News Analysis: Gene Editing for ‘Designer Babies’? Highly Unlikely, Scientists Say

Fears that embryo modification could allow parents to custom order a baby with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s imagination or Usain Bolt’s speed are closer to science fiction than science.

Nebraska State Trooper Files Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Misconduct

The lawsuit claimed that a doctor working for the State Patrol instructed a job candidate to expose her genitalia during a physical exam. She refused.

Feature: How the Death of a Muslim Recruit Revealed a Culture of Brutality in the Marines

How the Death of a Muslim Recruit Revealed a Culture of Brutality in the Marines By JANET REITMAN July 6, 2017 By JANET REITMAN July 6, 2017 It was late at night on March 7, 2016, when Ghazala Siddiqui heard the phone ring and hurriedly reached for...

Philadelphia District Attorney Pleads Guilty to Bribery and Resigns

By JON HURDLE June 29, 2017 PHILADELPHIA — District Attorney R. Seth Williams pleaded guilty to bribery and quit his position as Philadelphia’s chief law enforcement officer on Thursday, bringing to an abrupt halt his trial on federal corruption...

3 Chicago Officers Charged With Conspiracy in Laquan McDonald Case

By MONICA DAVEY and MITCH SMITH June 27, 2017 CHICAGO — Three police officers were charged on Tuesday with conspiracy, official misconduct and obstruction of justice in connection with the investigation that followed the death of Laquan...