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News July 29
Many prisons, especially in the South, are named after racist officials and former plantations.
News July 1
Police asked the show to edit out officers using violence or bad language. The company says it had other reasons for not airing the footage.
Coronavirus June 1
Prisons turn out to be a key place to study how coronavirus spreads and how immunity to it works.
Coronavirus May 26
For many people leaving prison during the pandemic, closed DMVs mean closed doors.
Coronavirus May 12
Youth lockups are supposed to rehabilitate kids, not punish them. The pandemic is making that harder than ever.
Coronavirus April 10
Prisoners made furniture and license plates during the pandemic, according to workers and families. Some plants are now making face masks.
Coronavirus April 3
The case of Patrick Jones, the first federal prisoner to die from COVID-19, epitomizes national debates about criminal justice reform.
Coronavirus April 3
Orders at Oakdale in Louisiana help explain COVID-19 spread.
Coronavirus April 1
During the COVID-19 crisis, people coming home after decades behind bars find loved ones in quarantine, dire job prospects and overwhelmed social services agencies.
Coronavirus March 28
While some cities free people from jail and stop arrests, others are much more business as usual.