The US Gov't Can Legally Spy on Journalists. It Isn't Clear What the Rules Are.

  • Jim Owen
  • Sep 18, 2018 12:12PM

Former Attorney General Eric Holder approved rules allowing the FBI to spy on reporters, a pair of recently released memos from 2015 has revealed.

Elizabeth Warren: Regulate Banks to 'Avoid Another Financial Crisis'

  • Jim Owen
  • Sep 17, 2018 2:22PM

The lawmaker wrote that she introduced the Ending Too Big to Jail Act last week “to force law-breaking bankers to trade in their pinstripe suits for orange jumpsuits.”

New Study Debunks Safety Hysteria Over Trans People Using Bathroom Of Choice

  • Jim Owen
  • Sep 16, 2018 9:50AM

Transgender people are disproportionately the victims, not the perpetrators of sexual assault and abuse. 

Utilities, Not Consumers are Resisting the Shift to Renewable Energy

  • Jim Owen
  • Sep 15, 2018 10:00AM

In increasing amount of Americans are committed to renewable energy -- even if it means higher utility bills. 

Paul Manafort Enters Plea Agreement, Some Charges Dropped in Exchange

  • Jim Owen
  • Sep 14, 2018 12:15PM

Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday morning to conspiracy to defraud the United States, concerning money laundering; and obstruction of justice, related to witness tampering.

Mike Pompeo Slammed for Defending Carnage in Yemen

  • Jim Owen
  • Sep 13, 2018 5:50PM

The secretary of state “certified” Wednesday that the U.S.-backed coalition of countries bombing Yemen is doing all it can to prevent civilian casualties.

More Countries Are Basing Policies On 'World Happiness Report' Rankings

  • Jim Owen
  • Sep 11, 2018 12:52PM

An increasing number of countries are striving to improve their standings in a global happiness ranking that serves as an alternative to traditional metrics of success like GDP. 

Report: US Officials Discussed Coup Plans With Venezuelan Military Officers

  • Jim Owen
  • Sep 10, 2018 12:26PM

During several closed-door meetings since 2017, the U.S. and leaders of Venezuela's armed forces considered overthrowing President Nicolás Maduro.

Hospitals Create Drug Company To Combat Shortages, Rising Costs

  • Jim Owen
  • Sep 9, 2018 9:58AM

Drugs and medical supplies are often out of stock at U.S. hospitals, increasing expenses for patients and prompting some health-care providers to take action.

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Perjury

  • Jim Owen
  • Sep 8, 2018 9:54AM

President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court lied under oath, newly released documents suggest.

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