- NSA leaker Snowden says has no regrets for leaks Updated: Mar-10-14 7:20 pm
- Snowden, Assange top bill at Texas tech gathering Updated: Mar-07-14 4:50 pm
- ACLU asks appeals court to undo phone data ruling Updated: Mar-07-14 4:12 pm
- Idaho House panel backs bill on public defenders Updated: Mar-03-14 9:35 pm
- SC immigration dispute could soon be over Updated: Mar-03-14 4:59 pm
- Justice Dept wants NSA phone records kept longer Updated: Feb-26-14 5:01 pm
- Police say take it slow with Conn. drone proposal Updated: Feb-24-14 4:06 pm
- Government drops plan to collect license tag data Updated: Feb-19-14 8:58 pm
- Ruling in Penn. voter-ID case buoys Wis. hopes Updated: Feb-15-14 3:34 pm
- Clarification: Patient Dumping-Lawsuit story Updated: Feb-14-14 5:14 pm
- Couples, groups launch Nevada gay marriage push Updated: Feb-13-14 11:07 pm
- ACLU sues Mo. for not recognizing gay marriages Updated: Feb-12-14 4:39 pm
- Court strikes down NC 'Choose Life' license plate Updated: Feb-11-14 4:19 pm
- NJ city, feds near deal on outside police monitor Updated: Feb-10-14 5:05 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he has no regrets about revealing the agency's mass surveillance program.
AUSTIN, Texas - Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the minds of the tech industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it's a good idea to head to Austin, Texas, rather than Silicon Valley this time of the year.
NEW YORK - A federal appeals court should outlaw the National Security Agency's collection of millions of Americans' telephone records, concentrating searches instead on terror suspects, civil liberties lawyers said in papers filed seeking a reversal of a lower-court judge who ruled the program was legal and necessary to fight terrorism.
BOISE, Idaho - A state House panel backed a bill to tackle problems with Idaho's public defender system, voting Monday to send it forward to the full House despite warnings that it could open up the state for a lawsuit.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina prosecutors have acknowledged that their defense of several parts of the state's immigration law likely will not succeed, according to documents filed in court Monday.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is asking a secret federal court to let the government keep telephone records collected by the National Security Agency beyond a five-year limit, arguing that it has an obligation to retain evidence in lawsuits it is facing.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut police are urging state lawmakers not to rush into regulating high-tech unmanned aircraft known as drones.
WASHINGTON - The Homeland Security Department abruptly reversed course Wednesday and dropped plans to ask a private company to give the government access to a nationwide database of license plate tracking information.
MILWAUKEE - Opponents of Wisconsin's voter-ID law hope that a recent win on the East Coast bodes well for their efforts to get Wisconsin's law overturned.
LAS VEGAS - In a story Feb. 13, The Associated Press reported that a Las Vegas psychiatric hospital treated an average of more than 6,000 patients a year since 2008, and that 1,473 of them had been bused out of state. The story should have specified that the 1,473 patients were bused out of Nevada over the same five-year period, or an average of 295 per year.
LAS VEGAS - Several gay couples helped a coalition of advocacy groups in Nevada put a face on what they called marriage equality on Thursday, launching a push to get the Legislature in 2015 and voters in 2016 to change the state constitution to allow same-sex unions.
ST. LOUIS - Missouri joined the growing list of states facing legal challenges to their gay marriage bans Wednesday, when the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit seeking to force it to recognize the out-of-state marriages of several same-sex couples.
RICHMOND, Virginia - North Carolina's anti-abortion license plate is unconstitutional because the state doesn't provide the same forum for motorists on the other side of the contentious issue, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
NEWARK, New Jersey - The city could soon become the latest in the country to have its police department fall under the oversight of a federally appointed monitor.