Federal prosecutors chose not to pursue a civil rights case against the officer who used a chokehold while arresting Eric Garner, leading to his death. The 360 provides diverse perspectives on topics in the news.
President Trump's tweets attacking four congresswomen of color has rocked the political world. What impact will his statements and their response have going forward? The 360 looks at issues in the news from a variety of perspectives.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently said the Department of Homeland Security should be broken up. Has the newest cabinet agency kept us safe or is it a mismanaged behemoth that needs to be split apart?
What do allegations of sex trafficking against billionaire Jeffrey Epstein say about the role of wealth and power in the justice system? The 360 provides diverse perspectives on the top stories in the news.
Has the U.S. women's soccer team done enough to warrant salaries that match their male counterparts? The 360 gives you all the angles on heavily-debated topics in the news.
On July 4, Rep. Justin Amash announced he was leaving the Republican Party to run for reelection as an independent. In an op-ed on his decision, the Michigan congressman decried the two-party system as an "existential threat" to American principles, saying "modern politics is trapped in a partisan death spiral."
Nike pulled a shoe featuring a historical version of the American flag from stores after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick reportedly told the company it is an offensive symbol to some people. The 13-star "Betsy Ross" flag represents to many an era of slavery, Kaepernick, a Nike client, reportedly said. There are also reports the design has become a popular symbol used by white supremacist groups.
The Fourth of July is always a major celebration, especially in the nation's capital. This year, President Trump is planning a bigger event in Washington, D.C., than anything that's come before. The "Salute to America" will feature a massive fireworks display, military aircraft flyovers, music and an address by the president from the Lincoln Memorial. Trump has said tanks will be part of the proceedings as well.
Former Vice President Joe Biden is deflecting criticism for his handling of racial issues, both for his past policy positions and for comments he’s made in recent weeks. Much of the pushback has come from his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
A photo of a father and his young daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande sparked anguish and outrage around the world. Should the media publish such photos?
On Tuesday, Illinois became the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana use. The legislation also includes a provision that will allow nearly 800,000 people to have existing offenses for buying or selling marijuana scrubbed from their records.
Over the past two weeks, long-simmering tensions between Iran and the United States have nearly boiled over. The two nations had been engaged in back-and-forth tough talk and subtle adversarial moves for months. Then, seemingly all of a sudden, each day the news was filled with stories of escalation by one side or the other that brought the countries to the edge of military conflict.
The rising cost of education and the increasing necessity of a college degree in many professions have led to an explosion in student loan debt in the U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has proposed the most radical measure: an aggressive proposal to tackle the problem by canceling $1.25 trillion in student loan debt.
In general, gender roles are changing. Women are more likely to work outside the home. Men increasingly say they want an equal marriage. But even though men today spend much more time helping out at home than previous generations, women still take on the bulk of household duties.
Last week, Maine became the eighth state in the country to legalize assisted suicide. The new law allows doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients who are expected to die within six months.
Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 people dead, says Harvard University has rescinded its admission offer over racist and offensive comments he made when he was 16.
In theory, the use of police body cameras is easy to endorse, offering an unvarnished account of what happens when police and citizens interact. In practice, however, the technology's rollout in recent years has been complicated and rife with conflict.
Chemical castration involves using medication to lower a person's hormone levels and limit their libido. Alabama recently passed a law that requires some sex offenders to undergo the procedure before they are paroled.
The spirit of sportsmanship has been a topic of conversation at the NBA Finals and the Women's World Cup. Has respect for opponents been squashed by an intense drive to win?
If current polling is an indication, voters in 2020 may be choosing between the oldest pair of candidates in an American presidential election. Is the leading crop of candidates too old to stand up the the challenges of the job?
On June 12, 1994, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman were stabbed to death outside Brown's home in Los Angeles. The impending murder trial of Brown's ex-husband O.J. Simpson became one of the cultural touchstones of the late 20th century.
In response to reports that Paul Manafort was facing solitary confinement at Rikers Island prison in her congressional district, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called the practice of solitary confinement "torture" and a "human rights violation
Incidents of selfie-related deaths have spiked with the proliferation of smartphones to capture the perfect snapshot for social media posts. Reports of tragic deaths, especially those involving young people, are showing up with alarming regularity.