Just one day before his planned execution, Richard Glossip and two other prisons have received stays of execution.
Americans officially cannot stand their government more than ever. In fact, there is only one industry they hate worse –internet service providers. A report released Tuesday by the American Customer Satisfaction Index found that Americans are more dissatisfied with the federal government and the services it provides than ever before. The average industry rating in the […]
The General Service Administration is buckling down on cybersecurity for federal agencies’ social media accounts, after this month’s embarrassing hack of CENTCOM’s Twitter and Youtube accounts in the middle of the president’s big speech on cybersecurity.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul reintroduced his bill to limit civil asset forfeiture, with the practice under ever-increasing scrutiny since Attorney General Eric Holder put the brakes on part of the federal program.
Over the last few years, marijuana has been legalized in four states–Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington, along with partial legalization in the District of Columbia. By 2020, one group thinks that number will grow to 18.
If you’ve ever had the feeling of being watched while cruising down I-95, good news! You might not actually be crazy.
Should you be free to tell other drivers where cops are lurking? A lot of sheriffs don’t think so.
Critics of marijuana legalization love to argue about its repercussions for “the children”—paging Nancy Grace—but the American Academy of Pediatrics seems to disagree.
A drug is headed to the Supreme Court: midazolam, which makes up a third of the lethal cocktail used in Oklahoma’s botched execution last year.
Colorado’s marijuana industry is booming, but the state’s Democratic governor is still reluctant to praise legalization.
A bill that would make college students free to carry concealed weapons on campus has moved past a Florida House committee, inching Florida one step closer to becoming the eighth state to pass such a law.
After the Associated Press revealed that the Obamacare website, Healthcare.gov, divulges massive amounts of personal information to third-party companies, the administration quietly began making changes to the website’s privacy practices.
The TSA blog’s year in review highlights some of their proudest accomplishments—like apprehending an alarm clock they mistook for an explosive, or seizing a revolver from a 94-year-old.
A stunning array of powerful surveillance tools and weapons are now available to local police, from software that scans online activity and delivers instant “threat ratings,”, to surplus military equipment like armored vehicles.
When it’s not busy glitching and mis-translating Spanish, Healthcare.gov might be giving your personal information away to third-party websites.
Reason’s Jacob Sullum has a piece deflating Friday’s big news of forfeiture reform—or as he titles it, “How the Press Exaggerated Holder’s Forfeiture Reform.”
When the Federal Communications Commission convenes over important items—like, say, an impending net neutrality vote—nobody except the commissioners knows, ahead of time, exactly what they’ll be deliberating.
Timing is everything!
British Prime Minister David Cameron trumpeted his support for free speech in an interview with CBS over the weekend, days after suggesting a ban on communication through encrypted services–a move widely denounced as chilling to free speech.
The government’s management of cyber issues is, at this point, notoriously terrible. And since the problems stretch across various agencies, one senator seems to think the problem is not enough government agencies.