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Technology vs. privacy: Drones stir up a whirlwind

 When there's a natural disaster, a drone is the logical go-to for journalists; but what are the potential consequences of using them?

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Activists turn Chicago police torture site at Homan Square into Freedom Square

The occupation is one of several national protests currently being led by African-American-led organizations.

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“Lynching” conviction of Black Lives Matter leader seen as crushing dissent

A young African American political activist is trembling today at the thought of having to face as many as four years in prison.

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Alabama’s new Jim Crow far from subtle

In Alabama, 50 years after Selma, voting rights are once more under assault. 

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Booksellers and librarians file brief in new NSA spy case

Groups urge a federal court to limit the NSA's surveillance of international electronic communications, including those relating to the purchase and use of books.

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The way to remember 9/11: Restore workers’ rights and the Constitution

It seems that in the intervening years, the country as a whole - and its political leaders in particular - have forgotten about this attack and its victims.

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Here’s why close collaboration between NSA and AT&T matters

New disclosures about the NSA's partnership with AT&T could reignite constitutional challenges to the spy agency's efforts to wiretap the Internet.

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Protest against prosecutor’s charges in year-old Ferguson arrests

The News Guild denounced the St. Louis County prosecutor's criminal charges against the two reporters who were arrested a year ago during the protests against Michael Brown's death. 

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Brave activists who broke into FBI office in '71 remembered

I was the Washington correspondent of the Daily World and received a packet in the mail of top secret FBI documents exposing the surveillance of tens of thousands of law-abiding people.

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Authors and booksellers want DOJ to investigate Amazon

Amazon's business tactics have called into question the power the online retailer wields over the book industry.

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