What It Means For Whistleblowers Now That Snowden Leaks Categorized As Financial Loss

By attaching a monetary figure to the damages that Snowden is allegedly responsible for, the administration may be trying to solicit support gaining redress.

What It Means For Whistleblowers Now That Snowden Leaks Categorized As Financial Loss

On Thursday, the Pentagon laid out for Congress the extent of the damages the intelligence community suffered due to the leaking of stolen classified intelligence documents by Edward Snowden.

In a defense budget hearing before the House Armed Services

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Prostitution Rises In The New Wild West — North Dakota’s Oil Country

Oil boom towns have lots of men with lots of disposable income, and that combination has drawn prostitutes to the area.

Prostitution Rises In The New Wild West — North Dakota’s Oil Country

As the oil industry continues its financial boom in the Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana, another industry has begun to surge in visibility and profitability as well: prostitution. Just like in the gold rush days of the Wild West, local law enforcement officials say the women  -- and a few men -- are in these boomtowns for the same

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California’s De-Incarceration Experiment Fuels Public Safety Fears

Federal judges said California’s prison conditions violated inmates’ constitutional rights and forced the state into a historic prisoner-release experiment.

California’s De-Incarceration Experiment Fuels Public Safety Fears

LOS ANGELES --It was at one of the most popular tourist destinations in Los Angeles that public safety came face-to-face with what one legal scholar has called “probably the greatest de-incarceration experiment in American history.” During a visit to the Hollywood Walk of Fame on June 19, Christine Calderon, 23, spotted three transients

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DATA Act Would Shine Light On Most Government Finances

Supporters say the bill could allow taxpayers to quickly track congressional appropriations down to the last dollar.

DATA Act Would Shine Light On Most Government Finances

WASHINGTON --- Advocates of greater government transparency and accountability are lauding a new legislative proposal they say would offer the public unprecedented insight into federal government contracts, appropriations and expenditures.

Supporters say passage of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act,

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Looking Back At Mandela’s CIA Assisted 1962 Arrest

This dark secret of the Cold War highlights just how warped U.S. foreign policy was, and is.

Looking Back At Mandela’s CIA Assisted 1962 Arrest

For the last 23 years, the United States and the United Kingdom have desperately tried to keep the wraps on a deeply embarrassing secret, whose truth has only been alleged. In light of recent history — the end of apartheid, the election of Nelson Mandela as the first Black president of South Africa and, 14 years later, the election of

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The NSA and The State of Surveillance In America

Snowden’s revelations continue, but receiving the most attention is the program collecting phone records.

The NSA and The State of Surveillance In America

Revelations of NSA surveillance are causing reporters, lawyers and cryptologists to rethink working patterns and methods, while questioning government actions and policy. A panel discussion, “The State of Surveillance: Legal, Cultural and Technology Perspectives,” hosted by New York University's Institute of Public Knowledge, examined how recent

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“Snowden Exiles” Paying The Price For Speaking Truth To Power

Journalists seeking to report on the web of government surveillance have found themselves harassed, monitored, and exiled from their home countries.

“Snowden Exiles” Paying The Price For Speaking Truth To Power

In Germany, a peculiar community is forming. Brought together out of concern of retaliation from their home nations, this group -- whose only connection is that they all helped National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden disclose state secrets concerning the covert electronic surveillance he stole while working for Booz Allen

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