, according to KTLA. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office in Ohio posted pictures of 21-year-old Andrew Dale...
  • Elderly man's death demands some sort of accountability

     Elderly man's death demands some sort of accountability
    Old lives matter, even in our throwaway culture, in the country that John Wrana risked his life to protect so many years ago. And so, the life of John Wrana mattered too. You'd think that if such a life was ended, with a shotgun and beanbag rounds...
  • It's Too Easy For Police To View Private Cellphone Data Under Connecticut Law, ACLU Says

    Under a little-noticed state law passed in 2005 to keep pace with rapidly advancing telecommunication technology, police departments in Connecticut have obtained at least 13,500 court orders to gain access to citizens' cellphone records without meeting...
  • Tania Bruguera on her art, her detentions and what happens next

    Tania Bruguera on her art, her detentions and what happens next
    Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera has never been one to shy away from controversy. But her attempt to stage a performance related to free speech in Havana's Revolution Square last week led to her being detained on multiple occasions. It also led...
  • The sociology of dead children

    Experts have put urban violence under the microscope. You might call it the sociology of dead kids. There's a lot less here than meets the eye, or so it seemed when I read about a new study by researchers at Yale called "Tragic, but not random: The...
  • France's skewed view of free speech

    France's skewed view of free speech
    For some Americans France can seem like a trip back in time, not always in a good way. "In terms of racial progress," writes Joel Dreyfuss in The Root, "France looks more like the U.S. in the 1950s — minus enforced segregation — than America...
  • Latest home gun range spurs call for common sense

    Latest home gun range spurs call for common sense
    Here in the Gunshine State, we like to wait for stupidity to boil over into a full-blown emergency before we do anything about it. How else do you explain the story of a 21-year-old in St. Petersburg who decided it would be safe to shoot into a...
  • Christine Wolf: Restorative justice has unanticipated results

    Imagine this scenario: the sound of shattering glass echoes through your condo building as you watch two boisterous teenagers bolt down your street. Much later, after you've helped to clean up the mess and cut your hand on the shard-crusted baseball...