An FBI investigation has uncovered a plot by a New York state engineer with ties to the Ku Klux Klan to construct a radiation particle weapon, with the intention to sell the device to either a southern branch of the KKK or Jewish groups.
A mistrial was declared Tuesday after jurors were deadlocked on how to decide the fate of a police officer who, while accompanied by a camera crew, shot and killed a 7-year-old girl during a midnight raid three years ago in Detroit, Michigan.
Exactly one year to the day after entering London’s Ecuadorian Embassy, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lashed out at the Obama administration Wednesday over the White House’s ongoing pursuit of leakers.
A civil rights group has accused a Virginia woman of committing a hate crime for calling 911 to report that her taxi driver was “very Muslim”. The woman told officers that she was afraid for her life on the basis of the cabbie’s religion.
US obesity rates have reached a record high, and physicians have officially classified it as a “disease”, which will likely change the way doctors and health insurance providers treat the 28.9 percent of American adults who are severely overweight.