Videos of police violence have resulted in a wave of new apps that safely record acts of aggression. The new tools can spread awareness, increase solidarity and help bring belligerent officers to justice.
Cleveland activists have made a direct legal appeal for the arrest of two officers involved in the death of Tamir Rice. After Ferguson, many African-Americans don't trust the grand jury system. Spencer Kimball reports. (10.06.2015)
An act of police aggression at an out-of-control pool party in McKinney, Texas has revived an online call for moderation. #BlackLivesMatter remains the most important hashtag in the ongoing US debate on police violence. (09.06.2015)
US police have been accused of adopting military-style tactics and equipment. Some say, however, a failure to address violence and poverty has put law enforcement on the defensive. Spencer Kimball reports. (24.05.2015)
Scientists and celebrities are paying their respects to the late Stephen Hawking, whose revolutionary theories earned him recognition across the world. His death left "an intellectual vacuum," said Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Bruce Allen is the director of the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Hanover. His Ph.D. supervisor was Stephen Hawking, who became a good friend. DW interviewed Allen as Hawking turned 75 last year.
British physicist Stephen Hawking has died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 76, according to a family spokesperson. Known around the globe, he worked to make complicated scientific fields accessible to the public.
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