Nationality trumps race in sentencing gap
Study after study has shown that black men do more time in jail than white men who commit similar crimes — an entrenched racial disparity in the nation's justice system that Attorney General Eric Holder has decried as â€śshamefulâ€ť and unacceptable.
Two Colorados, two visions, one tight race
No one expected the 2014 Colorado governor's race to be tight — or even much of a race. Now the contest between Gov. John Hickenlooper and former dairy farmer, community banker, and Congressman Bob Beauprez is a textbook tossup.
Reporter Finds Missing 10-Year-Old Boy While Covering Story
Reporters sometimes face a dilemma: Witnessing events in their communities, they are tasked to report what they see, for their viewers and readers, without crossing any lines of involvement. But sometimes, on a human level, that is just not possible.
First Dutch cat and dog restaurant
A dog eats during the opening of the first Dutch cat and dog restaurant in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 30, 2014. (EPA/Koen van Weel)
Is This Email For Real?
In this week's â€śAsk Pogue,â€ť three people write to ask the same thing: Kerri: I am forwarding an email I received this morning. I am thinking this email is not really from Yahoo. I tried searching to see if Yahoo was really upgrading, but I haven't found anything. Can you help me with this?
Syrian Kurdish refugees wait with their belongings after crossing into Turkey near the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province September 30, 2014. Islamic State militants still held their positions around 3 kilometres west of Kobane inside Syria, witness said, with Kurdish positions the last line of defence between the fighters and the town. More than 150,000 Kurds to flee to Turkey since last week...
The battle for Iraq
Security forces inspect the site of a car bomb explosion in the town of Ashar, in the Basra region, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Officials say a wave of bombings targeted commercial areas across Iraq, killing and wounding dozens of people. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jourani)
Photos of the day - September 30, 2014
A dog drinks during the opening of the first Dutch cat and dog restaurant in Amsterdam, The Netherland, September 30, 2014. In preparation for Animals day on October 4 the Royal Canin Experience Center opened a pop-up eatery for the four-legged friends. (EPA/Koen van Weel)
All Hail Prince, the King of Fashion
My first encounter with Prince happened back in 1983, when I was in the tenth grade, pulling an all-nighter writing a paper on the economic state of Brazil. Being informed that coffee was the country's primary national export required more than me just drinking it past the midnight hour—it also required me listening nonstop to the radio.