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2 years 10 months ago

Keeping an eye on terrorism

Homeland Security says they average 55 daily encounters with known or suspected terrorists, according to a Reuters report. Officials say usually the contact is people popping up on government watch lists, like while traveling. Most don't end up in jail, but that pace adds up to more than 20,000 interactions...

3 years 6 months ago

Denver settles DNC arrest lawsuit

DENVER (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union and the city of Denver of have settled a lawsuit filed after the largest mass arrest during the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch on Wednesday approved an agreement that ends a lawsuit brought by people who...

5 years 4 months ago

$81 million a year donor halts gifts

The American Civil Liberties Union has lost a quarter of its yearly donations after a major donor cut off $19 million in annual donations because of economic difficulties. David Gelbaum, a wealthy California conservationist, said he was indefinitely stopping the donations that had made him the New York-based group's...

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