From Texas Standard: Most states in the U.S. use solitary confinement as a form of punishment for prisoners. A 2012 investigation by Mother Jones found 38 states use the practice. But Texas is no longer one of them.
WASHINGTON — It was a tension-filled 24-hour scramble for Texas' congressional delegation before the latest disaster relief spending vote, as Gov. Greg Abbott entered the fray in the effo ... Read more
France will continue to conduct checks at the borders with the other Schengen zone states until late April 2018, the Interior Ministry said, citing the ongoing threat of terrorist attacks on French so ... Read more
Until fighting stops and development takes root, communities and entire regions will continue to face hunger, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, u ... Read more
As air quality from the fires up north is expected to worsen in the Bay Area in the next two days, organizers of the Life Is Living festival , which was scheduled for Saturday at DeFremery Park in Wes ... Read more