Some of the so-called “suspected terrorists” on the government’s “No Fly List” have been banned from boarding a plane for the past 8 years and counting — though they’ve never been charged with any crime.
Civil & Human Rights
Though a federal judge ruled recently that it is too late for Georgia to switch to paper ballots ahead of the midterms, an advocacy group hopes that the same court will force Peach State officials to take several steps to make the upcoming elections more secure and transparent.
News that a city’s local police were disarmed for working with drug cartels was no surprise to citizens who view police and the cartels as one in the same.
An Ebola outbreak that has been going on in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August is already one of the worst in history —the 7th worst to be precise — and it looks like it may spiral out of control.
The New York Times is seeking evidence of Russian interference during a debate on placing restrictions on the internet in the US. It’s alleged a public commenting system was invaded by hackers.
Thirty-three more schools in Detroit, Michigan were revealed to have elevated levels of lead and copper in their drinking water, bringing the total, of 86 schools tested so far, to 57. Ultimately, 106 schools are still waiting for their water to be tested.
A 444-page United Nations report released Tuesday said Myanmar’s generals should be prosecuted for genocide for their violent actions toward the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority.
The U.S.’ willingness to treat Al Nusra as an ally in Syria seems set to continue, given the Trump administration’s ultimate goal of targeting Iran’s influence in Syria as well as its newly “redefined” goal of regime change in Damascus.
A petition with thousands of signatures supporting Julian Assange’s political asylum is set to be presented to New Zealand’s parliament.
Al-Qaeda terrorists, re-branded as Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (or Al-Nusra Front), bombed the Muhradah settlement in the Syrian province of Hama, leaving nine civilians dead and more than 30 injured, the Syrian Russian Reconciliation Center reported on Saturday.