Local advocacy groups celebrate new police reform laws

Police are not handcuffed by new laws designed to keep people safe—that's the message Thursday from a group of local advocates, speaking out in support of new police reform laws that just went into effect in Washington.

Kushner acts as sounding board on legal immigration reform

As President Donald Trump strips some Central American countries of aid and denounces the influx of migrants at the southern border, his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has been acting as a sounding board for internal discussions on reforms to the nation's legal immigration system.

California eliminates cash bail in sweeping reform

California will end the cash bail system in a sweeping reform for the state. Rather than requiring defendants to pay in order to be released before trial, their release will hinge on an assessment of their risk to public safety.

France braces for nationwide strikes

French President Emmanuel Macron was facing a major test of his sweeping reform agenda with a series of strikes across the transport and public sectors on Thursday.