Updated at 9:32 AM

Prosecutors are the most powerful figures in the criminal justice system. The proliferation of criminal statutes along with sentence enhancements and mandatory minimum sentencing have constricted the discretion and authority of judges and expanded the power of prosecutors. The shift in power is no more evident than in the transition from a trial-dominated system to one dependent on the negotiated plea. The National Center for State Courts found that the percentage of...

Updated at 9:16 AM

The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, winners of the World Cup in Canada only last year but coming off some shaky play that ended in a 2-2 tie in the final match of group play in the Olympics this year, enters the knockout rounds in today’s...

Posted at 9:15 AM

One company, Terrafugia, is working to get its flying car off the ground (see what I did there?) by 2025. Scroll down for a closer look at the company's plan.

Posted at 9:00 AM

With a backdrop that includes the country's worst recession since the 1930s and an ongoing political crisis that has divided the continent's most populous nation, organizers are struggling with many aspects of the Olympics.

Updated at 8:41 AM

How did Michael Phelps end up hanging on the lane line, in an Olympic final no less, waiting for the rest of the field to finish as a 31-year-old man?

Posted at 8:30 AM

An oversized rubber duck that was stolen from a New Hampshire family's home five years ago has returned, shrouded in a cloud of mystery and global intrigue.

Updated at 8:12 AM

Over the past couple of weeks you may have heard all you ever wanted to know about the Olympics. Well, hopefully not. You shouldn’t worry. We are here to see that you didn’t miss anything. Here are ten things you always wanted to...

Updated at 7:48 AM

Nate Beeler cartoon on Ohio looking into the the cultivation of medicinal pot.

Updated at 7:44 AM

Joe Liccar cartoon on the monkey on the back of Hillary Clinton.

Updated at 7:39 AM

Nate Beeler cartoon on Donald Trump pulling the grenade pin.

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