Angry At Local Police, Gunman Kills 8 In The Czech Republic February 26, 2015
Czech public radio said the perpetrator called a local television station before the attack, complaining that police weren't solving his problems and threatening that he would "take things into his hands."
DC Legalizes Pot In Capital, Despite Threats From Congress By AP
The District becomes the first place east of the Mississippi River where recreational pot is legal. Alaska also legalized pot this week, joining Colorado and Washington state.
Fate Of ISIS Held Abducted Christians Unclear; Syria Clashes Continue By AP
The fate of those kidnapped, almost all of them Assyrian Christians, remained unclear Wednesday, two days after they were seized.
States Attempting To Predict Future Crimes With Secretive Surveys By AP
Some surveys have the potential to punish people for being poor or uneducated by attaching a lower risk to those who have steady work and high levels of education.
Poll: Most American’s Believe The Rich Aren’t Taxed Enough By AP
Democrats, at 71 percent, were the most likely to support raising taxes on capital gains. Among Republicans and independents, 46 percent supported it.
Russia And US Spar Over Global Influence At UN Meeting By AP
The Russian minister implicitly accused the U.S. of using "unsavory methods" such as mass pressure on sovereign states to promote Washington's agenda, and promoting regime change.
Moscow Protesters Strike Out Against Ukraine And The West By AP
In the year since Ukraine's transformation, anti-Western sentiment in Russia has spiked, largely over what many perceive as the West's hand in fomenting the protests in Kiev in order to gain a foothold of control near Russia.
Snowden Leak: NSA Helped British Steal Cell Phone Codes By AP
The breach gave the NSA And Britain's GCHQ the potential to secretly monitor a large portion of the world’s cellular communications, including both voice and data.