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Martin Kaste

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Maker Of 'Body Cams' Used By Police Reports Spike In Sales

Thursday, October 30, 2014

What's interesting is the spike started well before the August shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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FBI Spoofs News Story To Send Spyware To Suspect

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

How did the FBI get a suspect to click on a link? It created a fake news story about the suspect. When he clicked, spyware glommed on to his computer.

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Paper Outraged After FBI Used Fake 'Seattle Times' Site To Install Spyware

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Seattle Times is protesting the FBI's use fake emails designed to look like news stories from the paper. The emails were used to lure a suspect into downloading spyware.

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Washington Case Revives Debate About 'Contagious' Mass Shootings

Monday, October 27, 2014

The authorities in Marysville, Wash., were reluctant to identify the boy who shot his classmates on Friday. That's become a more frequent reaction to mass shootings in recent years.

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Sunken U-Boats Off North Carolina Coast A Significant Find For Historians

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The North Carolina coast may be the last place you'd think to find a sunken German submarine from World War II. But that's what Joe Hoyt — a nautical archeologist — found on a recent expedition to the ocean floor. Robert Siegel talks to him about the underwater battle site there.

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Should Police Be Able To Keep Their Devices Secret?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Officers use "Stingrays" to mimic a cell phone tower and intercept information from phones in a whole neighborhood. The federal government and police have kept such devices under wraps for years.

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In Alaska Race For Governor, Democrats Try An Unusual Tactic: Dropping Out

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Alaska's Republican governor looked to have a lock on re-election, until state Democrats realized that their best tactic would be to give up — and clear the path for an independent challenger.

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Fueled By Outside Money, Alaska Candidates Struggle To Connect At Home

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Millions of dollars worth of ads have been dumped into the state's small media market. But out in the state, you find out those ads are getting on people's nerves.

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In Cop Culture War, No Clear Solution

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The White House is trying to reprogram police culture with tighter rules for the use of force and a greater emphasis on defusing conflict. Veteran cops say it's a philosophy may get them killed.

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For Police, A Debate Over Force, Cop Culture And Confrontation

Thursday, September 25, 2014

When it comes to police using force, what is acceptable and when? And are police too aggressive? Cops say they're trying to survive, but reformers say aggressive cop culture is making things worse.

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Court Says Navy Investigators Illegally Scan Civilian Computers

Thursday, September 18, 2014

At issue is a Navy investigation that snagged a civilian trading in child porn. The appeals court said the actions violated the Posse Comitatus Act, which bars the military from enforcing state laws.

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Justice Dept. Makes A Habit Of Turning Its Sights On Local Police

Friday, September 05, 2014

Law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo., isn't alone in coming under federal scrutiny. The Justice Department has put pressure on a number of departments to change their practices.

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Zero-Tolerance Policing Is Not Racism, Say St. Louis-Area Cops

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.

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When Senate Returns From Recess, Ferguson Will Top The Docket

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The controversy surrounding the police showdown with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., will be coming to Congress. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri has scheduled a hearing to look into the confrontation.

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Freemasonry Still Alive And Well, And (Mostly) Men-Only

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Freemasons are arguably one of the world's most famous men's organizations. Membership has been falling in the U.S. since the 1960s, but millennials are now showing an interest in the fraternity.

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In Michael Brown's Memory, Pleas For Justice And Calm

Monday, August 25, 2014

More than 2,000 attended the funeral for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Both family and clergy referred to Brown's death as a sacrifice for the greater good.

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Latecomers Bring Fresh Outrage To Weary Ferguson

Sunday, August 24, 2014

As the streets of Ferguson, Mo., calm down, new protesters are arriving to carry on demonstrations.

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Even Police Body Cameras Can Lose Sight Of The Truth

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Amid accusations of abuse, many in Ferguson, Mo., and cities around the country are calling for police to wear cameras. Cameras may not always be as impartial as people expect, however.

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Police Militarization Becomes A Hot Topic

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The actions in Ferguson, Mo., have inspired talk about the militarization of U.S. police departments. The real question, is whether police have become militarized in their attitude toward the public.

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Legal, sure — But Polite? Washington Weighs Weed Etiquette

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Now that marijuana is legal, Washington state is hashing out when and where it is okay to light up. Some parents are complaining that public places like parks are filled now with pot smoke.

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