| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Black Americans paid much closer attention to George Zimmerman's trial than white Americans did, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.
It wasn't difficult to follow the murder case against Zimmerman, who...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:41 PM
They’ve thrown money out a window, spun doughnuts in the grass, and shaken off spike strips and PIT maneuvers only to be undone by wet cement. And in the end, they all ended up in the same place: jail.
As they say, it’s not the destination...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:06 AM
I hear America fuming, again, over a court verdict.
It happened with O.J. Simpson and Casey Anthony and now once more with George Zimmerman. Just how wise is it to read to so much societal importance into a single court verdict? The country does...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:33 PM
"I believe I made a grave error in judgment in wanting to represent this story."
That's what Sharlene Martin wrote about her decision to take on Juror B37 as a client. The juror had been part of the trial of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed unarmed...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Apparently, things are worse than we thought: We have run out of rock ’n’ roll musicians.
How else to explain the latest cover of Rolling Stone, which features not the Rolling Stones -- or even Captain Hook -- but accused Boston Marathon...
| Jul 18, 2013
Whether you agree or disagree with the verdict in the Zimmerman trial, a jury has spoken unanimously: There was not enough evidence to convict Mr. Zimmerman beyond a reasonable doubt ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15).
The family of Trayvon Martin...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:33 PM
How many laws has California passed, how many verdicts have its juries reached, how many social movements has it launched that other people in other states consider unjust or vile and would like to punish with a boycott?
That’s one of the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on Saturday called for a national boycott of Florida to protest the state’s “stand your ground” law in the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting of African American...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Hard-nosed Montana fisherman Andy Hill, who recently founded a nonprofit organization to teach disabled people how to make lures and cast lines, suddenly finds himself in a wheelchair -- at least for the time being.
For 21 years, Hill, a social worker,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Federal investigators said Thursday that a Southwest Airlines jet that crashed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport landed first on its nose gear before the main landing gear made contact with the runway.
“The landing scenario that the report...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:11 PM
George Kunz should have slowed by now. At 66, the former All-Pro tackle should be golfing or fishing or appearing at autograph shows, a battle-scarred old Colt telling tales about his time in the NFL trenches.
Not Kunz. He’s an attorney, all 6 feet...