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.
A deep freeze gripped almost the entire United States on Friday — pushing temperatures to 20 below in Wyoming, emptying stores in Texas of firewood and knocking out power across an ice-glazed swath of the South and Midwest.
North Korea has increased the size of a labor camp where prisoners have been beaten to death with hammers and forced to dig their own graves, according to a report by a rights group published Thursday.