On Monday afternoon, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency for the entire state to prepare for the anticipated reaction to the expected jury decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson after Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown.
The U.S. Marshal's Service of the Justice Department has engaged in widespread airborne surveillance of Americans' telephone calls and data, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
The latest leak sets the stage for the announcement in November of the grand jury deciding not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Mike Brown — a ruling which could trigger more unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
Recent reports in the New York Times and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch lend credence to police officer Darren Wilson's version of events in the fatal August 9 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Representative Michael Honda (D-Calif.) introduced a bill in the House on July 31 that would prohibit the purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians. The bill offers exceptions for those whose purchase or possession of the body armor is authorized by the federal government or a state government or political subdivision of a state. Purchases of body armor made before the law takes effect are grandfathered and would not be held to be in violation.
Data Breach at JPMorgan Chase Affected 76 Million Households — Were Government Guidelines Partly to Blame?Written by Kurt Hyde
A computer breach at JPMorgan Chase exposed 76 million personal records to hackers; was government involvement ultimately to blame?
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation making California the first state to allow family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to be a threat to themselves or to others. The bill was inspired by 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, who killed six people on May 23 in a rampage in Isla Vista, California, before taking his own life. Rodger’s parents had stated that they had made multiple attempts to seek help for their troubled son with no success.
Collecting rights along with the garbage, Seattle politicians have decided to micromanage people's refuse.
A newly naturalized oncologist rendered false cancer diagnoses and then administered sickening, body-rending chemotherapy to healthy patients, killing some of them and making millions of dollars in the process.
Intended or not, the consequences of Chicago's continuing efforts to limit gun ownership are falling most heavily on its poor black population, making the situation reminiscent of America's 19th-century racist gun laws.