The whistleblowing website has learned that Google handed over to US authorities the digital correspondence and other data from three of its employees on suspected espionage-related charges related to the Chelsea Manning case.
A woman visiting an inmate at a privately-run Tennessee prison said guards forced her to expose her genitals to prove she was menstruating, when she tried to take a sanitary napkin into the facility, according to a lawsuit.
The first American to be convicted of trying to join the Islamic State was sentenced to four years in federal prison on Friday, though the teenage Muslim convert said she was manipulated and does not support violent jihad.
The family of Michael Brown, the unarmed teen killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri this summer, is considering suing the police officer who shot him, as well as the police department, for wrongful death.
The US Supreme Court announced Friday that it will review the execution procedure used by Oklahoma after the state used a controversial lethal injection cocktail to put an inmate to death earlier this month.
The state of New York has called on federal prosecutors to open an investigation into the 2013 death of a mentally ill, diabetic Rikers Island jail inmate who was left unattended for six days without care or medication.
Outrage has grown over the police killing of a New Jersey man as he tried to get out of a car with his hands up. Now protesters are asking the state's attorney to take over the investigation due to conflicts of interest in the county prosecutor’s office.
A terror suspect who claimed to be stateless following the Home Secretary’s decision to strip him of his British citizenship lost an appeal against her decision on Thursday. US court documents allege he was subject to US “illegal interrogation” in Africa.
US authorities have told would-be jihadist David Hicks’ lawyer that the Australian is innocent of the crimes he allegedly committed in Afghanistan in the early 2000s, which cost him six years in Guantanamo prison.
A one time programming friend of the alleged Silk Road creator took the stand and told the jury when he refused to give Ulbricht further advice for programming was told it was a “website where people can buy drugs.”