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NYC settles lawsuits, restricts police surveillance of Muslims
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NYC settles lawsuits, restricts police surveillance of Muslims

The New York Police Department will strengthen safeguards against illegal surveillance of Muslims in investigations of terror threats and install a civilian representative on an advisory committee that reviews the probes under the terms of a settlement of two ...
Gun stores do brisk business after Obama announcement
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Gun stores do brisk business after Obama announcement

On a cold Tuesday night, Bryan Kish loaded thousands of dollars in gun supplies into his sedan near the entrance of Sportsman's Warehouse in Colorado Springs. He had so much equipment that two store employees helped out. After a few minutes of lifting, he w...
Muslim refugees arrested in US on terror charges
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Muslim refugees arrested in US on terror charges

Authorities said Thursday that two people with ties to the Islamic State have been arrested on terrorism-related charges in California and Texas, including a refugee from Syria who is charged with lying to federal investigators about his travels to the civil w...
IG hammers State Dept. response on Clinton emails
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IG hammers State Dept. response on Clinton emails

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department produced "inaccurate and incomplete" responses to public records requests while Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton led the department, including its inability to find documents showing she used a private ema...
Cruz says terror arrests highlight risks of US refugee policies
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Cruz says terror arrests highlight risks of US refugee policies

GOLDFIELD, Iowa (AP) -- Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says the arrests of two men suspected of being terrorists calls for a retroactive review of all refugees who have come to the United States from what he calls "high-risk countries." The Republican presidential can...
De Blasio single handedly raises minimum wage for city employees to $15 an hour
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De Blasio single handedly raises minimum wage for city employees to $15 an hour

New York mayor Bill de Blasio announced an executive order on Wednesday to raise the minimum wage for city employees to $15 an hour in a move he labeled “a milestone towards a fairer city”. His plan, which will involve a pay increase for 50,000 workers, wil...
Philadelphia officer ambushed in cruiser, suspect arrested
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Philadelphia officer ambushed in cruiser, suspect arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — UPDATE: Police say the suspect in the shooting of a Philadelphia police officer told investigators that he shot the officer in the name of Islam and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. They also say the man, who has addresses ...
15 Bangladeshi aliens found on road in Nicaragua headed to US
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15 Bangladeshi aliens found on road in Nicaragua headed to US

MANGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Police in Nicaragua say they have found 15 Bangladeshi migrants wandering lost on a highway after their smugglers abandoned them. Police Commissioner Leonidas Roque said the migrants were being taken from Costa Rica to Honduras. Tha...