Google, Apple, Microsoft, and other tech companies are launching a campaign to call for restrictions on US surveillance and more transparency about the practices involved.
- The FBI has reportedly had the ability for years to operate laptop cameras remotely without the users' knowledge.
- Rand Paul says his wife doesn't want him to run for president in 2016 but that he's a "very able politician" who should be able to convince her otherwise.
- Democrats believe Scott Brown may run for Senate again, in New Hampshire, and want to be prepared for it.
- Rick Santorum compared the fight against apartheid to the one against Obamacare, saying both were against "great injustices."
- A TSA agent at the St. Louis airport confiscated the two-inch toy pistol of a cowboy sock monkey, because, she argued, it could be mistaken for a real gun.
- Pro-Europe protesters in the Ukraine toppled a statue of Vladimir Lenin, a symbol of Russian nationalism.
- Six people were reportedly admitted into a hospital in central Mexico for radiation exposure. They may be linked to last week's hijacking of a truck carrying radioactive material.
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