White People Get Better Plea Deals, Study Shows

Prosecutors are significantly more likely to offer plea deals to white defendants than their black counterparts, a new study shows. After studying over 30,000 m...

October 24, 2017

Trump Picks Fights With NFL, NBA and Athletes Fight Back

September 23, 2017

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has picked fights with two of the nation's most popular professional sports leagues, setting off a Twitter war with top athl...


Most People With Opioid Addictions Don’t Get The Right Treatment: Medication-Assisted Therapy

September 22, 2017

We have been treating people with opioid addictions for more than 30 years. It doesn't make sense to us that, as the United States finally gears up to fight thi...


Facebook Agrees To Give Congress Russian Ads And Pledges To Dig Further

WASHINGTON — Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg bowed to mounting public pressure Thursday and announced that the social media giant would turn over to co...

September 21, 2017

Equifax Data Breach: Company Has Been Sending People To Fake Site

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any more surreal, Equifax continues to fumble one of the biggest data breaches in U.S. history. As if people weren’t s...

September 21, 2017

Facebook Moves to Prevent Advertisers From Targeting Haters

In the wake of ProPublica’s report Thursday that Facebook advertisers could have directed pitches to almost 2,300 people interested in “Jew hater” and other ant...

September 15, 2017

Facebook Enabled Advertisers to Reach ‘Jew Haters’

Want to market Nazi memorabilia, or recruit marchers for a far-right rally? Facebook’s self-service ad-buying platform had the right audience for you. Until thi...

September 14, 2017

What Does an Innocent Man Have to Do to Go Free? Plead Guilty

September 7, 2017

On Oct. 15, 2008, James Owens shuffled, head high despite his shackles, into a Baltimore courtroom, eager for his new trial to begin. Two decades into a life se...


Hillary Clinton (May Have) Received 800,000 Votes From Noncitizens, Study Finds

Hillary Clinton garnered more than 800,000 votes from noncitizens on Nov. 8, an approximation far short of President Trump's estimate of up to 5 million illegal...

January 27, 2017

City of Everett Politics Sinking to a New Low

It seems that Mayor Stephanson and the Reardon's got off scott free with the Lobsang Dargey debacle, so his announcement that he wouldn't be running for Mayor is off the table. As soon as Brian Sullivan announced h...
January 26, 2017