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Afghanistan: Seen Through the Lens of Anja Niedringhaus

Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus has been covering conflicts from Bosnia to Afghanistan for more than 20 years, earning a Pulitzer Prize in 2005, as part of a team of AP photographers covering the Iraq War. She has traveled to Afghanistan numerous times, photographing events from …

Aaron Hernandez told associate he shot Odin Lloyd, per court documents

According to Florida documents, a friend of Hernandez says the former Patriots tight end admitted to a third person he shot Odin Lloyd.<p>According to court documents released on Tuesday regarding the Aaron Hernandez murder case, a man told police that Hernandez admitted to shooting Odin Lloyd.<p>Via The …

George Zimmerman to Get His Gun Back

George Zimmerman will get his gun back now that he has been cleared of murder and his lawyer said today that Zimmerman needs the weapon "even more" …

Ariel Castro faces 977 charges in Cleveland kidnappings

Ariel Castro, the 52-year-old former school bus driver accused of holding three Cleveland women captive for more than a decade, faces nearly 1,000 rape, kidnapping and sexual abuse charges as he goes on trial next month.<p>A Cuyahoga County grand jury indicted Castro on 977 charges Friday, prosecutor …

Homeland Security urged ISPs to block IP addresses of suspected Chinese hackers

The US Department of Homeland Security and FBI provided a list of IP addresses used by alleged Chinese military hackers to American internet service providers (ISPs) earlier in February, and not-so-subtly encouraged the ISPs to block them, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported today. Based on <i>The …

The Best Explanation Yet Of How The NSA's PRISM Surveillance Program Works

The report reaffirms what we already know, specifically that "the NSA copies Internet traffic as it enters and leaves the United States, then routes it to the NSA for analysis," and it also shores up a few things about how PRISM works.<p>First, it clears up the controversy around the assertion that …

The price of surveillance: Government pays to snoop

WASHINGTON (AP) — How much are your private conversations worth to the government? Turns out, it can be a lot, depending on the technology.<p>In the era of intense government surveillance and secret court orders, a murky multimillion-dollar market has emerged. Paid for by U.S. tax dollars, but with …

Zimmerman Trial: L.A. Mayor Calls For Calm After Violent Protests

Late into the night on Monday, after a round of violent protests ripped through Los Angeles in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman, Mayor Eric Garcetti called for calm.<p><i>The Los Angeles Times</i> reports that by the time the sun came up, at least 13 people had been arrested after police say …