This Thanksgiving, Americans are more food insecure than ever before. The need is getting worse just as assistance programs are ending.
An ad agency tried to save a language after reading a seemingly credible story in a major newspaper. There was just one problem.
The proposed legislation would see government officials collect information on the age, gender and race of anyone who was shot, injured, or killed in any way by law enforcement officer.
Rand Paul's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad first campaign week.
(The Guardian) In a live interview broadcast via the new smartphone app Periscope, the Republican senator and presidential candidate cut off Guardian reporter Paul Lewis: "Let me answer the question! You complain I don't answer the question … I am giving you the specifics." When pressed on specifics, Dr Paul walked off camera after his third testy interview since declaring his campaign on Tuesday. The lights were turned off by a CNN crew about to conduct another interview.
The Obama administration has announced it will keep 19 diplomatic posts in North Africa and the Middle East closed for up to a week, due to fears of a possible militant threat. On Sunday, Senator Saxby Chambliss, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the decision to close the embassies was based on information collected by the National Security Agency.
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has been given one year temporary political asylum in Russia. Snowden has reportedly already left the Moscow airport where he has been holed up for over a month. On Wednesday, The Guardian newspaper revealed details about another secret NSA program based on leaked documents provided by Snowden.
This is a story that hasn't been covered yet, as far as we know: Alan Grayson is fighting for the right of US troops in the Middle East to read any online news outlet they want - including the one that keeps breaking new stories about the NSA.
The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald takes Meet the Press' David Gregory to task after he asks him if he should be prosecuted for "aiding and abetting" NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Snowden: "Being called a traitor by Dick Cheney is the highest honor you can give an American..."
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