Deputy Accused Of Illegal Stops On Highway March 8, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A rural Nevada sheriff’s deputy is accused of stopping travelers on a lonely stretch of U.S. Interstate 80 and confiscating tens of thousands of dollars for the county without bringing charges, according to two federal lawsuits. Two men who were traveling alone through northern Nevada’s high desert last year offer strikingly similar accounts of their stops by the same Humboldt County deputy near the town of Winnemucca, about 165 miles east of Reno. Neither search
Feds Block FDA-Approved PTSD-Marijuana Research
A study on marijuana’s effects on treating patients with post-traumatic stress disorder has been approved, but it can’t go forward without the marijuana that it needs from a federal agency.
Americans Lack Of Faith In Obama’s Plan To Rein In NSA
Obama’s proposal is a moderate step toward curbing the powers of the NSA, but most Americans feel it will have little impact.
Arizona Bill To Discriminate Against Women, LGBT and non-Christians
The state senator sponsoring the bill argues his newly proposed legislation clarifies a previous religious-freedom law.
Is This The Beginning Of A New Nuclear Era In The Middle East?
The international community initiated sanctions on Iran on the basis that it could make nuclear weapons instead of on proof that it is making nuclear weapons.
Federal judge: Ban on gun sales unconstitutional
A federal judge has potentially opened a new market to gun dealers after ruling as unconstitutional Chicago ordinances that aim to reduce gun violence by banning their sale within the city's limits.
Formerly Secret Immigration Program Blacklisted Muslims, Denied Citizenship
The lawful waiting time for citizenship applications is six months, but for thousands of Muslims, the process was delayed for five years or more.
Block Where Women Found A Friendly, Careful Place
The block where horror happened has many faces. On one end, magnificent stained-glass windows rise two stories up a handsome brick church. At the other end, truck bays open into a bleak warehouse. In between are about 20 houses, some tidy, some with boards or broken glass instead of windows. Back yards melt into a block-long cemetery filled with long grass and crooked tombstones. In the middle of the Seymour Avenue block stands the home where, authorities say, three young women who vanished a decade
FDA Wants Cancer Warnings On Tanning Beds
The FDA proposal would not place warnings on the devices themselves, but on related promotional material and websites.
Obama, South Korea To Show United Front On North Korea
President Barack Obama and South Korea’s new leader Park Geun-hye hope to present a strong front against North Korea’s nuclear threats during their high-profile meeting Tuesday at the White House. But they also want to leave the door open to talks with Pyongyang. Park has had something of a baptism of fire since she took office in February, two weeks after North Korea’s latest atomic test ratcheted up tensions on the divided Korean Peninsula and undermined her hopes of forging