Category Archives: News
President Obama uses his State of the Union address to urge military action against ISIL. But there are problems.
The FBI is using controversial FISA amendments and information collected by the NSA to expand its surveillance powers, a DOJ report found. Nadia Prupis reports.
With the dawning of a new year comes a whole new set of problems for a city to wrestle with. Raymond Murphy reports on the new district-based elections.
The three Al Jazeera journalists detained by the Egyptian government get their retrial butl remain in prison. Jon Queally reports.
Three Al Jazeera journalists marked their first year in jail in Egypt on Monday, maintaining hope that an upcoming appeal will bring good news in the case that has sparked international outrage since their arrests last year.
News from the Syrian front, courtesy of Ground Report.
Larry Geller reports on the phenomenon of police brutality, as old as the country itself.
Some charter schools pass along nearly all their money to for-profit companies hired to manage the schools. It’s an arrangement that’s raising eyebrows.
Thousands marching in New York and Washington D.C. against police brutality, racial profiling and American's broken criminal justice system.
From ProPublica, a report on the use of forcible restraint and seclusion in schools.