Drug Enforcement Administration agents stationed abroad allegedly hosted sex parties with prostitutes reportedly funded with money from drug cartels, according to a newly-released Justice Department report.
New Delhi -
In a landmark ruling affirming the right to free speech on the Internet, India's Supreme Court has struck down a controversial law under which police had the power to arrest people for comments they posted on social networks and other websites.
Republican Senator Ted Cruz, the Tea Party favorite who has made repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—aka Obamacare—a central pillar of his political raison d'être, is signing up for... Obamacare.
New York -
A federal judge has ordered the release of nearly 2,100 photos showing the torture and other abuse of detainees, many of them innocent, imprisoned by the US military in Iraq and Afghanistan during the George W. Bush administration's 'war on terror.'
Los Angeles -
Fearing that social media and other online recruitment activities are being used to lure young Americans into the ranks of Islamic State fighters, US Muslim leaders are teaming up with leading tech companies in a bid to fight extremism.
A California ballot proposition legalizing the murder of LGBT people is likely to advance to the signature-collecting stage, highlighting what critics call serious flaws in the state's democratic initiative process.
The State Bar of Texas has filed a formal accusation of misconduct against a former prosecutor who allegedly withheld crucial evidence that could have proven the innocence of a man who was executed for murdering his three daughters in 2004.
San Francisco -
San Francisco's main Roman Catholic cathedral has installed a 'watering system' for homeless people seeking refuge in its doorway—not to quench their thirst, but rather to drench them as they sleep in a controversial effort to repel them.
San Francisco -
An investigation has been launched into racist and anti-gay text messages sent by four San Francisco police officers, and the city's district attorney has announced a review of every prosecution within the past 10 years involving the officers.
Anti-robot demonstrators took to the streets of Austin, Texas during the popular South by Southwest culture and technology festival to protest the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and call for what they called "morality in computing."
A British parliamentary committee has issued a report concluding the legal framework regulating government surveillance is "unnecessarily complicated" and requires a total overhaul to remedy a lack of transparency.