President and CEO of The Associated Press, Gary Pruitt, says the Justice Department violated its own rules when it secretly seized AP phone records as part of a leak investigation. (June 19)
A lawyer for one of the suspects in the so-called `modern slavery' case in Ashland, Ohio says the accused had given the woman a place to stay because she and her child were homeless. (June 19)
The NYPD's widespread spying programs directed at Muslims have undermined free worship by innocent people and should be declared unconstitutional, according to religious leaders and civil rights advocates who filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday...
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Mel Wymore is campaigning in New York as a community board appointee, ex-PTA chair and founder of local organizations. But this city council candidate's resume has an unusual feature: He built much of it while he was a woman. (June 18)
Nine owners and managers of 7-Eleven convenience stores were charged on Monday in a scheme to exploit immigrants in part by paying them using the stolen Social Security numbers of a child and three dead people. (June 17)
Family members of former South African president Nelson Mandela visited the elderly statesman as he spent his 10th day in a Pretoria hospital on Monday for a recurring lung infection. (June 17)
Supreme Court justices will soon announce a decision on an affirmative action case, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. That could decide whether race can be used to determine college admission. (June 17)
South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday asked the audience at a Youth Day celebration to join him in wishing former President Nelson Mandela a Happy Father's Day. (June 16)
Hundreds of people marched to the U.S. consulate in Hong Kong on Saturday in support of Edward Snowden, an American citizen who leaked top-secret information about U.S. surveillance programs. (June 15)