Edward Snowden accused the NSA of targeting journalists critical of the US government after 9/11. Dianne Feinstein, meanwhile, would like a restrictive definition of "journalist" for protections offered under a proposed shield law legislation. The crackdown on journalists in Turkey continues.
- 92 percent of federal employees oppose Obamacare.
- The Secret Service has released the first 100 out of 14,500 pages of documents related to their investigation of Aaron Swartz.
- Michael Bloomberg says New York City will appeal a ruling that found the NYPD's stop and frisk program unconstitutional.
- Missouri State Fair officials have banned for life a rodeo clown who wore an Obama mask for a bit.
- Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan have won their respective party primaries and will face off against each other in the special election for Senate in New Jersey.
- A 30-year veteran cop in Rhode Island has been charged with stealing $700 worth of gas.
- A new wifi system at the British Museum inadvertently banned access to Hamlet because it was "violent content."
A class-action lawsuit is now challenging the DEA's habit of seizing large amounts of cash from travelers without evidence of any crime.
The FBI Wants To Treat Carter Page Warrant Mistakes Like Training Problems. A Court Adviser Says That's Not Enough.
After seriously messing up its warrant applications with the FISA Court, can the FBI be trusted?
Isabel Fall is canceled. It's the science fiction world's loss.
If politicians are going to paint their opponents as illegitimate, they should be prepared to receive the same treatment in return.