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Here's one way to land on the NSA's watch list

If you downloaded the privacy software Tor in 2011, you may have been flagged to be spied on.... Read more»

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Obama and executive overreach

The issue of executive overreach from President Obama was debated on “Fox News Sunday,” but on two issues, the rhetoric outpaced the facts.... Read more»

No warrant, no problem: How the gov't can get your digital data

The government isn’t allowed to wiretap American citizens without a warrant from a judge. But there are plenty of legal ways for law enforcement, from the local sheriff to the FBI to the Internal Revenue Service, to snoop on the digital trails you create every day.... Read more»

Grijalva lauds Tucson VA hospital for low wait times

While the Veterans Administration Hospital in Phoenix has been beset by scandal, the VA hospital in Tucson has successfully passed a nationwide audit by the Department of Veteran Affairs. New patients waited an average of 33 days for an appointment, while current patients waited a day.... Read more»1

Border agent shoots, kills suspect in Green Valley

A suspected drug runner was killed in a shooting Friday at A Border Patrol agent shot and killed the driver of a vehicle loaded with bundles of marijuana after the driver abandoned the vehicle and tried to flee on foot in a pecan grove near a Green Valley golf course.... Read more»

Why don’t we know how many people are shot each year in America?

How many Americans have been shot over the past 10 years? No one really knows. We don’t even know if the number of people shot annually has gone up or down over that time.... Read more»

Casinos & offshore companies battle for billions in online gambling push

Lindsey Graham, Sheldon Adelson and a colorful cast of characters jockey over regulation.... Read more»

Even the 99 percent get kidnapped in Mexico

With ransoms set as low as $250, now more lower-class Mexicans can ‘afford’ an abduction. Although, sometimes they’re killed anyway. “If there’s anything democratic in Morelos, it’s kidnapping,” says Gerardo Becerra, 56, a businessman who is leading a citizens’ anti-crime protest movement in Cuernavaca.... Read more»

FBI releases 600+ pages from Jan. 8 investigation

The FBI has released more than 670 pages of documents from the early stages of the investigation into the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting that killed six and wounded 13 others, including former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Most of the pages have information redacted, and more than 300 pages were held back by federal investigators.... Read more»1

Can we trust crime numbers?

In the midst of a revolution where criminal justice data moves at the speed of light, the pace of federal statistical studies can seem glacial, critics say.... Read more»

After ex-mayor's death, silence and suspicion in Nuevo Laredo

Many residents of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, have reacted with silence to the death of a former mayor, who was allegedly kidnapped. It’s yet another signal that while violence has ebbed in the city, a climate of fear still exists.... Read more»

McCutcheon ruling ignores disclosure reality

The Supreme Court decisions in both McCutcheon and Citizens United placed great faith in ‘robust’ campaign-finance disclosure as an antidote to the corrupting influence of political donations. The problem is, this relies on a faulty view of today’s reality in the 50 states.... Read more»

FBI offers reward to curb laser strikes on aircraft in Az

While piloting a police helicopter 500 feet above Tucson, Chris Potter was struck with a brilliant green laser through the right window, temporarily blinding his right eye. “Had the laser also contacted my left eye and created the same incident in my left eye, there would not have been a pilot able to pilot that aircraft back to the hangar,” he said.... Read more»

FBI has used drones in the U.S. since 2006, watchdog says

Though drones have become an essential tool for the CIA in battling militants in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere, a new report reveals that the FBI has also relied on drones to fight domestic criminals since 2006.... Read more»

Gitmo soldiers get 9/11 history lessons

Young soldiers at Guantanamo Bay would have been in grade school when the 9/11 attacks occurred. But the government is making sure the terrorist attacks are fresh in their minds.... Read more»

NSA able to spy on 75 percent of US internet traffic

The United States’ National Security Agency can observe more online communications of Americans than once believed, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal.... Read more»

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