ARTESIA, N.M. — It’s hard to believe — given the political bantering, the economic hardships and the humanitarian crisis all swirling around the immigration issue — that crayons are cause for distress. “Crayon-gate” was the word two volunteer attorneys used to describe their day last week at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center here, about 70 miles from the U-S Mexico border. Continue reading
Wikipedia users logging on from the U.S. House of Representatives have been barred from editing that website anonymously for one month, following a controversial edit to the entry for a popular TV series.
The parents of Michael Brown, the young black man whose fatal shooting by a white police officer sparked days of racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, are calling for a “day of silence” Monday when thousands are expected to attend Brown’s funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis.
After serving 24 years of a life sentence in a maximum-security Pennsylvania prison for a 1990 arson-murder conviction, a New York man was freed on bail. Continue reading
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Northern California on Sunday, concentrated about nine miles south of the city of Napa. Continue reading
The White House is conducting a review of programs that have equipped local police departments with military gear from the Pentagon, urged by President Barack Obama’s call for more separation between the nation’s armed forces and civilian law enforcement. Continue reading
The Department of Homeland Security says that more than 1,000 U.S. businesses have fallen victim to hacker malware that steals financial and personal information from customers after they swipe their credit cards. Continue reading