A former Obama administration official calls attention to unaccountable mass surveillance conducted under a 1981 executive order.
There is a lot in American history to celebrate and memorialize. But the darker moments need to be remembered, too.
A letter to the editor from another single parent who lost her children to state custody—and her account of what it took to get them back.
A South Carolina woman thought it was better than forcing her kid to sit at McDonald's all day. Now the state has taken custody.
The former veep's record is marked by false claims, erroneous predictions, and catastrophic results. Now he's urging more wars. Has his audience learned its lesson?
The U.S. doesn't even come close to meeting the standards articulated by its own army. Why isn't establishment Washington alarmed?
A judge in Virginia granted a warrant for police to take a picture of a 17-year-old's erect penis—an extreme adult reaction to teenage sexuality.
Former executive-branch officials and military leaders see strategic, legal, and ethical shortcomings in the targeted-killing program.
The comments illustrate how government surveillance can corrode core U.S. values.
If the whistleblower broke the Privacy Act, he deserves to be prosecuted. But he's not the only lawbreaker.
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The pattern of abuse that Barack Obama promised to remedy as a candidate—and then perpetuated as president
The agency collected and stored intimate chats, photos, and emails belonging to innocent Americans—and secured them so poorly that reporters can now browse them at will.
A recent ruling in a case on cell-phone searches may point to future limitations on surveillance.
The civil-liberties advocate Anthony Romero said new information about NSA surveillance will be exposed in a forthcoming article.
The former NSA and CIA director says the phone dragnet was approved by all three branches of government. Actually, its adoption raises severe Madisonian problems.
Nicholas Dirks drew comparisons between Columbia, Stanford, and the institution he runs.
How we can stop illegal fishing
John Hickenlooper opposed voter efforts to end prohibition. Now he is charged with implementing one of the first recreational weed markets in America.
Keith Alexander and Anthony Romero each led a team of panelists who argued about government surveillance and civil liberties.