The Bush administration is actively seeking to gag or punish social service organizations that challenge the party line on such matters as health... More >>
The Acostas of 47th Street in Sunset Park hold their heads high. When they believe someone is disrespecting one of theirs, they bristle. Even when... More >>
A month after its release, a meticulous exposé of the Justice Department's troubling treatment of immigrants detained after the September... More >>
This week Nichole Thomas had expected to get off the treadmill of poverty and start covering real ground.
"I've worked odds-and-ends jobs,... More >>
Sharpshooters will man the rooftops. Counterterrorism agents will patrol in civilian guise. Bomb squads will case subway tunnels. At least this... More >>
Adrenaline coursing, civil liberties watchers have anticipated the coming of Patriot Act II for months. The Bush administration was expected to... More >>
He disappeared down the rabbit hole.
A year ago this week Jose Padilla, nabbed while on a visit to Chicago, was taken into military custody... More >>
"I've been hearing about this for a long time," said Eunice, her gaze locked on a two-year-old playing with friends nearby. Around her in sunny... More >>
Early this year the NYPD gained greater power to investigate political activity, citing terrorism concerns. The department convinced a federal... More >>
If the nation were actually to reach red alert status, odds are the "Privacy Threat Index" color chart at More >>
He calls it "logical." If federal agents hesitate to investigate terrorist suspects because they are daunted by a legal hurdle, then remove that... More >>
Police horses won't stop them. Ranks of cops in riot gear won't stop them either. Even rush hour traffic on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue won't stop... More >>
An ugly theory popped up in the nation's capital several weeks ago. The Bush administration would wait until war began, and worry gripped the... More >>
The telephone call, at once dreaded and long awaited, broke the unnatural calm.
A reporter, an Urdu-English translator, and two immigrant... More >>
Under the order of a federal court, the police department on Friday proposed a set of internal guidelines for spying on New Yorkers who are not... More >>
They are locked together in a five-by-seven prison visiting room with cinder block walls and steel doors. In the past 20 minutes, the young... More >>
Since the September 11 attacks, law enforcement authorities have been bickering with civil libertarians over how much access to people's private... More >>
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