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Report: California Cops More Likely to Stop Black Drivers

SACRAMENTO — Black drivers in California were stopped by police at 2.5 times the per capita rate of whites and searched three times as often, according to the latest report Thursday from a first-in-the-nation attempt to track racial profiling by police. Under a 2015 law, when California police make a...

Phone, Laptop Searches at U.S. Airports Rising Rapidly, Suit Says

WASHINGTON — U.S. government searches of travelers' cellphones and laptops at airports and border crossings nearly quadrupled since 2015 and are being conducted for reasons beyond customs and immigration enforcement, according to papers filed Tuesday in a federal lawsuit that claims going through electronic devices without a warrant is unconstitutional....