While in police custody, Freddie Gray's spine was "80 percent severed at the neck."
The times, they are a-changin, singer Bob Dylan wrote in 1964. Fast-forward to our present day and the times are still changing, only not in our favor.
Americans expect a government restrained by transparency and public oversight. But spying has become easier - more open to abuse.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia just asserted for a second time that our Constitution does not protect women against discrimination, a good reason why America needs the Equal Rights Amendment.
Taking advantage of the failed bombing attempt in New York City's Times Square, for which Faisal Shahzad, a naturalized U.S. citizen of Pakistani origin, has been arrested, U.S. Sens. Joe Lieberman, Independent-Conn., and Scott Brown, R-Mass., have introduced the Terrorist Expatriation Act
Recently the Republicans, determined to escalate the war in Afghanistan, have insisted that Gen. McChrystal, commander of the U.S. forces in Afghanistan, be called in to testify before Congress.