Department Of Justice Seeks Legal Power To Keep Detainees From Erasing Their Smartphones

U.S. law enforcement is petitioning the Supreme Court for the legal authority to snatch smartphones from detainees without a warrant and peruse the phones’ contents before their owners can activate a “kill switch” — an option on some smartphones that completely wipes or encrypts all their data.

FDA Pushes To Regulate E-Cig Industry Like It’s Big Tobacco

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg’s prepared remarks in announcing proposed new rules on tobacco-free electronic vaporizers suggest she possesses a singular measure of insight into the biological and cultural perils of e-cigs, and has satisfied herself that they are, for all intents and purposes, Big Tobacco Part II.

True The Vote Takes On Oversight Member Elijah Cummings For Allegedly Colluding With Lerner’s IRS

Ever since the House Oversight Committee first began looking into the Internal Revenue Service scandal, committee member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) has dismissed the investigation as a partisan witch hunt. But was he actively helping the agency discriminate against conservative groups all along?

Obama Administration Asks Parents, Schools To Watch For ‘Warning Signs’ Of Kids Training For Terror

President Barack Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser suggested to a Harvard audience last week that parents and teachers across the country can get involved in rooting out homegrown terror by turning a more suspicious eye toward the children they raise and educate.