The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted qualified immunity to John Yoo, shielding him from liability for torture carried out using guidelines set by him while working in the George W. Bush Justice Department.
According to a lawsuit filed by the Goldwater Institute, the U.S. Forest Service is preventing the town of Tombstone, Arizona from repairing the pipelines that provide water to the town's residents.
Areas on the U.S. side of the southwest U.S.-Mexican border are “some of the safest communities in America,” says CBP Director Gene Garza.
White House senior counterterrorism adviser John Brennan has tried to justify proliferating drone strikes in Islamic countries this week as a legitimate reaction to the threat posed by the September 11 attacks more than a decade ago.
The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that highway checkpoints of drivers who did not post city stickers in their windows is unconstitutional after one driver is found with marijuana during his vehicle search. The driver moved to have the evidence suppressed on the grounds it was not discovered during a legal stop, as there was no probable cause. The case went all the way to the Kentucky Supreme Court, where the roadblocks were unanimously found to be illegal.
The Ron Paul campaign refused to cooperate with the Army in its investigation into the political activities of Jesse Thorsen.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that a proposed state constitutional amendment defining a human embryo as a “person” is unconstitutional.
Followers of Lyndon LaRouche have attracted a great deal of attention in recent years for provocative statements like posters featuring President Obama with an Adolf Hitler-style Nazi mustache aimed at building pressure for impeachment. LaRouche himself describes Obama as a “British tool” — part of a complex plot that seeks to dominate the world.
The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) plan to turn out millions of protesters on May Day for a "General Strike" turned out to be a general failure, attracting mostly small crowds of hardcore leftists and revolutionaries.