(NEW YORK) -- New York City officials voted Tuesday to end the current rules on solitary confinement in all city jails starting in the fall. Critics of the controversial punishment, however, say the changes proposed by the city's Department of Correction don't go far enough... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A court in Belarus has sentenced two journalists to two years in prison for live-streaming one of the pro-democracy protests that rocked the country last year as authorities continue a crackdown aimed at smashing the... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- A Russian court has sentenced a historian who helped uncover Stalin-era mass graves to 13 years in prison, abruptly increasing his sentence by 10 years, in a highly unusual step that rights groups said... Read More.
By TONYA SIMPSON and LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Citing the growing toll from a hidden side of the coronavirus pandemic, top Democratic lawmakers are looking to require state and federal prisons to open their books on the number of... Read More.
By ABC News(OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Ok.) -- An Oklahoma inmate has been taken into custody after breaking out of his 12th-floor jail cell window and shimmying down what appeared to be sheets tied together.Pablo Robledo, 34, escaped from Oklahoma... Read More.