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

Take Your Seat, The ‘No Photography’ Sign Is LitWhat 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:

Read The Report On IRS’s ‘Inappropriate’ Scrutiny Of Groups

Read The Report On IRS’s ‘Inappropriate’ Scrutiny Of GroupsThe language is not dramatic but the message is clear: A much-anticipated report from the Treasury Department's inspector general for tax administration is straight forward about how Internal Revenue Service personnel unfairly singled out some conservative groups for unnecessary scrutiny during the 2012 campaign cycle.

IRS Targeted Additional Conservative Groups, Probe Shows

IRS Targeted Additional Conservative Groups, Probe Shows"The Internal Revenue Service's scrutiny of conservative groups went beyond those with 'tea party' or 'patriot' in their names — as the agency admitted Friday — to also include ones worried about government spending, debt or taxes, and even ones that lobbied to 'make America a better place to live,' " The Wall Street Journal reports.

Second Rape Case To Draw Social Media Buzz Will Be Reviewed

Second Rape Case To Draw Social Media Buzz Will Be ReviewedA few days after Rehtaeh Parsons' mother turned off the hospital life support systems and allowed her daughter to die, computer activists claiming to be affiliated with the hacker group Anonymous are threatening to reveal the identities of Parsons' alleged rapists.

U.N. Approves Treaty To Regulate Multibillion-Dollar Global Arms Trade

U.N. Approves Treaty To Regulate Multibillion-Dollar Global Arms TradeThe United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly approved the first U.N. treaty to regulate the estimated $60 billion global arms trade on Tuesday.

President’s Pen Establishes New National Monuments

President’s Pen Establishes New National MonumentsPresident Obama on Monday designated five new national monuments, including one in Maryland dedicated to anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman and another setting aside Washington state's San Juan Islands.

Two Steubenville Girls Arrested After Allegedly Threatening Rape Victim

Two Steubenville Girls Arrested After Allegedly Threatening Rape VictimThe 16-year-old girl raped by two Ohio high school football players has also been the victim of online harassment, the state's top prosecutor said late Monday.

FBI’s ‘National Security Letters’ Demands Ruled Unconstitutional

FBI’s ‘National Security Letters’ Demands Ruled UnconstitutionalA federal judge in California ruled today that the FBI cannot secretly demand data from banks and phone companies in national security cases.

To Mark 10th Anniversary Of Iraq Invasion, Researchers Assess The Cost

To Mark 10th Anniversary Of Iraq Invasion, Researchers Assess The CostNearly ten years since the United States invaded Iraq, researchers at Brown University are assessing the cost of the war.

More Problems Aboard Carnival Cruise Ships

More Problems Aboard Carnival Cruise ShipsFor the past month, management at Carnival Cruise Line has been in a nearly constant state of damage control.