Law & Order
Pandemic policing needs to be done with the public's trust, not confusion  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
The law on what we can and can't do during the coronavirus outbreak is changing on an almost hourly basis. Some of what is... more
False memories of crime appear real when retold to others  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
People are no better than chance at identifying when someone else is recounting a false or real memory of a crime, according to a new study. more
Hawaii mayor to arrested Florida man: 'Covidiot'  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
A mayor in Hawaii has a choice word for the Florida man accused of trying to flout Hawaii’s traveler quarantine: “covidiot.” more
Soil scientists help law enforcement find answers in crime scenes  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
We have seen them on TV, the crime scene investigators who sift through the minutiae such as soil to help law enforcement personnel determine what took place. more
Religious believers think God values lives of out-group members more than they do  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Belief in all powerful supernatural entities that police moral behavior between people has been shown to promote prosocial behavior between co-religionists. But... more
'Tiger King' and America's captive tiger problem  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Netflix's new docuseries "Tiger King" takes viewers into the strange world of big cat collectors. Featuring eccentric characters with names like Joe Exotic and Bhagavan "Doc" Antle, the series touches on polygamy, addiction and... more
Puerto Rico imposes stricter COVID-19 measures amid lawsuit  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The ACLU says it it is seeking an injunction to block part of Puerto Rico’s strict curfew against the new coronavirus, arguing that some of its restrictions are unconstitutional more
ACLU files 1st coronavirus curfew lawsuit in Puerto Rico  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The ACLU says it it is seeking an injunction to block part of Puerto Rico’s strict curfew against the new coronavirus, arguing that some of its restrictions are unconstitutional more
Police arrest hospital aide in thefts of equipment, supplies  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Prescott police say a housekeeping employee has been fired from his hospital job after being arrested on suspicion of stealing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies in recent weeks as... more
The Latest: Trump uses law to prevent export of supplies  ABC NEWS · 5 days
President Donald Trump is directing FEMA to prevent export of N95 masks and surgical gloves under the Defense Production Act more
EPA's COVID-19 policy will further restrict public access to climate data  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
On Thursday, March 26, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a temporary policy on environmental enforcement during the COVID-19 pandemic. The policy declares that EPA will... more
Experiments lead to slip law for better forecasts of glacier speed, sea-level rise  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Backed by experimental data from a laboratory machine that simulates the huge forces involved in glacier flow, glaciologists have written an equation... more
With record unemployment filings, federal stimulus will help, but more is needed  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
As an economist and director of the California Policy Lab, Till von Wachter is continually spearheading research projects and policy recommendations related to labor... more
Memo: Some in US may not get stimulus checks until August  ABC NEWS · 6 days
The federal government expects to begin making payments to millions of Americans under the new stimulus law in mid-April, but some people without direct deposit information... more
A slip law for glaciers on deformable beds  Science Magazine · 6 days
Slip of marine-terminating ice streams over beds of deformable till is responsible for most of the contribution of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to sea level rise. Flow models of the ice... more
Experiments lead to slip law for better forecasts of glacier speed, sea-level rise  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Backed by experimental data from a laboratory machine that simulates the huge forces involved in glacier flow, glaciologists have written an equation... more
The Latest: Philippine president vows force to ensure order  ABC NEWS · 7 days
The Philippine president has threatened to order law enforcers to shoot troublemakers and stop a massive food and cash aid if people resort to riots and defy a lockdown imposed... more
Judge dismisses pharmacies' lawsuit against physicians  ABC NEWS · 7 days
A federal judge in Cleveland has dismissed an effort by pharmacy chains to shift their liability for the opioid crisis to unnamed Ohio physicians and practitioners who wrote the painkiller prescriptions pharmacists filled more
Police officers' views before and after Ferguson counter accuracy of 'Ferguson Effect'  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The Ferguson Effect is the idea that increased public criticism and distrust of police following the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri,... more
Surfing the waves: Electrons break law to go with the flow  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
If you see people walking down a street and coming to a junction, it's difficult to predict which direction they might take. But, if you see... more
With much of U.S. staying at home, how many jobs can be done remotely?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Evaluating the economic impact of "social distancing" measures taken to arrest the spread of COVID-19 raises a number of fundamental... more
Expert discusses what COVID-19 means for immigration  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The COVID-19 pandemic has begun to have profound effects on immigration to the United States. We asked Valeria Gomez, a teaching fellow with the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic at the UConn School of... more
