North Dakota Police ‘Out Of Control’ In Crackdown On Dakota Access Pipeline Protests October 22, 2016
Police have beaten, harassed, and strip-searched activists and even confiscated sacred Native American drums, a civil liberties group reports.
Court Reinstates Torture Case Against Abu Ghraib Military Contractor
Ruling rejects CACI's argument that its conduct was outside the court's bounds, stating, "It is beyond the power of even the president to declare [torture] lawful"
ACLU Demands Secret Court Hand Over Crucial Rulings On Surveillance Law
"The people of this country can't hold the government accountable for its surveillance activities unless they know what our laws allow"
Chicago Cops Who Broke “Code Of Silence” Face Deadly Retaliation
Two Chicago police officers face threats after blowing the whistle on fellow cops who were demanding bribes from drug dealers in the housing projects of Chicago.
Google Quietly Drops Ban On Personally Identifiable Web Tracking
Google is the latest tech company to drop the longstanding wall between anonymous online ad tracking and user’s names.
Nearly One Million Americans Watched Jill Stein Crash The Two-Party Presidential Debate
‘This is a rigged debate controlled by the two corporate political parties,’ the Green Party’s presidential candidate tweeted while also responding to issues raised in the final debate via Facebook Live.
New York Police Sergeant Fatally Shoots Unarmed Mentally-Ill Elderly Woman
The Bronx Borough president, Ruben Diaz Jr., a former state lawmaker, called the shooting an "outrage."
Trump Refuses To Say He’ll Accept Election Results
Trump's assertions raise the prospect that millions of his supporters may not accept the results on Nov. 8 if he loses, thrusting the United States into uncharted territory.
2,000 Seattle Teachers Wear Black Lives Matter Shirts At School
Schools across the city saw teachers participating in rallies under the banner “Black Lives Matter at School” to urge racial justice in U.S. education.
Poll: Election A Source Of ‘Significant Stress’ For Most Americans
Those who use social media are more prone to stress, the survey revealed. Some 54 percent of social media users claimed that "the election is a very or somewhat significant source of stress," compared with 45 percent of non-users.