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HONOLULU (Reuters) - The Hawaii state Senate has approved legislation named for Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler that would make it easier for celebrities to sue paparazzi and others they see as invading their privacy. Tyler, 64, who lives part-time on...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of a newly revived federal privacy oversight board pledged on Wednesday to be "as transparent and public as possible" as the board reviews recently exposed U.S. government secret surveillance programs. The Privacy and...
The House Judiciary Committee, dominated by Republican men who still have not learned to avoid the subject of rape and pregnancy, took up the issue of abortion last week. Normally, the news about abortion focuses on the machinations of conservative...
There's little chance that the FBI will be found at fault in the fatal shooting in Orlando of a Chechen man with ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, according to statistics cited in a report published Wednesday. The New York Times...
ReutersBy Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 19 (Reuters) - North Carolina's governor, hoping to resume executions in his state, on Wednesday signed the repeal of a law that has allowed death row inmates to seek a reduced sentence if they could prove...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, seeking the reinstatement of specialty auto license plates for a group that counsels gay and lesbian...
New York Muslims have filed a federal lawsuit against the New York Police Department over the department's surveillance of Muslims, which they called invasive and unconstitutional. The public debate over government surveillance has crescendoed over...
Florida's pill mill database has sprung an embarrassing leak, a data breach of confidential information that threatens to undermine the public's already shaken confidence in a law enforcement tool that tracks prescriptions for painkillers and other...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed with the Obama administration Monday in yet another of its confrontations with Arizona, striking down a state law on voter registrations and ruling that states may not require new applicants to show proof of...
In principle, the National Security Agency's vast data collection operation is troubling, but in the age of Google and Facebook, it feels like having just one more Big Brother in a growing family of Big Brothers. In response to the revelation that the...
SAN FRANCISCO — An Arizona law that denies immigrants who are in the country without legal permission the right to post bail for a wide array of felonies won approval Tuesday from a divided federal appeals court. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of...
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ReutersBy Chris Francescani NEW YORK, June 18 (Reuters) - The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the New York Police Department over its surveillance of Muslim communities, accusing the police of trampling on religious freedoms...
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