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In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA collecting massive amounts of user meta-data, many people went in search of safer, more secure ways to use the internet anonymously. Once thought to be something only used by the tech-savvy,...
The United Nations human rights office announced Friday that the number of people killed since the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011 has more than doubled, with more than 190,000 people reported killed. With less than a week left until she...
How did Bank of America end up holding onto risky mortgages and who does the settlement really target? Photo by Flickr user JeepersMedia. Regardless of whether the U.S. government’s settlement with Bank of America goes far enough or hits the right...
WASHINGTON — Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMARK LITKE: It’s 8 a.m. at the Jose Favella hospital in the Philippine capital, Manila. In the past 12 hours there have been about 40 births, a fairly average night for one of the world’s busiest maternity wards. DR...
File photo of protests in Ferguson by Scott Olson, Getty Images News What does a 21st century protest song sound like? If you’re folk musician Ezra Furman, it has echoes of Bob Dylan. If you’re legendary songwriter Lauryn Hill, it...