Four years ago, Commerce Department officials were touting their pilot grant program as a way to vault emergency responders into the age of high-speed broadband. But now, the program is in turmoil — and tens of millions of Federal grant dollars have been lost or diverted to other purposes.
A remarkable 35 percent of Americans believe Congress would be right in bringing articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama — a percentage that mirrors the support for impeachment that bedeviled Obama’s predecessor, George W. Bush, as he neared the end of his second term.
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This article first appeared July 11 on the website of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. By Eva Galperin and Nadia Kayyali Imagine that you watched a police officer in your neighborhood stop ten completely ordinary people every day just to take a look inside their vehicle or backpack. Now imagine that nine of those people are […]
Attorney General Eric Holder— never one to allow the record of the Administration to which he belongs to speak for itself— doesn’t think that Americans are frustrated with him and President Obama because of failures and scandals. Rather, Holder argues, Americans ticked off at the Obama Administration and his Department of Justice are simply racists. […]
If you’re one of the millions of Americans keeping tabs on how the national Common Core education standards are affecting students in America’s schools, you’d better be careful where you get your news. That’s because some of the Nation’s leading education reporting is funded by major supporters of Common Core. NBC recently produced a report […]
Over the past several weeks we have seen a significant increase in illegal immigration, as thousands of unaccompanied minors pour across what seems an invisible southern border into the United States. The mass immigration has, as to be expected, put an enormous strain on local resources, and it has heated up the immigration debate in […]
LOS ANGELES (MCT) — A Federal Protective Service agent is on administrative leave after firing his gun when a truck full of men who allegedly assaulted pro-Israel protesters Sunday in Westwood tried to get away, an agency official said. The shooting occurred about 5:20 p.m. outside the Federal building in the 11000 block of Wilshire […]
WASHINGTON (MCT) — A civilian appeals court on Monday vacated two convictions of a former aide to terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. In a split decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit concluded a military commission lacked authority to convict Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al-Bahlul of two out of three […]
WASHINGTON (MCT) — Citigroup Inc. said Monday it has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle Federal and State investigations into the sale of defective mortgage investments during the subprime housing boom. California is among several States that will share in the settlement, one of the largest to come from probes into the role of […]