Crime

Oscar Pistorius' Paranoia

To understand his defense, you need to understand South Africa

To understand his defense, you need to understand South Africa.

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The city has erased more than just graffiti.

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The Case for Socialized Law


Inequality has bent American justice. Here's a radical way to fix it.

When a rich person can buy more justice than a normal person, it perverts society. Here's a radical idea for fixing it.

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Was the Unabomber a madman or a narcissist?

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According to early reports, a student in Colorado opened fire in his high school today, injuring two people before killing himself. Coming on the eve of the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, some are speculating that the killer drew inspiration from Adam Lanza.

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The gruesome details of the thieves' likely death.

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There's a $100 Million Bitcoin Heist Going Down Right Now

And you can watch in real time

Someone stole $100 million from bitcoin users, and now they're chasing the thief across the internet.

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It was a happy moment when twelve-year-old Lee Harvey Oswald and his half-brother, John Edward Pic, met up in the streets of New York in 1952. Born in New Orleans two months after his father died, Lee hadn't seen John in the two years since the latter left to join the Coast Guard. "I was real glad to see him and he was real glad to see me," recalled John, who was seven years older. "We were real good friends." 

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Gallup released a poll Tuesday showing that 60 percent of Americans favor capital punishment—the lowest rate in nearly 40 years. This comes about a month after the FBI released its 2012 national crime statistics, the latest data point in a long-term reduction in violent crime since the early 1990s. As the two graphs below show, these two figures have similar trajectories.

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Maryville, Missouri Is a Lawless Hellhole

And other things you can't say about small towns

Small-towners are allowed to dis big cities, but not vice versa. The Maryville rape case should change that.

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