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Digging Up The Bones Of Billy The Kid

The story of the Wild West's most infamous outlaw may seem straightforward, but the truth is anything but. Two small-town sheriffs, a passionate historian, and, now, a succession of TV specials raise the question: Who owns history?

They hate the US government, and they're multiplying: the terrifying rise of 'sovereign citizens'

On 20 May 2010, a police officer pulled over a white Ohio minivan on Interstate 40, near West Memphis, Arkansas. Unbeknown to officer Bill Evans, the occupants of the car, Jerry Kane Jr, and his teenage son, Joseph Kane, were self-described “sovereign citizens”: members of a growing domestic …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump’s huge transition will start with his tight inner circle

By Marc Fisher<p>, Senior editor<p>His style is to check every invoice, examine every light fixture. That will have to end, pronto.<p>He has entrusted his operations to a tight, tiny circle of executives, a handful at most. That circle will expand, greatly.<p>He has always demanded round-the-clock work and …

Donald Trump

Tabloid Allegations Again Fly In A Political Campaign — And Why No One Can Look Away

This is what a campaign in the gutter looks like.<p>Once again, the political world is talking about a <i>National Enquirer</i> story.<p>The last time was during the 2008 presidential campaign when the tabloid alleged that Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards had fathered a child out of wedlock. When …

GOP hawks declare war on Trump

Prominent Republican hawks are debating whether to hold their noses and vote for Clinton instead.<p>Donald Trump calls the Iraq War a lie-fueled fiasco, admires Vladimir Putin and says he would be a "neutral" arbiter between Israel and the Palestinians. When it comes to America’s global role he asks, …

These Native Americans might be the country's first climate change refugees

They'll leave behind homes that some of the Native American residents have lived in for generations, and they'll watch from afar as what's left of the island gets swallowed by the surrounding waters.<p>"All of our history, all of our ancestral line — that's where our people are buried. That's where …

Native Americans

San Bernardino Survivor’s Husband To Judge: Terrorist iPhone “Unlikely” To Hold Valuable Information

"This was a work phone. My wife also had an iPhone issued by the County and she did not use it for any personal communication," Salihin Kondoker wrote in a friend-of-the-court brief in Apple's legal dispute with the FBI.<p>As Apple and the FBI tangle over encryption in courtrooms and Congress, one …

Judge rules in favor of Apple in key case involving a locked iPhone

By Ellen Nakashima<p>, Reporter<p>A federal judge in New York ruled in favor of Apple on Monday, saying that an obscure Colonial-era law did not authorize him to force the firm to lift data from an iPhone at the government’s request.<p>The ruling is not binding in any other court, but it takes on an outsize …

Privacy

Flint - A Case Of Shock Doctrine Capitalism?

Nearly 2 Dozen People Dead After Tropical Cyclone Hits Fiji

A powerful cyclone with gusts of up to 200 mph that ripped through the island nation of Fiji over the weekend killed at least 21 people, according to the United Nations.<p>Whole villages were flattened and at least four people were missing as a result of what the U.N. is calling "one of the most …

Sea levels rising faster now than in past 3,000 years

Sea levels rose faster in the past century than during the previous 27 centuries due to man-made global warming, a pair of studies published Monday found.<p>"The 20th century rise was extraordinary in the context of the last three millennia — and the rise over the last two decades has been even …

Sea Level

Congress bans import of forced labor products

A bill headed for President Barack Obama this week includes a provision that would ban U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold …

Forced Labor

Ohio police kill man they say injured 4 with machete

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police shot and killed a man who stormed into a central Ohio restaurant wielding a machete and randomly attacking people as …

Egypt awaits its revolution five years after Mubarak

Thursday was the fifth anniversary of Egypt’s “spring revolution”, but the spirit on the streets seemed to be one of resignation, not the fervour of the new.<p>The promise of the end of the Mubarak era in 2011 has given way to disillusion, and yet the revolution appears to have stirred something of a …

Mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold gives first TV interview

<b>(CNN) —</b> Her son and his friend killed 13 people at Columbine High School almost 17 years ago. Sue Klebold has lived with guilt since -- guilt for what her son did and how she, a loving mother, raised a boy who became a mass murderer.<p>She has spoken only a few times to the media in the past, but has …

Mass Shootings

10 Amazing Treehouses You Can Actually Stay In

There’s something magical about a treehouse. And we’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill backyard hideaway filled with kids’ toys. These 10 examples are architectural gems that offer forest views and a cozy night’s sleep. And the best part? You can actually book them.<p>Treehouse Point<p><b>Issaquah,</b> …