Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Oppose Paying Ransom For Hostages Held Captive By TerroristsNearly two-thirds of Americans agree with U.S. and British government policy of refusing to pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages.
Court Orders US To Pay Conservative Group $50K A federal court has ordered the U.S. government to pay $50,000 to a conservative group that says confidential information from its tax returns about its donors was published on the website of a political opponent.
Dems Announce Bill For Legal Representation Of Illegal Immigrant ChildrenA group of Democratic congressmen announced a bill on Monday that would give legal representation to unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. border illegally.
Gov't: Airlines Should Disclose Detailed Ticket Info To PassengersGoing to bat for confused passengers, the government is proposing that airlines be required to disclose fees for basic items like checked bags, assigned seats and carry-on bags so consumers know the true cost of flying.
Greenwald Blasts Clinton 2016: 'They'll Probably Have A Gay Person After Hillary To Do The Same Thing'The former Guardian journalist who helped publish former NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leaks last year took a series of scathing shots at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and the possibility of her 2016 presidential run
CBO: US Set For Narrowest Budget Gap Since 2008The U.S. government ran a big surplus in April, thanks to a flood of tax payments that helped keep the budget on track for the lowest annual deficit in six years.
Native Americans Seek International Support Charging US With Human Rights ViolationsA Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of getting help with a land claim.
Judge Warns Government Against 'Trying To Hide' Immigrant Docs From ACLUA federal judge in New York judge is scolding the government for failing to give a civil rights group documents about thousands of immigrant detainees held for months or years.
Taxpayers To Lose $10B On Bailout As Gov't To Sell Remaining GM Stock By End Of YearThe U.S. government expects to sell its remaining General Motors stock by the end of the year.
Greenwald: Snowden Docs Show 'Specific Blueprints' Of NSA OperationsThe Guardian journalist who first reported Edward Snowden's disclosures of U.S. surveillance programs says the former National Security Agency analyst has "very specific blueprints of how the NSA do what they do."
Real Estate Agent: NSA Whistle-Blower, Girlfriend Moved Out Of Hawaii Home May 1A Hawaii real estate agent says Edward Snowden and his girlfriend moved out of their home in a quiet neighborhood near Honolulu on May 1, leaving nothing behind.