As tough new laws squeeze the so-called “payday” lending industry, big investors are stepping in to help push triple-digit interest rates on customers who can least afford it.
FBI statistics show violent crime is down, but politicians keep funding more cops, lavishing them with military equipment, and training and encouraging them to act like soldiers instead of peace officers.
A new report has unveiled a shadowy world of online vendors all too willing to share their hacking expertise to any government willing to pay.
In this second part of a series, we take an in-depth look at the mystery witness “Danny,” the “magic bullet” of the Boston bombing story.
The only witness to the Boston Marathon bombing confession has provided dramatically inconsistent accounts, an exclusive WhoWhatWhy investigation reveals.
The Crisis in Ukraine Sparks Familiar Fears of Cold War Confrontations Between Nuclear Armed Adversaries.
Is the heir apparent boss of one of the world’s most dangerous drug cartels…our friend?
In the drama over who controls Ukraine, Americans know exactly which side we are on. Or do we?
Killer robots are coming, the FBI's link to Bin Laden, and that other Chris Christie problem.
We keep on learning more and more about the US government’s awareness of terrorist plots before they happened. Here’s testimony that the FBI had a guy in Osama bin Laden’s inner circle.
While the mainstream press circles the troubled New Jersey governor over the obvious, astute observers may want to keep an eye on what may be the real threat to his “comeback” hopes.
With the announced merger between Comcast and Time Warner drawing the ire of cable consumer activists, it’s worth noting the surprisingly candid words of a Comcast founder just months before the announcement.
A Republican legislator in New Hampshire, troubled by the increasingly militarized police force in his town, is trying to do something about it.
A burning climate, a frozen Congress, silencing an alleged Boston bomber, and wait... wait... keep waiting for answers on JFK.
Washington won’t act to slow the chaos of climate change, even as the Navy prepares to patrol an open Arctic Ocean and the oil industry pushes to be able to start drilling in newly ice-free Arctic waters.