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  • Inmates face problem habit

    Inmates face problem habit
    Joy remembers the day that risking a few dollars for fun turned into a rush she couldn't control. It was Feb. 14, 2000, at the casino in Charles Town, W.Va. She plunked some money into a slot machine, and out came hundreds of dollars — and the...
  • Appeals court wrestles with secret U.S. demands for telecom records

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court grappled on Wednesday with a lawsuit challenging the Federal Bureau of Investigation's ability to force Internet and telecommunications firms to turn over customer records without revealing the government's...
  • Baltimore officials offer plan to curb police brutality

    Baltimore officials offer plan to curb police brutality
    Baltimore's mayor and police commissioner outlined Tuesday a sweeping plan to reduce police brutality, including the possibility of equipping officers with body cameras, while reiterating that they are committed to restoring public trust in the agency....
  • AT&T to pay $105 million to settle charges it 'crammed' phone bills

    AT&T to pay $105 million to settle charges it 'crammed' phone bills
    AT&T Inc will pay $105 million to settle allegations that it put unauthorized charges on customers' cell phone bills, a practice known as cramming, federal regulators said on Wednesday. The settlement comes after years of complaints from cell phone...
  • FBI director lays out worries about terrorism

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. On a visit to Charlotte on Wednesday, FBI director James Comey urged Americans to report suspicious activities by possible homegrown jihadists, who are increasingly lured by "slick" and "seductive" propaganda online. Research on homegrown...
  • Some Guantanamo hunger strikers get special treatment, detainee argues

    WASHINGTON Six Guantanamo captives who've been on hunger strike since 2007 got comfy seats this year, communal forced-feedings and television distraction as a way to get them to stop their food protest at the Pentagon prison, it was revealed at federal...
  • U.S. judge to decide state secrets procedure in Iran case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Wednesday asked a federal judge in Manhattan to dismiss a private civil lawsuit against an Iran sanctions group on national security grounds without any public explanation for the reason. If the judge agrees,...
  • U.S. agent sued over fake Facebook account in drug case

    The Drug Enforcement Administration set up a fake Facebook account using photographs and other personal information it took from the cellphone of a New York woman arrested in a cocaine case, to trick her friends and associates into revealing incriminating...
  • Twitter sues US for right to disclose user-info requests

    SAN FRANCISCO Twitter has joined the tech industry assault on the federal government's national security surveillance programs, suing Tuesday to strike down rules that bar the blogging giant from publicly disclosing the scope of demands for user...
  • Thomas Sowell: Ebola puts spotlight on Obama's misplaced priorities

    Thomas Sowell: Ebola puts spotlight on Obama's misplaced priorities
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is both a danger in itself and a wake-up call for Americans — about President Obama, about the institutions of this country and, most important, about ourselves. There was a time when an outbreak of a deadly...
  • Lawmakers illegally gerrymandered 3rd District, court rules

    Lawmakers illegally gerrymandered 3rd District, court rules
    RICHMOND — Virginia legislators focused so much on race drawing new lines for the 3rd Congressional District in 2011 and 2012 that they violated the voting rights of minorities in the state, a three-judge federal court panel ruled Tuesday. While...