Riparian water users in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta are voluntarily cutting back farm water in return for certainty through this year’s growing season. It’s a start in curbing agricultural water use in drought-stricken California.
The fall of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra to the Islamic State this week marked an opportunity for the militant group to push its propaganda forward.
A divided Senate on Saturday defeated legislation that would end the government’s surveillance program and failed to extend the Patriot Act past its deadline.
Former National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander and law professor Geoffrey Stone say it's time for Congress to put politics aside and act quickly to reform surveillance laws in order to protect American privacy and maintain an intelligence edge.
@POTUS is drawing lots of nasty, sometimes racist, comments in its first week. But much of the anger is ideological, reflecting an increasingly polarized view of the presidency.
The discovery of computer bugs can be marketing boons for cybersecurity firms. But one critic says the industry should take a page from the health profession and select names for flaws that aren't designed to stoke fear or generate buzz.
Germany is embroiled in a spying controversy that is causing political upheaval and sparking a national debate about surveillance.
A study shows that the media regards the online collective as 'pranksters' even though its various elements take part in social action and political causes.