A House committee will convene this week to hold a hearing about how the government could stop asteroids and meteors from hitting the Earth. The Wednesday hearing comes just weeks after a massive asteroid 17,000 miles away buzzed the Earth and a meteorite smashed into a Russian city.
Since 2010, when the upheaval in the Mideast dubbed the Arab Spring began, the United States has been the friend of rebels seeking regime change in countries throughout the region. In recent months, evidence emerged that al-Qaida has taken advantage of the U.S.-backed chaos.
Al-Qaida’s released its latest installment of the Jihad magazine Inspire. The Spring 2013 issue seeks to inform the extremist faithful in all manner of havoc tactics, from ticking off insurance companies by burning American cars to how to pull off high profile political assassinations.
After John Kerry used the press to publicly chide Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for allegedly calling Zionism a “crime against humanity” earlier in the week, he arrived in Turkey Friday for an already-scheduled face-to-face with the man himself. It didn’t go well.
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ramped up the anti-gun part of his super PAC’s message with a warning to the National Rifle Association that it won’t win a spending contest when the 2014 congressional and gubernatorial election season heats up.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo isn’t intent on letting the NY SAFE Act, his State’s extremely restrictive and reactionary new gun law, hamstring police and the film industry from access to weapons that are now illegal for residents.
There could already be a drone conducting surveillance in the skies above your city, according to documents that discuss a series of surveillance drone tests carried out by the U.S. Marshals Service that have gone unreported for more than seven years.
A few days ago, a website called The Truth Is Viral “broke” a story that the Marines from Marines Corps Barracks Washington, D.C., 8th & I who marched in the President Barack Obama inaugural parade were “ringers.” In short, no, they weren’t.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a VICE media employee, three Harlem Globe trotters and Dennis Rodman—no, this isn’t the beginning of a walk into a bar” joke—got together Thursday to tape a made-for-TV basketball exhibition in the Hermit Kingdom for an upcoming HBO show.