A judge sentenced the first Guantanamo detainee to have a U.S. civilian trial to life in prison Tuesday, saying anything he suffered at the hands of the CIA and others "pales in comparison to the suffering and the horror" caused by the bombing of two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998.U.S.
An otherwise boring contract dispute between the government and two defense contractors gets a lot more interesting when you throw in the words "state secrets privilege."The privilege, created by the U.S.
The Los Angeles Police Department is still recovering from a corruption scandal that made headlines in the 1990s, when some rogue officers got caught stealing drugs and cash from street gangs.Later, the LAPD cleaned-up its act with a series of reforms.
The U.S. Supreme Court is wrestling with a case that could give police greater power to forcibly enter a home without a warrant.The Constitution bars warrantless searches except in certain circumstances -- for example, an emergency search to prevent the destruction of evidence.