Survey Shows Enough Votes to Remove Confederate Flag in S.C.
At least 33 senators and 83 House members say the flag should go.
Falling Drone Knocks Woman Unconscious During Pride Parade
Plummeted toward the crowd and struck her on the head…
by CBS Seattle

California governor says 'science is clear' in signing mandatory vaccination bill
Bill bans exemptions for public schoolchildren based on religious or other personal beliefs.
by The Guardian
Could Cyberwar Cause a Library of Alexandria Event?
Group aims to preserve books as information goes digital.
by J.M. Porup

New WikiLeaks Documents Reveal NSA Spied On Top French Companies
NSA intercepted all French corporate contracts and negotiations valued at more than $200 million.
by Romain Dillet
Tucker Carlson Rips ‘Abhorrent’ Opinion Editor Over Banning Anti-Gay Marriage Views [VIDEO]
Daily Caller editor-in-chief Tucker Carlson on “Fox and Friends Weekend” Sunday laid into the opinion editor of The Patriot-News/Pennlive.
by Daily Caller

How the NSA Started Investigating the New York Times’ Warrantless Wiretapping Story
Spy agency provided no proof for claim that leaks caused damage.
by Cora Currier
Fearing a ‘Catastrophic Incident,’ 400 Federal Officers Descended on the Baltimore Protests
Company feared that security could be “breached by protestors” — so it alerted the FBI.
by Jason Leopold

New Pentagon Manual Declares Journalists Can be Enemy Combatants
“In general, journalists are civilians. However, journalists may be members of the armed forces…”
by Rowan Scarborough
Texas Dept. Of Public Safety Forced To Admit Its Stratfor-Crafted Surveillance Tech Isn't Actually Catching Any Criminals
“The department could not directly link a single arrest by the DPS to the program.”
by Tim Cushing

New Snowden documents reveal the NSA targeted one of the world’s biggest security companies
Newly unearthed documents obtained by The Intercept indicate that the National Security Agency (NSA) as well as the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) have been targeting the largest antivirus companies using various hacking techniques. The government agencies used what’s known as software reverse engineering to snoop on security companies, according to the new report. This […]
by Cale Guthrie Weissman
Australian Senate Passes Controversial Anti-piracy, Website-blocking Laws
“A very dark day for the internet in Australia…”
by Ben Grubb

Twitter Posts About TSA Mostly Negative, Study Finds
Most common words were “search,” “confiscate,” “grope,” “rude,” “took my,” “delay” and “stole.”
by Hugo Martin
How Jeffrey Sterling Took on the CIA — and Lost Everything
Government cracks down on truth-tellers.
by Peter Maass

DHS Admits to "Behavioral Detection" Video Surveillance Program at Airports
Program being conducted using “trained actors posing as passengers, as well as members of the traveling public.”
by C. Mitchell Shaw
Looking for a Longer Jail Sentence? Cooperate with FBI!
A few who failed to cooperate with the FBI escaped prosecution entirely.
by Who What Why