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Lenstag: A Free Online Gear Registry that Aims to End Camera and Lens Theft

Camera equipment has long been attractive to the eyes of thieves. After all, it’s generally portable, pricey, and a piece of cake to sell through …

Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle

Australian archaeologists using remote-sensing technology have uncovered an ancient city in Cambodia that has remained hidden for more than a millennium under dense jungle undergrowth.<p>The discovery of Mahendraparvata, a 1,200-year-old lost city that predates Cambodia's famous Angkor Wat temple …

Kids Wish Network Named The Worst Charity In America

Holiday, Fla.-based Kids Wish Network raises money to grant wishes for dying kids.<p>The charity spends the majority of its donations, however, on for-profit corporate solicitors who are paid to generate more donations. In the past decade, it has paid $110 million to solicitors — more than any other …

Texas Governor Rick Perry Vetoes Equal Pay Bill

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Texas Governor Rick Perry has some bad news for Texas women. On Friday afternoon, the one-time …

Hundreds in Hong Kong protest NSA surveillance

Earlier in the week, Snowden made claims that the U.S. hacked into Hong Kong computer systems.<p>HONG KONG — In a show of protest against U.S. surveillance programs and in support of whistle-blower Edward Snowden, several hundred people marched Saturday to the U.S. Consulate General and the offices of …

Source: Obama Considering Releasing NSA Court Order

NPR has learned that the Obama administration, under pressure to lift a cloak of secrecy, is considering whether to declassify a court order that gives the National Security Agency the power to gather phone call record information on millions of Americans.<p>The document, known as a "primary order," …

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Decision to arm Syrian rebels was reached weeks ago, U.S. officials say

President Obama’s decision to begin arming the Syrian rebels followed more than a year of internal debate over whether it was worth the dual risks of involving the United States in another war and seeing U.S. weapons fall into the hands of extremist groups among the rebels.<p>The White House said the …

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Al Jazeera: The most-feared news network

Al Jazeera is well-funded and doesn’t need to make money. But its prospects, here and in Middle East, are uncertain<p>The Arab media explosion that recently has culminated in uprisings across the region springs from two interrelated sources: the growth of satellite television and the affordability of …

Experts: NSA suit could be different

The American Civil Liberties Union says this time will be different.<p>That doesn’t mean the group is ready to guarantee its latest lawsuit, filed last week over the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s phone surveillance program, will translate into a splashy win for civil liberties …

Senators Skip NSA Briefing: Only 47 Meet With Top Officials On Surveillance

Only 47 senators attended a closed-door briefing on the National Security Agency's surveillance programs Thursday.<p>More than half of the 100 United States senators opted out of a meeting with Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, NSA Director Keith Alexander and other officials. A Senate …

PRISM Is Just Part Of A Much Larger, Scarier Government Surveillance Program

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the months and early years after 9/11, FBI agents began showing up at Microsoft Corp. more frequently than before, armed with court orders demanding information on customers.<p>Around the world, government spies and eavesdroppers were tracking the email and Internet addresses used …