DNA testing

File photo of a cheek swab. (Credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Senate Votes to Keep DNA Collection on Arrests

The Maryland Senate has voted to extend a state law that allows police to take DNA samples from arrestees for certain violent crimes.


The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Virginia DNA Tests Show Scale Of Bad Convictions

Wrongful convictions for homicide and sexual assault are more prevalent in Virginia than once thought, according to a study that examined the results of new tests on archived DNA samples.



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