Most people who have been sentenced to death in the U.S. are no longer on death row, and they haven’t been executed. Where did they go?
Prosecutors wield enormous discretion in the U.S. criminal justice system — unless they decide that capital punishment is unjust.
Abolition of the death penalty has increasingly become a bipartisan issue, with fiscal conservatives joining reformers focused on wrongful convictions.
The Supreme Court restarted the death penalty in 1976 after ruling it unconstitutional. Our numbers show that race remains an overwhelming factor.
SIDtoday is the internal newsletter for the NSA’s most important division, the Signals Intelligence Directorate. The Intercept released four years’ worth of newsletters in batches, starting with 2003, after editorial review.
The chaos unleashed by the U.S. invasion allowed Iran to gain a level of influence in Iraq that was unfathomable during the reign of Saddam.