Suing Obama's NSA gets super-sized

by Bob Unruh -- Use Facebook? Millions do. Maybe Google? Just about everyone. Then there's Yahoo, YouTube, Skype, AOL, Sprint, AT&T, Apple, Microsoft, PalTalk "and other certain telecommunications and Internet service providers." more…

Home demolitions turn Detroit into blank canvas

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DETROIT (AP) — The families of Detroit's Brightmoor area are delighted that the day is finally approaching when bulldozers will arrive to level more of their neighborhood. After more…

Drought spurs mini gold rush in Sierra

by -NO AUTHOR- -- COLFAX, Calif. (AP) — There's gold in them dry hills! Or gold seekers anyway. And they see a historic opportunity in California's historic drought. Low water levels have led to more…

Republicans pass law to rein in tea party

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) SALT LAKE CITY — Four years ago, the fledgling tea party claimed one of its first and greatest victories in Utah, ousting the state's veteran Republican senator more…

School sued over 6th-grader's Facebook posting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE) Riley Stratton remembers all too well the day Minnewaska school officials brought her into a room, with a police officer present, and demanded she cough more…

Police raid LAX over passenger-luggage thefts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KNBC-TV) Several workers at LAX were arrested Wednesday night after police served 25 search warrants, all in connection with the theft of passenger property by airport workers, officials more…

Gun-control Democrat charged with gunrunning

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) SAN FRANCISCO — A California state senator who authored gun control legislation asked for campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover FBI agent to an arms more…

Pope greets Obama at Vatican

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) President Obama met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday. In his first official visit, which began at 10:27 a.m. in Rome, the president and the pope met more…

Supremes bolster domestic-violence gun-ban law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support more…