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New Yorkers Rush By As Embattled Anti-Jihad Ads Hit The Subway

Monday, September 24, 2012

New York's transit authority posted controversial ads condemning Islamic Jihad in the city's subway system Monday, after losing a legal battle to withhold the posters. The campaign's sponsor says the ads target radicalism, not "peaceful Muslims."

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Justice Department Watchdog Blasts 'Fast And Furious' Operation

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Rather than faulting Attorney General Eric Holder, the inspector general's report on the botched gun-trafficking operation places some blame on his chief of staff and a deputy.

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States' Rights And DOMA Clash On A Shifting Battlefield

Sunday, September 09, 2012

The debate over states' rights versus federal power is as old as our country, but this time the subject of controversy is relatively new. As Americans' views on homosexuality change, more states are stepping up to challenge the federal definition of marriage.

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Pentagon Unhappy With 'No Easy Day,' As Book On Bin Laden Raid Tops Charts

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Defense Department officials say that No Easy Day, former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette's book about the secret mission to kill Osama bin Laden, includes classified information that may harm U.S. military operations. The book is currently the bestseller on Amazon.

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Bradley Manning's Trial Set To Begin In February In WikiLeaks Case

Thursday, August 30, 2012

The trial of Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private accused of passing hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the WikiLeaks website, is now scheduled to begin in early February.

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Cut Diplomatic Ties? Hide Him In A Crate? How Might Assange Standoff End?

Thursday, August 16, 2012

As the WikiLeaks founder remains holed up in Ecuador's London embassy, theories are emerging about how British police might get to him — and how he might be able to avoid arrest and get out of the country.

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Unsealed Documents 'Hint At The Evidence' In Colorado Shootings

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

While most materials remain sealed, those that have been made public contain a glimpse or two about the case being made against James Holmes for the attack that left 12 people dead and 58 wounded.

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Top New York ICE Officer Sues Napolitano For Discrimination Against Men

Friday, August 10, 2012

The lawsuit alleges that the Homeland Security secretary has turned the agency into a "frat house."

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Google Settles Over Safari Privacy Breach; Will Pay Record $22.5M Fine

Thursday, August 09, 2012

The FTC came down on the company for putting "cookies" on computers after it told Safari users that wouldn't be done.

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George Zimmerman Seeks 'Stand Your Ground' Hearing In Bid To Dismiss Case

Thursday, August 09, 2012

The man charged with second-degree murder in the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will argue he was in fear for his life when they encountered each other. If a judge agrees, the case could be dismissed.

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Wells Fargo Agrees To $175 Million Settlement Over Lending Discrimination

Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Justice Department says their analysis found minorities paid what amounted to a "racial surtax" on mortgages.

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Judge Rules Twitter Must Turn Over Occupy Protester's Messages

Monday, July 02, 2012

At issue was whether messages sent through Twitter are private.

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Justice Will Not Prosecute Holder For Contempt Of Congress

Friday, June 29, 2012

House Republicans, however, also gave the Oversight Committee authorization to sue in Federal Court.

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Chief Justice Roberts Jokes He's Headed To 'An Impregnable Fortress'

Friday, June 29, 2012

The Chief Justice surprised the world by siding with the liberal wing of the court.

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UPDATED: Jurors Begin Deliberating In Case Against Sandusky

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The former Penn State football coach faces 48 criminal counts involving 10 alleged victims.

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The Takeaway

Why We Fail to Speak Up for Others When We Know We Should

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Much of the witness testimony in the trial of accused child sex offender and former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was difficult to hear, but not just for its content. More shocking, perhaps, was the lingering question: Why didn’t the witnesses report what they saw?

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Alleged Victim Says Sandusky Issued Threats To Keep Him Quiet

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The alleged victim said Sandusky told him if he said anything about the abuse, he would never see his family again.

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Defense Rests In Roger Clemens Perjury Trial

Monday, June 11, 2012

The arguments came to a close with the baseball star taking the stand. Clemens is accused of lying to Congress about his use of performance enhancing drugs.

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Court Refuses To Dismiss Charges Against WikiLeaks Suspect

Friday, June 08, 2012

The military judge also indicated she would delay the start of Bradley Manning's trial to November or January.

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Features

Drink Up! Idaho OKs 'Five Wives' Vodka

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Originally banned because its name and label might offend women and Mormons, the vodka can now be sold there. The state reversed course after a lawsuit was threatened.

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