Airport's garage now Muslim house of worship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (San Francisco Chronicle) Here's a sign of the changing times — Muslim cabbies now have their very own place at San Francisco International Airport to wash their hands more…

2006 lawsuits over feds' surveillance languish

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Before there was Edward Snowden and the leak of explosive documents showing widespread government surveillance, there was Mark Klein _ a telecommunications technician who alleged that more…

NSA up to more than just PRISM

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PolicyMic) The details about the NSA's second frighteningly Big Brother-ish data-mining program have been sidelined by the talk of PRISM, but it's worth paying a bit more attention more…

Woman solves father's 26-year-old murder

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Raw Story) A man arrested in Miami last Thursday who confessed to the killing of a New York restaurant owner 26 years ago was caught thanks to the more…

Where can American go to avoid extradition?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Christian Science Monitor) The source of a recently leaked US electronic surveillance program, Edward Snowden has apparently gone underground, leading some to speculate as to his next move. more…

What extradition proceedings would look like

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Talking Points Memo) Much of the world is eyeing Hong Kong in anticipation of whatever happens to Edward Snowden — public enemy number one to the U.S. intelligence more…

Whistleblower: State Department squelched probes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) A State Department whistle-blower says she was threatened after turning over documents to a U.S. senator that alleged coverups of investigations into employee use of drugs more…