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15 Years, 179 Police-Involved Deaths, and Just One Convicted Officer

A new investigation by the New York <i>Daily News</i> identified 179 possible-related deaths over the past 15 years. Only 3 of those 179 cases lead to charges, and only one officer was convicted. The sole convicted officer, Bryan Conroy, never served any jail time for shooting and killing West African …

Percent Of Americans Who View Racism As Top Problem Skyrockets

The number of Americans who identify racism or race relations as the nation's top problem increased dramatically to 13 percent, according to a new Gallup survey, a figure not seen since the Rodney King verdict and subsequent Los Angeles riots in 1992.<p>In November, only 1 percent of Americans cited …

NYPD Arrests Down 66% Since Officers’ Death

John Minchillo—AP<p>Carlo Allegri—Reuters<p>John Taggart—EPA<p>Carlo Allegri—Reuters<p>Paul Martinka—Polaris<p>Seth Wenig—AP<p>Mark Lennihan—AP<p>Carlo …

Law Enforcement

Rookie NYPD Officer Indicted for Killing Unarmed Brooklyn Man: Report

Peter Liang, the rookie NYPD officer who fatally shot an unarmed man in the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project last year, has been indicted for …

Denver policeman accused repeatedly of excessive force taken off streets | Reuters

DENVER (Reuters) - A Denver police officer who has cost the city more than $1 million to settle excessive force cases for which he was never disciplined has been pulled from street patrol, a department spokesman said on Friday.<p>Shawn Miller has been placed on “non-line assignment” duty pending a …

Disability

Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama is embarking on a weeklong tour of Singapore, New Zealand, Australia and Japan.<p>Obama's office says he'll be in Singapore on Monday for an Obama Foundation discussion with young adults representing Southeast Asian nations. Obama will also participate …

2 Ferguson police officers quit; court clerk fired after Justice report

<b>(CNN) —</b> Racist emails -- like one that depicted President Obama as a chimpanzee -- resulted in three Ferguson, Missouri, city employees resigning or being fired, the city spokesman said Friday.<p>Police officers Capt. Rick Henke and Sgt. William Mudd resigned Thursday over the emails discovered during …

Justice

9 Thought-Provoking Lessons From the Best TED Talks of 2014 | Inc.com

The presents have been opened. The guests have gone home. It's time to get into your jammies and snuggle down on the sofa for some well-deserved relaxation and maybe a little TV: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>, <i>Miracle on 34th Street</i>, or one of the many versions of <i>A Christmas Carol</i>. But if you'd like to start …

Space

How to Save for Retirement

With the decline of defined benefit plans (e.g., pensions), saving for retirement is something most Americans are left to figure out on their own. It …

Retirement

Good Habits: How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

This is the year you’re going to crush your resolutions. You’re going to exercise five days a week, cut back on greasy foods, and save more—a lot …

New Year's Goal: Get a Raise and Do Something Smart With It

<i>This article, written by Sarah Chang, originally appeared on Betterment.</i><p>Getting a raise is mostly about timing for the company, industry standards and, of course, good performance. But it often comes down to one simple thing: asking for it. And next year, you may have to.<p>A recent National …

Stocks to stay buoyant into the new year

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Several analysts have said they expect the U.S. stock market to continue rallying this week, as a light slate of economic …

Stock Markets

These Are The Pop Culture And Geeky Christmas Trees We Should Have Made This Year

Godzilla Christmas tree photographed by Blondie2992.<p>It’s Christmas already? How did that happen? We were not ready. We need to get a tree, <i>tout de suite</i>. To that end, here are 25 suggestions for geeky and pop culture Christmas trees that are our preferred conifers. (Try to say those last four words …