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A Postman's 1963 Walk For Justice, Cut Short On An Alabama Road

In April of 1963, a Baltimore mailman set off to deliver the most important letter in his life — one he wrote himself. William Lewis Moore decided to walk along Highway 11 from Chattanooga, Tenn., to Jackson, Miss., hoping to hand-deliver his letter to Gov. Ross Barnett. Moore wanted Barnett to …

Past Immigration Policies Had A Reverse Effect, Professor Says

Princeton sociology professor Douglas Massey tells guest host Celeste Headlee that many of the policies intended to stop undocumented immigration not only failed, but actually kept migrants from returning to their home countries.<p>Transcript<p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST:<p>I'm Celeste Headlee and this is TELL …

How International Justice Is Being Gutted

Critics accuse one judge of creating legal precedents that make it impossible to convict senior commanders for human rights abuses.<p>Over the last eight months, a series of surprise rulings at the international war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has sparked extraordinary controversy in the …

California Prisons Were Illegally Sterilizing Female Inmates

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the course of several years, two women's prisons in California signed at least 150 pregnant …

And the Best L.A. Novel Ever Is...

In the middle of <i>If He Hollers Let Him Go</i>, shipyard worker Bob Jones finds himself in a bar in Little Tokyo, "where the spooks and the spills had come …

Guantánamo authorities 'planning Ramadan force-feeding factory'

Lawyers acting for four detainees on hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay have accused the US government of preparing to operate a "force-feeding factory" …

International reactions to Morsi's removal

The Egyptian army's suspension of the constitution and removal of President Mohamed Morsi has drawn mixed responses from world leaders:<p><b>European Union</b><p>The EU has called for a rapid return to democracy in Egypt.<p>EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said: "I urge all sides to rapidly return to the …