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High Court Strikes Ariz. Voting Law Requiring Proof Of Citizenship

High Court Strikes Ariz. Voting Law Requiring Proof Of Citizenship

The Supreme Court is looking to make the final stretch of their 2012 term a dramatic one: While they knocked out five opinions today, none of them were the major ones we’ve been looking forward to.

NSA Leaker: ‘I’m Neither Traitor Nor Hero. I’m An American’

NSA Leaker: ‘I’m Neither Traitor Nor Hero. I’m An American’

“I’m neither traitor nor hero. I’m an American.” That’s what Edward Snowden tells the South China Morning Post in his first published interview since The Guardian and The Washington Post revealed he was the source who leaked top secret information about government programs that sweep up data on phone calls and Internet activity.

Police In India Arrest Three In Alleged Rape Of U.S. Tourist

Police In India Arrest Three In Alleged Rape Of U.S. Tourist

Police in India say they’ve arrested three men in connection with the alleged gang rape of an American woman in northern India earlier this week.

Reports: 20 Major League Baseball Players May Be Suspended

Reports: 20 Major League Baseball Players May Be Suspended

“Major League Baseball will seek to suspend about 20 players connected to the Miami-area clinic at the heart of an ongoing performance-enhancing drug scandal, including Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun, possibly within the next few weeks,” ESPN’s Outside the Lines reports.

IRS Chief Tells Panel ‘Primary Mission’ Is Restoring Trust

IRS Chief Tells Panel ‘Primary Mission’ Is Restoring Trust

The Internal Revenue Service must earn the trust of the American people, the tax agency’s new leader said on Capitol Hill Monday, as he promised to hold employees accountable for targeting the tax-exempt applications of conservative groups for extra scrutiny.

Soldier Accused In Afghan Shooting Rampage To Plead Guilty

Soldier Accused In Afghan Shooting Rampage To Plead Guilty

Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, charged with the murder of 16 Afghan villagers in one of the worst atrocities of the American-led war in that country, will plead guilty as part of a deal to avoid the death penalty, his attorney told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

‘Four Little Girls’ Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

‘Four Little Girls’ Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

They were just little girls when they were killed in 1963, in what came to be known as the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing.

Take Your Seat, The ‘No Photography’ Sign Is Lit

Take Your Seat, The ‘No Photography’ Sign Is Lit

What caught our attention was the sound of flight attendants repeatedly ordering passengers not to take pictures or (presumably) videos. Apparently, it’s an official rule at American Airlines:

North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen To 15 Years Hard Labor

North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen To 15 Years Hard Labor

North Korea has sentenced a U.S. citizen to 15 years in one of the country’s notorious labor camps for allegedly attempting to overthrow the Pyongyang government.

Poll: Most Americans Are OK With Surveillance Cameras

Poll: Most Americans Are OK With Surveillance Cameras

A few polls following the twin bombings during the Boston Marathon paint a mixed picture of where the American public stands on privacy and security.