You best not be a terrorist or homegrown radical extremist hiding out in the boonies of the Texas wilderness, because if you are you may well come face-to-face with the Parks and Wildlife Department’s newest rapid deployment “Scout Team.”
NASA entered two custom-built robots in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC): Valkyrie and RoboSimian.
Americans have never had less economic freedom than they do right now.
NSA Programs Almost Never Used for Terror Probes
Bill Binney is the high-level NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information. A 32-year NSA veteran widely regarded as a “legend” within the agency, Binney was the senior technical director within the agency
Americans advocate repeal of Third Amendment
After Fulop told Christie aides on July 18 that he would not endorse the governor, the commissioners began calling to cancel. Almost all cancellations came within an hour, and the remaining ones followed close on their heels.
The mother of a 6-year-old Massachusetts girl has been charged with kidnapping after she allegedly abducted her daughter to avoid losing her to state child protective services. The district attorney overseeing the case said officials believed
The federal government has awarded a $750,000 grant to Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman to investigate the merits of organic farming in eradicating pests without the use of chemicals.
The EPA's much-anticipated wood stove regulations are proposed to go into effect throughout the country in 2015, requiring newly manufactured stoves to cut maximum emissions by more than a third. Those standards would tighten dramatically in 2019.
GOP Bill on Obamacare ID Theft Irks White House A Republican bill that would require the Department of Health and Human Services to inform persons whose identities may have been stolen via the Obamacare website was roundly criticized as “defamator
Only a government bureaucracy would seek to impose insane heating rules during the dead of winter, but that's Washinton, D.C., for you - short on common sense, high on authoritarianism, and drunk with power.
According to Chapter 6 of the San Francisco Housing Code, “Private and public storage garages in apartment houses and hotels shall be used only for storage of automobiles.” Failing to comply with the law can lead to fines of up to $500.
Gov. Chris Christie apologized saying he was "embarrassed and humiliated" by his staff but had no idea his aides may have closed highway lanes to exact political retribution. Christie also said he was firing Deputy Chief of Staff
A series of newly disclosed e-mails and text messages suggesting a senior aide and appointees of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) forced a major traffic jam as political retribution against a Democratic mayor has brought a cloud of scandal over
“A lot depends on whether the government becomes anxious to move against Bitcoin,” he says. “Whether this is the most appropriate statute under which to control Bitcoin, I’m not so confident.”
Local activism is the key
With al-Qaeda affiliates wreaking havoc in Iraq, Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham seem to lament that no U.S. troops are on the scene to get in on the action.
Veto Pledge Remains, But Senate Hawks May Override
The political class is using Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged as an instruction manual
Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and the other tech titans have had to fight for their lives against their own government. An exclusive look inside their year from hell—and why the Internet will never be the same.
Congress is just like everyone else. That's the message the National Security Agency has for Sen. Bernie Sanders.
The FBI's creeping advance into the world of counterterrorism is nothing new. But quietly and without notice, the agency has finally decided to make it official in one of its organizational fact sheets.
While there were some concerns that due to adverse weather conditions, the Yellen vote may take longer than usual with many senators’ return to Washington D.C. delayed, for now proceedings are going according to schedule
The battle to beat back the NSA – and restore our old republic
Some people think that my writing is a bit sarcastic. Well, my latest articles on LRC haven’t been too sarcastic. But can you blame me?
In room-size metal boxes secure against electromagnetic leaks, the National Security Agency is racing to build a computer that could break nearly every kind of encryption used to protect banking, medical, business and government records around the w
Incredible. To residents of LA County who seek energy independence: you are a target.
Difficulty Adding Newborns to Obamacare Not a “Glitch” Says Sebelius While admitting that the process for adding a new baby to a family's Affordable Care Act insurance coverage is “difficult,” Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
Shipping giants FedEx and UPS haven’t said much since it was revealed Sunday that the National Security Agency intercepts electronics packages to install spyware, but what they have said implies they knew what the agency was up to.