In America's big, metropolitan counties, prison populations are going down, but in suburban and rural communities, more people are doing big time than ever before. We hear how prosecutors and judges are cracking down on drug addicts in the white, middle class.
Opioid addiction and the white face of mass incarceration
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Presidential campaigns address 'birther' lies and spin
Donald Trump today changed his tune about President Obama's birthplace, but in the process, he tried to revise political history when he accused Hillary Clinton of beginning...
6 min, 30 sec
Mass incarceration in middle America
Prison reform is reducing inmate populations from big America cities — but, in many suburbs and rural communities, it's just the reverse. The same crimes that call for...
34 min, 20 sec