Rumors of their demise were greatly exaggerated. Former Representative Anthony Weiner is top dog in the New York City mayor’s race, while former governor Eliot Spitzer is leading in the race to be the city’s next …
The traditional view of American horse slaughter was best captured in a 2007 federal circuit court ruling. “The lone cowboy riding his horse is a cinematic icon. Not once in memory did the cowboy eat his horse,” wrote one judge …
Can NSA surveillance be compared to Hitler’s genocide?
The NSA leaker may be able to turn the vagueness and weakness of international law to his advantage
As Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faces an ever-growing investigation into gifts he accepted in office, the Republican who hopes to replace him this fall, state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, is doing what he can to keep his …
Danny Werfel acknowledged that his agency continued to use inappropriate criteria for evaluating tax-exempt status requests even after last month’s inspector-general report
American officials struggle to explain how Snowden got away.
The pipeline, which would transport Canadian heavy crude to refineries on the gulf coast, is a flashpoint for climate activists.
Both men suggest that much, if not all, American spying abroad is wrong, including the spying on allies and foreign leaders that perhaps every government has practiced for decades, if not centuries.
The coalition of civil liberties groups Stop Watching Us will host a national call-in day to Capitol Hill lawmakers this Tuesday
A bipartisan coalition of privacy groups called “Stop Watching Us.” is calling on Congress to end controversial surveillance programs monitoring foreign Internet traffic and collecting American phone records.
Obama is finding himself under pressure from left and right both to curb the programs and hold harmless the leaker.
As security experts, law enforcement officials and the public at-large ponders where NSA surveillance leaker James Snowden will end up next, TIME reviews the fates of 10 other whistle-blowers