Turkish Riot Police Fight Protesters, Inside the Mind of "Whitey" Bulger, How Much Did Congress Know About N.S.A. Surveillance?

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Are Too Many People Issued "Top-Secret" Security Clearances? | Turkish Riot Police Force Protesters Out of Taksim Square | Understanding the Mind of James "Whitey" Bulger | Understanding the Mind of James "Whitey" Bulger | Are we in the Midst of an Orwellian Moment? | Animal Behaviorist: We Will Have the Ability to Understand our Pets in the Next Decade

Turkish Riot Police Force Protesters Out of Taksim Square

The unrest in Turkey intensified last night as riot police used tear gas, water cannons, and sound bombs to scatter thousands of protesters. Claire Berlinski is a freelance reporter i...

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Are Too Many People Issued 'Top-Secret' Security Clearances?

Edward Snowden, the Booz Allen Hamilton employee who exposed the N.S.A.’s phone and internet surveillance programs, had “top-secret” security clearance. There are more than 4.9 millio...

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Understanding the Mind of James "Whitey" Bulger

Alleged mobster James “Whitey” Bulger is on trial in Boston, accused of crimes that go back decades. He was once one of the nation’s most-wanted fugitives, holding a spot on the F.B.I...

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Carl Hiaasen's Florida

Celebrated author, columnist for The Miami Herald, and born-and-raised Floridian Carl Hiaasen discusses his latest foray into fiction and the news form his home state, where the Georg...

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Animal Behaviorist: We Will Have the Ability to Understand our Pets in the Next Decade

What would it be like if we could talk to the animals, and they could talk to us? For years, movies have played on this fantasy, often to comic effect. But Con Slobodchikoff isn’t jus...

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Are we in the Midst of an Orwellian Moment?

Since learning about the National Security Agency’s data collection plan, we’ve heard the word “Orwellian” thrown around twitter, television, and the blogosphere. But is the term “Orw...

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