U.S. law enforcement agencies seek to enlist victims to battle human trafficking, but a special "T visa" program designed to gain their cooperation isn't being used nearly as often as it could be, leaving thousands more men, women and children at risk. Full story
So-called "Latino Residential Brothels," an insidious form of prostitution that has been creeping into the country for several decades, adopt sophisticated camouflage to elude U.S. authorities. Full story
Huge regions enforce the Trafficking Victims Protection Act poorly, if at all.
Since first appearing in the U.S. in 1989, "Latino Residential Brothels" have reached at least 25 states.
Angelina Jolie’s revelation this week that she’d had both breasts removed to lower her risk of cancer came as a bombshell to many -- but not to three sisters from Berkeley Heights, N.J. Cathy Balsamo, Cindy Lepore and Patti Broccoli have spent the past year grappling with the dilemma that Jolie faced: What to do when a genetic mutation means you’ve got a sky-high chance of breast or ovarian cancer?
The start of tornado season was late but deadly, and now severe weather with the potential for twisters threatens parts of the Plains and Midwest -- including major cities -- heading into the weekend, forecasters said.
First Read: It hasn’t been a fun week in the West Wing, but President Barack Obama insisted Friday that his focus remains on job creation despite Washington’s tendency to get “distracted” by political battles.