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  • NSA reassurances about privacy rights feel hollow [Commentary]

    With all the discussion of surveillance, meta-data and phone taps over the past few weeks, I can't help thinking of my own experience as a surveillee back in the 1970s when cruder methods were used. All of the reassurances that everything will be fine...
  • JFK assassination 50th anniversary TV programming

     
    50 years ago this month — on Nov. 22, 1963 — President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas by Lee Harvey Oswald (himself later shot and killed by Jack Ruby). The JFK assassination caused political, social and emotional upheavals...
  • New command center will protect L.A. infrastructure from cyberattacks

     New command center will protect L.A. infrastructure from cyberattacks
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has set up a new command center to minimize the threat that hackers, terrorists or foreign enemies will disrupt water, power, transportation and public safety systems. In an executive directive creating the Cyber...
  • Where's the outrage over kids shot dead?

    Another week, another school shooting. Acts of violence in places we once thought safe have become so routine that the latest shooting, in Chardon, Ohio, didn't make the front page of my newspaper. It didn't even lead the broadcast news. We have grown...
  • The joy of reading a true gift

    The other day, President Barack Obama visited a Virginia bookstore to do some Christmas shopping. Accompanied by his daughters and a retinue of Secret Service agents, he bought 15 children's books as gifts for family members. The excursion was...
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • Woman shot in D.C. chase had fixation on President Obama

    WASHINGTON -- The woman shot to death after a police chase from the White House to Capitol Hill had been suffering from mental health issues, according to federal law enforcement officials, including postpartum depression after her daughter was born and a...
  • Woman shot in D.C. chase is said to have had a fixation on Obama

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The woman shot to death after a police chase from the White House to Capitol Hill had been suffering mental health problems, federal law enforcement officials said, including postpartum depression after her daughter was born and...
  • MIT: Questions, but no school wrongdoing in Aaron Swartz's death

    MIT: Questions, but no school wrongdoing in Aaron Swartz's death
    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology did nothing overtly wrong in handling hacktivist Aaron Swartz's criminal prosecution and did not push for his punishment, according to an internal review released after months of self-examination. However, the...
  • Capitol Hill shooting: Use of deadly force questioned

     Capitol Hill shooting: Use of deadly force questioned
    Police in Washington could have avoided shooting dead a woman pursued by officers in a car chase that led to the lockdown of the Capitol this week, the driver's sister, former New York police sergeant Valarie Carey, said late on Friday. The family of...
  • Parkland grad Lombardo has gone from being a fan to working at the Fanatic

    Matt Lombardo said that while growing up, he and his father shared Eagles season tickets in the 700-level at Veterans Stadium. "I did my fair share of screaming and yelling," Lombardo said. "I was your typical Eagles fan. But once we left the stadium,...