The California gun store that put the nation’s first smart gun on sale is facing a furious backlash from customers and gun-rights advocates who fear the technology will encroach on Second Amendment rights if it becomes mandated.
WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday backed a one-year delay in the penalty that individuals would have to pay for failing to sign up for health insurance, the 50th time Republicans have forced a vote to repeal, gut or change the law championed by President Obama.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Under pressure from gun-control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.
WASHINGTON — The CIA Inspector General’s Office has asked the Justice Department to investigate allegations of malfeasance at the spy agency in connection with a yet-to-be released Senate Intelligence Committee report into the CIA’s secret detention and interrogation program, McClatchy has learned.
U.S. activist Medea Benjamin was arrested during a protest march by Bahraini women in Qadam, Bahrain, in 2012.
CAIRO — The co-founder of U.S.-based anti-war group CodePink said Tuesday that Egyptian police detained her at Cairo’s international airport when she tried to enter the country en route to the Gaza Strip and treated her roughly, fracturing her shoulder as they handcuffed her before deporting her.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. —
Edward Snowden's NSA surveillance disclosures have drawn global attention to the sometimes esoteric world of Internet infrastructure governance. Political reactions have ranged from wanting to "route around" American Internet exchange points to walling off services through data localization …
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Ever since George Zimmerman gunned down Trayvon Martin in his Sanford, Fla., gated community, it's become an article of faith that the rash of lethal shootings in public places — from the Florida moviegoer who was killed after a texting and popcorn-throwing incident to…
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