A still image captured from a video from the Tulsa Police Department shows Terence Crutcher with his hands in the air.
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A scholar of visual culture sees a transition happening online as the alt-right reinterprets images of police shootings to push back against the gains made by Black Lives Matter.
The peace deal in Colombia is not only a welcome surprise after 50 years of war, it's also groundbreaking. If Colombians vote in favor, it could offer hope for other countries in conflict.
The U.N. and other leaders met to discuss coordinating an international response to unprecedented numbers of refugees and migrants. Two migration experts examine issues the summits left unresolved.
President Duterte has picked fights with President Obama and with the EU. His behavior is shaking the U.S.-Philippine alliance and stability in Southeast Asia.
After North Korea's fifth nuclear test on September 9, the U.S. is calling for tighter global sanctions. New research shows that this strategy actually helps North Korea.
Congress has failed three times to approve spending to stop the spread of Zika. Their long-term response isn't much better.
Why would the Philippine president risk alienating an important and generous ally?
Polls show Trump and Hillary in a dead heat in the Peach State this year. An expert on Southern politics examines the possibility of Georgia turning blue.
A global movement of low-wage workers is improving conditions for fast food employees and others in the U.S. and around the world. A Dartmouth labor historian examines the movement's origins.
The media’s obsession with the indirect ways in which a single charitable foundation advances a single candidate’s career misses the point.
A new program seeks to divert Central Americans who are fleeing violence from crossing the U.S. border. An expert on Costa Rica explains why the tiny country was chosen and the challenges they face.
The candidate endorsed by the NRA this year wasn't always so pro-gun. A sociologist and physician explains how Trump's position on guns could play out if he were to win in November.
Are Americans at increasing risk of being killed in a terrorist attack? A sociologist explains how the way we remember the dead may make it feel that way.
No federal database provides reliable info on deaths that occur in police custody. It’s the same situation in 48 states. But now California and Texas are offering new models of accountability.
The former KKK grand wizard from Louisiana is hopeful Trump supporters will turn out for his bid for U.S. Senate. Political scientists who have studied his career consider his chances.