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A "justifiable homicide" finding is much more likely in states like Florida, and in the case of white-on-black killings.
As news of the tragic San Francisco crash landing unfolds, it's important to acknowledge those who help ensure safe air travel for millions of people every day.
Attention, college grads: everything you ever wanted to know about the real world, courtesy of two social scientists.
Got a brilliant plan to shake up the status quo right after commencement? Congrats, grad. So does the cap-and-gown-clad kid sitting next to you.
Gloria Allred will represent a group of Occidental students and sexual assault survivors who have submitted two complaints to the federal government over the college's policies.
Progressive taxes mean that the richer you are, the more you pay in taxes, but that's because the richest of the rich in America have so much more money.
Companies are drawing on a new source of cheap labor to bring jobs back to the states: prisoners.
Should you be able to find out online if your neighbors, family, or friends donated money to support California's anti-gay marriage law?
Researcher John Millwar cracked the Internet Adult Film Database (IAFD) and used a sample of 10,000 porn stars to identify trends in the industry. Here's what he found.
Today, the median wealth held by white households is 20 times that of black households. The need to support poorer relatives may explain part of this difference.
An analysis of popular hip-hop songs from 2000 to 2010 shows that rappers aren't glorifying violence; instead, their songs point out rampant unfairness in the criminal justice system.
A 2004 study showed that only 15% of gun ads link gun ownership to patriotism, and just 20% mention hunting. What do 91% of ads emphasize? Different gun features, accuracy, and quality.
80% of young women and 70% of young men want a marriage where both partners share all responsibilities, but women are more likely to leave a marriage for the sake of their career.
In a segment about a North Carolina teacher who was accused of having sex with her 15-year-old student, Fox News falsely claims that feminism is to blame for sexual abuse.
America's prison system is in need of serious overhaul. Nearly 130,000 people are incarcerated by for-profit companies, and in 2010, the two largest private prisons earned $3 billion in revenues.