Inside the Minimum Wage Protests Against McDonald's
More than 1,000 McDonald’s workers gathered outside the burger chain’s corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois, while the company held its annual shareholders' meeting. Protesters are calling for higher wages and the right to form a union.
Suicide Rate of Black Children Doubles as Opportunity Declines
New figures show that suicide rates for African-American children have doubled since 1993, while the same statistic for whites has managed to drastically decline. Doctors and officials are scrambling to find the cause behind the trend, and some are pointing the finger at growing socio-economic differences.
Loretta Lynch on Police Tension, Race and Making History
New attorney general Loretta Lynch became the top cop in the country and briefed the president on the race riots in Baltimore on her first day in office. A granddaughter of sharecroppers, she grew up in North Carolina surrounded by the issue of race. Lynch sat down with Norah O'Donnell for her first interview in office.
Baltimore Homicides Jump: Nearly 100 Murders Since January
The number of homicides in Baltimore has spiked in the first months of 2015, with 96 individuals having been killed this year so far, compared to 69 over the same timeframe in 2014. Despite this, however, murder rates remain well below their highs from the early 1990s, when upwards of 300 people were killed yearly.
Miami Police Caught in Scandal over Racist, Pornographic Emails
Racist and pornographic emails are jeopardizing the jobs of at least 16 Miami Police Department officers. A series of messages joking about racism and domestic abuse, among other topics, came to light during a recent investigation and have outraged community members who say the police are meant to treat everyone equally.
Fugitive Gangster-Turned-Model Captured after 7 Years
Ben Fiberesima had it all. Not only was he a successful rapper under the name Roky Million, he also modeled for top brands like Calvin Klein, Yves Saint Laurent, Nike, and Tom Ford. But the 30-year-old Londoner had a secret: He was on the run from British police.
Police Used DNA on Pizza to Identify D.C. Quadruple Murder Suspect
Washington, D.C. police have identified Daron Dylon Wint as a suspect in the quadruple murder of the Savopoulos family and their housekeeper. Police believe the 10-year-old son was tortured in front of his parents to get money from the father.
Doctors, Pharmacists Nabbed in Huge Prescription Drug Bust
"Operation Pilluted," the largest prescription drug operation in DEA history, led to the arrests of 280 people in Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. Agents referred to the doctors, nurses and pharmacists involved as "drug dealers."