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Despite CIA Director John Brennan's repeated denials of wrongdoing, an internal report released Thursday confirmed the agency had hacked Senate Intelligence Committee computers used to produce a reportedly damning review of the CIA's former detention and interrogation program.
Federal officials have approved the Bergen County sheriff's request for two surplus armored vehicles similar to the one pictured here.
The American Civil Liberties Union in Georgia is taking aim at state and federal immigration enforcement laws that it says tear apart immigrant families and unnecessarily tie up local police.
Five people are suing the federal government alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their applications for citizenship and green cards.
US Congressman Mark Pocan, D-WI, speaks during a news conference with activists opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, July 9, 2014.
Details about the National Security Agency's "Prism" surveillance program have entered the news in dribs and drabs since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked revealing documents about the program to the Guardian and the Washington Post in June of last year.
WHEREAS, The Santa Cruz County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California believes that all four remaining defendants charged in the Santa Cruz Superior Court action collectively known as the "Occupy" cases, i.e., Gabriella Ripley-Phipps, Cameron Laurendeau, Franklin Alcantara and Brent Adams, are local activists working ... (more)
This week, Patrick Leahy, the Democratic senator from Vermont, introduced a revised version of the USA Freedom Act, a bill to finally start pulling the reins on America's out-of-control surveillance state.
Several same-sex couples tried to get marriage licenses in Greenville Wednesday but were denied because of the state's ban on gay marriages.
TRENTON - Standing with social activists, clergy and the mayors of Trenton and Camden - two of New Jersey's poorest and most violent cities - Gov. Chris Christie today urged the Legislature to act to reform the state's "broken" bail system before time runs out next week.
After his home was burglarized while he and his wife slept, a Tulalip lawmaker is reinvigorating his efforts to pass a bill that would allow police to track cellphone signals.
City officials in crime-ridden Baltimore on Tuesday defended plans for one of the toughest U.S. youth curfews against criticism from residents who were skeptical about police enforcement of the new law.
The surreal national debate over the death penalty reached a climax of sorts July 23 in a prison execution chamber in Florence, Ariz.
It is the first ad of its kind since voters approved a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in 2004, reports The Columbus Dispatch .
As expected, Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced the USA FREEDOM Act to the upper chamber of Congress on Tuesday.
The mother of a Mexican teen who was shot to death by a U.S. Border Patrol agent nearly two years ago is suing the agency in federal court.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:58 am
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