HBO is Making Their Own Take on ‘Serial’ With ‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’

Serial, the podcast that became a cultural phenomenon, has slightly faded from view since its 2014 debut. But the subject of the first season of the podcast, Adnan Syed, is still awaiting a new trail. Syed’s story will now get the HBO treatment courtesy of a new documentary series – The Case Against Adnan Syed. In 1999, 18-year-old […]

Groundbreaking workers’ compensation case makes link between benzene and cancer

Mitch LaPrade had an 11-year battle to prove that his cancer is linked to contact with the chemical benzene at the printing company where he worked. But firefighters with the exact same form of leukemia are given automatic acknowledgement that benzene exposure on the job is to blame.

Rudy Giuliani’s revelation that Trump ‘reimbursed’ Cohen for the Stormy Daniels payment just made the DOJ’s case against both men ‘a whole lot stronger’

Reuters/Carlos Barria The revelation Wednesday night that President Donald Trump “reimbursed” his longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, for a $ 130,000 payment to the adult-film actress Stormy Daniels shortly before the 2016 election could significantly strengthen the criminal case against both men, campaign finance experts say. Cohen is already under scrutiny for the payment, which legal […]

Huawei may have a backup OS in case it has to drop Android

It’d be hard to blame Huawei executives if they’re feeling very nervous lately. The US has created havoc for ZTE by renewing an export ban over trade violations, potentially depriving it of its Android license and leaving it without a platform. How would Huawei avoid a similar fate? Simple: it would use its own operating […]

The federal judge in the Stormy Daniels case thinks it’s ‘likely’ Michael Cohen will be indicted

Drew Angerer/Getty Images A federal judge on Friday said the court believes it is “likely” President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, could be indicted. The statement highlights the mounting jeopardy Cohen may be in given his significance in three legal disputes, including a federal criminal investigation into whether he committed financial fraud and campaign […]

GEDmatch, a tiny DNA analysis firm, was key for Golden State Killer case

Enlarge / Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones speaks about the arrest of accused rapist and killer Joseph James DeAngelo during a news conference on April 25, 2018 in Sacramento, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) To get a leg up in the investigation in the cold case of the “Golden State Killer” (aka the “East Area Rapist”), […]

The Supreme Court broke 2 of its strictest rules for the travel ban arguments — and it shows how seriously they’re taking the case

Associated Press/Andrew Harnik The Supreme Court made two major exceptions to its rules on Wednesday to accommodate oral arguments for President Donald Trump’s travel ban. The justices allowed audio of oral arguments to be released on the same day, and granted the plaintiff’s lawyer extra time. The moves indicate how significant the case is, and […]

India’s rape crisis: New assault case emerges amid sex assault protests and hunger strike

With pressure mounting on India’s government over investigations into the gang rape of an 8-year-old girl, another brutal sexual assault and murder case is highlighting violence against minors and women in the country. Last week, protesters took to the streets of Jammu and New Delhi over the death of Asifa Bano, an 8-year-old girl reportedly […]