Trial delayed for Ohio doctor charged in deaths at hospital  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The murder trial of an Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients will be delayed due to coronavirus concerns more
Pastor arrested for violating rules amid virus outbreak  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Florida officials have arrested the pastor of a megachurch after detectives say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home order in place to limit the spread... more
Florida officials seek arrest for pastor that violated rules  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A Florida sheriff is seeking an arrest warrant for the pastor of a megachurch after officials say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home... more
The Latest: Hundreds flout Louisiana's COVID-19 crowd ban  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Hundreds of people flouted Louisiana's COVID-19 ban on gatherings, coming on buses and in personal vehicles to the first of three services at their church a day after New Orleans police broke... more
The Latest: Sri Lanka arrests thousands for violating curfew  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Sri Lanka police say they have arrested thousands including many who were praying in a mosque for violating a countrywide curfew imposed as a part of stringent measures designed to... more
Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
President Donald Trump has signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week more
Old gas blob from Uranus found in vintage Voyager 2 data  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Buried inside data Voyager 2 gathered at Uranus more than 30 years ago is the signature of a massive bubble that may have stolen a blob... more
Why police will be crucial players in the battle against coronavirus  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As coronavirus continues to affect all aspects of life, law enforcement agencies are playing a more pivotal role in enforcing new health and social regulations while ensuring society... more
The Latest: ACLU questions Rhode Island stopping NY cars  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island is questioning the constitutionality of Gov. Gina Raimondo's directive allowing state police to stop vehicles with New York license plates more
New algorithm examines crime-scene bullets segment by segment  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
On the morning of March 22, 1915, residents of the small town of West Shelby, New York, awoke to a horrific scene. A woman clad only in a bloodied nightgown lay shot... more
The Latest: Police regulate travel in Finland to fight virus  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Police began to enforce a new regulation in southern Finland on Friday aimed at ceasing all unnecessary human traffic to and from Uusimaa, the region that includes its... more
Microbiome could help identify pre-cancer risk in women with HPV  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study published in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens in March 2020 reports the possible use of the bacteria Gardnerella found in the cervix and vagina of... more
AGS applauds reauthorization of Older Americans Act  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Representing more than 6,000 healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of older adults, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) congressional leaders and the Trump Administration for signing the Older... more
Holographic cosmological model and thermodynamics on the horizon of the universe  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A holographic cosmological model with a power-law term has been proposed by a researcher to study thermodynamic properties on the horizon of the Universe. This model... more
Roscovitine enhances nuclear enrichment of traditionally cytoplasmic signaling molecules  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Oncotarget Volume 11, Issue 12 reported that using the HL-60 human non-APL AML model where ATRA causes nuclear enrichment of c-Raf that drives differentiation/G0-arrest, the research team now observe that... more
A new beat for police across US: Enforcing social distance  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Police departments across the U.S. are taking a lead role in enforcing social distancing rules that health officials say are critical to containing COVID-19 more
California man arrested in tout for coronavirus 'cure'  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The FBI has arrested a Southern California man who officials said falsely claimed to have developed a cure for the coronavirus and solicited investments in a company he said would market the... more
In politics and pandemics, Russian trolls use fear, anger to drive clicks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Facebook users flipping through their feeds in the fall of 2016 faced a minefield of targeted advertisements pitting blacks against police, southern whites against... more
Estonia won its war on fentanyl, then things got worse  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Estonia won its war on fentanyl in 2017, when police busted the tiny Baltic nation's major suppliers more
The Latest: South Africa bans dog-walking during lockdown  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
South Africa's police minister says dog-walking is banned during the country's three-week lockdown that begins Friday to combat the spread of the coronavirus more
Police struggle to enforce India's sweeping virus lockdown  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Indians are struggling to comply with the world's largest coronavirus lockdown as their government begins the gargantuan task of keeping 1.3 billion people indoors during a Hindu holiday season more
The Latest: Over 400 accused of violating Sri Lanka curfew  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Sri Lanka police on Wednesday warned of strict legal action against the people who violate a countrywide curfew more
