The Justice Department has been building a national database to track in real time the movement of vehicles around the U.S. — a secret domestic intelligence-gathering program that scans and stores hundreds of millions of records about motorists…
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(by Colleen McCain Nelson and Ahmed Al Omran, The Wall Street Journal) – President Barack Obama paid a brief visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to offer condolences to the family of the late king and begin building a diplomatic relationship with his successor King Salman.
(by Kate Connolly in Oświęcim [Auschwitz], The Guardian) — Roman Kent, 86, told political leaders to strive to ensure no repetition of the Holocaust, because “we do not want our past to be our children’s future.”
The State of the State Address is a speech customarily given once each year by the governors of most states.
(Associated Press) – By a 7-2 vote, the Supreme Court ruled that Robert MacLean did not violate federal law when he revealed that the Transportation Security Administration planned to save money by cutting back on overnight trips for undercover air marshals.
(by Aditya Kalra, Reuters) – India’s capital will turn into a virtual fortress for President Obama’s visit this weekend, with heightened security measures, including an extended no-fly zone…
(by Jake Miller, CBSNews) – House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the U.S. Congress on Feb. 11 about the threat posed by Islamic extremism and the negotiations over the Iranian nuclear program.
(Reuters) – An Arkansas policy prohibiting inmates from having beards violated the religious rights of a prisoner who had wanted to grow one in accordance with his Muslim beliefs, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
(by Devin Dwyer, ABC News) – At 9 p.m. ET tonight, President Obama will deliver his sixth State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. It will be the first Republican-controlled Congress of his presidency. The White House says we should expect more “big, bold, decisive action” in the weeks ahead, in many cases by President Obama circumventing Congress, as he did last year.
Read the speech Dr. King delivered over 50 years ago on August 28, 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial: “…I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal.”