Will D. Barrett

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US embassy closures used to bolster case for NSA surveillance programs

US embassies in the Middle East are to remain closed for the rest of the week as supporters of the National Security Agency's sweeping surveillance powers used the unspecified terror alert to bolster the case against reining in the controversial measures.<p>The closures follow the alleged interception …

I'm tired of people telling me what to do with my body

I'm a Mexican-American daughter of immigrants, and like many Latinas, I grew up being taught that I have little control of my body. Traditional …

Texas abortion uproar: Could backlash turn Lone Star State blue?

Outrage is running high among Texas Democrats after the Republican-led Legislature pushed through a tough new abortion bill. While change is coming, …

Hung up over not hanging up, Britain mulls modern mobile manners

An incident at a London department store has sparked a national conversation about mobile communications etiquette.<p>London — A bad tempered exchange …