Sessions Reverses Policy, Orders Prosecutors to Pursue the Most 'Serious, Readily Provable' Offenses

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, busy as he is with baldly involving himself in an investigation he is supposed to be recused from, has managed to find time to shove a largely unwilling country back into the catastrophically racist war on drugs of the ‘80s and ‘90s. In a two-page memo issued on Thursday, Sessions…

The Story of the 16-Year-Old Who Died in Custody After Being Arrested for Arguing With Her Mother

On a Saturday evening last January, Gynnya McMillen was staying at her mother’s apartment complex in Shelbyville, a city of 15,000 in northern Kentucky. Gynnya, 16, lived in foster care but was allowed weekend visits with her mother, Michelle McMillen, since their long-strained relationship had begun to improve. That…