Attorney General Eric Holder has placed new restrictions on the government’s ability to seize money suspected of so-called “structuring” violations—the practice of intentionally depositing or withdrawing just under $10,000, or making a series of small transactions, in order to avoid federal laws that mandate disclosure of larger sums.
Arkansas Governor: ‘There’s a generational difference of opinion’ on proposed religious freedom bill
It was a generational gap and a political divide in his own family that Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) cited when he pulled back his support for a religious freedom bill Wednesday. “The issue has become divisive because our nation remains split on how to balance the diversity of our culture with the traditions and […]
President Obama has commuted the sentences of 22 people in federal prison for drug crimes, doubling the total number of commutations granted during his presidency.
Trips to the DMV are already a harrowing experience, with most people inches away from killing everyone around them.
Has Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) incurred the wrath of Google?
You can find anything on eBay and Craigslist—including sensitive military gear that somehow went missing from a $750 million roadside bomb detection program!
The lawsuits against the FCC’s new utility-style internet regulations have already begun, but Chairman Tom Wheeler declared Friday that he is confident his agency’s rules “will be upheld by the courts.”
Ever catch yourself yawning and fidgeting at the airport? Don’t be surprised if you get corralled for some extra-vigorous pat-downs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former intelligence officials say, because some officials believed the costs outweighed the meager counterterrorism benefits.
Republicans in Congress want D.C. residents to be free to carry firearms. The White House is not pleased about that.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie channeled “The Sopranos” when he took his hard line stance against legalizing recreational marijuana in the state, calling any tax revenue that would come the venture “blood money.” Christie was speaking at at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for an outpatient drug abuse rehabilitation facility when he made the remarks, the Asbury Park Press […]
For the most part, the Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform featured staid, high-profile speakers like Cory Booker and Eric Holder, giving somber talks about the broken justice system.
David Simon, the creator of HBO’s “The Wire,” kicked off his remarks at the Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform on Thursday with an argument that could have come straight from Bunny Colvin—law enforcement should oppose the drug war, because it hampers real police work.
“It’s just really a revolution.”
Bill Smith rolls up the sleeve of his plaid shirt, revealing a tattoo of a goateed devil whose ice-blue eyes look down his forearm.
Happy tax season! Here’s some news you will not appreciate.
Republicans are still looking for ways to kill the Obama administration’s failed bullet ban for good.
Both houses of the New Mexico legislature have unanimously passed a bill that would require cops to wait until someone is actually convinced of a crime before seizing their property.
The next step in the net neutrality fight has arrived: litigation.
If a Texas state representative gets his way, filming a cop too close would land violators with 180 days of jail-time and a $2,000 fine.