The Latest: Arizona police say test kits weren't stolen  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Police say the reported theft of 29 unused coronavirus test kits from an Arizona health center last week wasn’t really a theft at all more
The Latest: Greek police broadcast messages in 10 languages  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Greek police say patrol cars will be using loudspeakers to broadcast messages in 10 languages to notify people of the new strict restrictions on outdoor movement more
Coronavirus cases approaching the 400,000 mark  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Recent updates show a rapidly spiking incidence rate for the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 that has already affected well over 380,000 people the world over, killing well over 16,000 of them. In a bid to arrest... more
The Latest: Trump order makes it crime to stockpile supplies  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order making it a crime to excessively stockpile personal protective equipment that is needed by medical personnel to fight the coronavirus... more
Feds: Virus frauds spread, preying on Medicare recipients  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Federal law enforcement is warning that scam artists are preying on older people's fears by peddling fake tests for the coronavirus to Medicare recipients more
Covid-19 pandemic puts illegal wildlife trade in the spotlight  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Countries around the world are in a state of emergency, with millions of citizens in lockdown, their movements restricted or severely curtailed as a result of the global pandemic unleashed... more
Advanced 'super-planckian' material exhibits LED-like light when heated  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Could there be a new kind of light in the universe? Since the late 19th century, scientists have understood that, when heated, all materials emit light in a predictable spectrum of wavelengths.... more
The Latest: Illegal border crossing into U.S. down 50%  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf says illegal border crossings have dropped by 50% after restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic more
The Latest: Sri Lanka police detain 291 violators of curfew  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Sri Lanka police say they have detained 291 people for breaching a three-day curfew more
The Latest: Cyprus turns away migrant boat due to virus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A Cyprus police spokesman says authorities have turned away a boat carrying around 100 migrants, citing government directives banning the entry of foreign nationals to prevent the spread... more
Water theft a growing concern in increasingly-dry Spain  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Inside her greenhouse, Emilia Gomez bends down to see how her strawberries are faring following a difficult season with barely any water after her farm's illegal well was shut down. more
Tighten up law on keeping dangerous snakes as pets, demand animal welfare experts  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The law on keeping dangerous snakes as pets should be tightened up, animal welfare experts demand in this week's issue of the... more
Sebelius, looking back at ACA, says the country’s never ‘seen this kind of battle’  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Kathleen Sebelius, who served as secretary of Health and Human Services under President Barack Obama, helped lead the administration's negotiations... more
Chinese probe criticizes police reprimand of virus doctor  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
China's top disciplinary body has criticized how police handled the case of a Chinese doctor who was reprimanded for rumor-mongering after he shared a warning with others about the coronavirus in the... more
AP Explains: What exactly is the Defense Production Act?  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
President Donald Trump is turning to a 1950 law to boost private production of supplies needed to confront the coronavirus pandemic more
US naval officer sues over military transgender ban  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A U.S. naval officer facing involuntary discharge because of a policy restricting transgender people from serving in the military has filed a lawsuit that aims to force officials to allow her to... more
Aboriginal scars from frontier wars  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hundreds of Aboriginal men who became native mounted police in colonial Australia carried a significant burden of responsibility for law and order for white settlers in Queensland and other settlements. more
Expert discusses the coronavirus and weaknesses in the labor safety net  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Concern about the spreading coronavirus have led to the shutdown of several American cities, with employees working remotely—or not at all. Here, labor law expert Professor... more
New Zealand passes landmark law to decriminalize abortion  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
New Zealand lawmakers have voted in favor of a landmark bill that treats abortion as a health issue rather than a crime more
Ohio Democratic Party sues over delay of primary election  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The Ohio Democratic Party has filed a lawsuit over Secretary of State Frank LaRose's decision to set a new state primary election date more
Vegas man arrested after liquid sprayed on food during stunt  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Las Vegas police say a man and an underage friend who was wearing what appeared to be a hazmat suit were trying to create a social media stunt... more
The Latest: French police begin patrols to stem virus spread  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
French police have commenced patrols to stop anyone outside to try to contain the spreading virus more
Why police will be crucial players in the battle against coronavirus
Aboriginal scars from frontier wars