Law-enforcement lobby fights to keep military gear

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) Police associations are beginning a major lobbying push to protect their access to the military equipment that was used against demonstrators in Ferguson, Mo. Law enforcement more…

$40M lawsuit: Ferguson police used excessive force

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A federal lawsuit filed Thursday says police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread more…

Cops saddled with unwanted military equipment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The sheriff's department in Chelan County, east of Seattle, figured it could use an armored vehicle to transport its SWAT team's response to thorny situations, thereby more…

See other executive actions Obama planning

by Aaron Klein -- President Obama's reported end-run around Congress to seek an international agreement to cut carbon emissions could be the opening shot in a larger executive-action scheme that could see more…

Mideast expert: Obama switched sides in war on terror

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_872511" align="aligncenter" width="596"] President Obama appears to bow to Saudi King Abdullah, on April 1, 2009, in London[/caption] WASHINGTON – It's an explosive charge, one that puts the more…