Black Widow steams up the screen at IFC
American banks are on a massive crime spree. Obama and Romney hope you won't notice.
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
Earlier today, news broke that Kim Dotcom, the larger-than-life Megaupload founder known for his love of sportscars and supermodels, won a key victory in the case against him. A judge just ruled that prosecutors had to turn over docs with evidence against him so he could defend himself against ext ... More >>
If you go to the "Cypress Hills Weed and Seed Job Fair" in Brooklyn tomorrow and expect to come away with a sweet gig farming marijuana, you will be extremely disappointed.We got an email this afternoon from the United States Attorney's Office alerting us to the aforementioned job fair. Normally, em ... More >>
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have charged two men with conspiracy to assassinate Adel Al-Jubeir, the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States, in what they allege is an Iranian government-backed plot. The U.S. Department of Justice charged Manssor Arbabsiar and Gholam Shakuri with co ... More >>
Ashton and Demi and Sex Trafficking
Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement today explaining that President Obama will no longer "defend the constitutionality" of the part of the Defense of Marriage Act that bans gay marriages. There are two suits currently filed in the Second Circuit court challenging the law, which ... More >>
Credit: Kyle T. Webster The outrageous behavior of Amazon, Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal directed at WikiLeaks represents a much greater threat to America than any of the alleged security breaches from Julian Assange. These companies moved to cut off WikiLeaks' ability to collect donations and dist ... More >>
Hands off the wife, you scoundrel
New York City, Nassau, and Westchester Counties have refused to participate in a state pilot program to test out optical scan voting machines. While the rest of the country continues to adopt electronic voting machines -- even though they've been
Voters in New York's 20th District, like everyone else, have to pay taxes today, but they won't get representation for several weeks at least. They're still counting the ballots in the NY-20 Congressional special election and so far it's looking good for Democrat Scott Murphy, up 168 votes at last t ... More >>
After losing their federal lawsuit challenging the City Council's right to overturn term limits for Mayor Bloomberg, advocates are turning to the federal government. Last month veteran civil rights attorney (and current candidate for public advocate) Norman Siegel, along with the corporate law fir ... More >>
When, in the course of human events, it can't wait any longer
Interrogators were told: 'If a detainee dies, you're doing it wrong.'
Brokeback Mountain was just the beginning . . .
Much as he hates to admit it, Rudy loved (most of) those huddled masses
Echoes of Watergate in the twilight of the Bush presidency
'We do not torture': Groans from the CIA's black sites beg to differ
No lame duck, Bush has big plans to push through an imperial legacy before he leaves
A judge who came out of the civil rights movement teaches Bush the Constitution.
Clues from the past about Rove's present date with the grand jury
Rove and Ashcroft face new allegations in the Valerie Plame affair
Reason to fear Bush's new choice for Homeland Security
FBI's translation scandal heats up; more whistle-blowers emerge
A Justice Department honcho confesses: 'We are losing the fight for the Patriot Act'
Late as usual, labels learn that downloading is their friend
He Wonders Whether He Will See the Light of Day Again
'Let's Not Let Them Get Johnnie Cochran on the Phone'
Patriot Act II, and Means to Weigh It, Emerge in Bits
Why the "Dirty Bomber" case threatens everyone's rights
Watchdog Color-Codes Government Infringements on Privacy
Where's the Press?
Ground Laid for Historic Presidential Powers Push
True Patriots Networking
Time to Call for His Resignation
Police Here Adopt Ethnic Profiling Their Western Counterparts Reject
The Feds Want to Zap Your Brain From Space
Marc Rich, Still at Large on Justice Department Fugitive Site
Tying Postwar Balkans to the EU
Feds break out the hired guns to nab student-loan jumpers
While congress is set to sit in judgment of President Clinton, many of its members have their own indiscretions to deal with. Lucky for them Ken Starr isn't investigating them and the notoriously lax ethics committee is.