NSA spied on American lawyers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — The list of those caught up in the global surveillance net cast by the National Security Agency and its overseas partners, from social media users to more…

Doctor guilty of waterboarding daughter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) A jury in the US state of Delaware has found a prominent paediatrician and best-selling author guilty of endangering his stepdaughter in a trial featuring testimony that more…

'Trigger-happy' cop kills disabled man's service dog

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_637401" align="aligncenter" width="611" caption="Tarek Hassani's dashboard-mounted camera shows moments leading up to and following shooting that left a dog dead"][/caption] When Officer Tarek Hassani responded to a more…

Obama 'putting a financial gun to head of employers'

by Greg Corombos -- [ooyala code="NneTRvazq4plGfkII-Q-CoYxMXh1jiTT" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, ripped into President Obama for regularly legislating on Obamacare and other issues from the Oval Office, but he didn't stop there. more…

Obama 'weaponizing government' against nonprofits

by Greg Corombos -- The leader of a prominent grassroots organization targeted for unlawful scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service says she is not surprised by evidence of collaboration between the government more…