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Corporations are people? Really? Since when?

Corporations are people? Really? Since when?

There may be more to that “we the people” notion than you thought. These are boom times for the concept of “corporate personhood.” Corporations are people? Mitt Romney got mocked…

Benghazi suspect lawyer cites ‘lack of evidence’

Benghazi suspect lawyer cites ‘lack of evidence’

A lawyer for a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Wednesday that she had seen no evidence tying her client to the violence, but a judge nonetheless…

Enhanced airport security for overseas flights

Enhanced airport security for overseas flights

U.S. intelligence officials are concerned that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security. There is no indication that such a…

Obamacare hampered by unverified personal data

Obamacare hampered by unverified personal data

Many of the 8 million Americans signed up under the new health care law now have to clear up questions about their personal information that could affect their coverage. A…

What is private? Well, that depends

What is private? Well, that depends

Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year, and nowhere was their unanimity more surprising than in a ruling that police must get a judge’s approval before…

New report now claims NSA spying is legal

New report now claims NSA spying is legal

The first time the bipartisan Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board dissected a National Security Agency surveillance program, it found fundamental flaws, arguing in a January report that the NSA’s…

Navy now has a four-star female admiral

Navy now has a four-star female admiral

The Navy has its first female four-star admiral. She is Michelle Janine Howard, promoted on Tuesday to the service’s highest rank. The ceremony was held at the Women in Military…

Divided court sides with religious right on birth control

Divided court sides with religious right on birth control

A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high…

Blackwater threatened to kill U.S. investigator

Blackwater threatened to kill U.S. investigator

The top manager in Iraq of the notorious private security firm Blackwater threatened to kill a US State Department investigator for probing the company’s performance, the New York Times reported…

Marine deserter back in custody after 10 years

Marine deserter back in custody after 10 years

A Marine who was declared a deserter nearly 10 years ago after disappearing in Iraq and then returning to the U.S. claiming he had been kidnapped, only to disappear again,…