| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Commenting on the execution of a French nobleman by Napoleon, the French diplomat Talleyrand supposedly observed: "It was worse than a crime — it was a blunder." That consummate expression of realpolitik certainly applies to the alleged U.S....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Aaron Swartz was both a hero of the Internet age and a victim of it.
On Jan. 12, 2013, Swartz, a developer of Reddit who had become an Internet folk hero with his commitment to make online content free to the public, hanged himself in his Brooklyn...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Interesting. I tried to scan a $5 bill into my computer to draw today’s cartoon and I got this message:
“This application does not support the editing of banknote images. For more information, select the information button below for Internet-...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:15 PM
It’s called the USA Freedom Act, but a more fitting name might be Edward’s Law — as in Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor charged with violating the Espionage Act. I’m referring to a bill cleared by...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:47 AM
NBC News and anchorman Brian Williams have not done journalistic work the quality of Wednesday night's exclusive interview with Edward Snowden in a long, long time.
Since NBC News had the interview for a week, according to Williams, it could have done...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:36 PM
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has scored the first American television interview with Edward Snowden, the network announced Thursday.
In a major get, Williams traveled to Moscow, where the former National Security Agency contractor is now...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:23 PM
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| May 16, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The guest list this weekend on Sunday morning programs:
Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, author Lynne Cheney, give a joint interview to "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Scott Reed of the U.S. Chamber of...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:26 AM
In an NBC interview, NSA leaker Edward Snowden has said he trained as a spy and never intended to wind up in Russia.
The full interview, with Brian Williams questioning Snowden last week in Moscow, will air at 10 p.m. Wednesday (tonight) on...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:37 PM
With government surveillance remaining a hot news topic, one of filmmaking's biggest firebrands will seek to give it the big-screen treatment.
Oliver Stone will write and direct a narrative adaptation of "The Snowden Files," Luke Harding's nonfiction...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Celebrities once landed in hot water when they ventured out into the world, escaping their families or handlers. Hugh Grant was arrested on a side street near Sunset Boulevard, Mel Gibson after a night of drinking in Malibu.
Institutions often revealed...