The state's loose civil forfeiture laws allow authorities to seize funds and property without charges. Alleged abuses include using funds to pay off an assistant district attorney's student loans.
Correspondent Greg Warner speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about President Obama's address to the Kenyan people.
After delivering the atomic bomb for the U.S. attack on Hiroshima 70 years ago, the Indianapolis was torpedoed and sank. Its story has been all but forgotten, but 32 survivors are having a reunion.
French farmers demanding higher prices for meat and milk have brought chaos to the country's vacation season by holding protests and blocking roads across the country.
Steve Deace, an Iowa conservative talk radio host, speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how the Republican field is shaping up for caucuses this winter.
Signed into law 25 years ago, the Americans With Disabilities Act was supposed to open the doors to employment for many. But only a small percentage of disabled Americans are working today.
Baltimore is having one of the most violent summers in years. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to local activist Ray Kelly about what police and the public can do to improve the situation there.
Medical examiner Dr. Judy Melinek explains what forensic examiners saw in the autopsy of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a Texas jail.
Bland, who was recently found dead in a Texas jail, received a funeral in her hometown of Lisle, Ill. Authorities released a preliminary autopsy ruling Bland's death a suicide; her family disagrees
NPR's Arun Rath talks to Los Angeles Times reporter Nicole Santa Cruz on why police shooting deaths of Latinos haven't drawn as much attention as African-Americans.