Letters to the Editor for the weekly issue of December 12, 2011: One reader asks, how long until America's enemies acquire drone technology and attack the US? Another: Didn't the US abandon Hungarians to a Soviet crackdown after Voice of America broadcasts encouraged rebellion? A third reader explains: Real presidential leaders seek out people who don't agree with them.
The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to take up a potentially important gun rights case, which could have established guideposts for future gun regulations at the local, state, and national levels.
Whether or not Mike McQueary told police of the alleged sexual assault of a young boy, the Penn State scandal raises the issue of how to handle such cases. Every US state has its own laws.
White House shooting: Oscar Ortega-Hernandez, arrested for allegedly shooting at a window in the executive mansion at the White House, is believed to have an obsession with President Barack Obama.
The move was part of a successful bid to force the county district attorney to prosecute misdemeanor domestic-violence charges, which he wasn't doing because of budget cuts. For now, the crisis is averted, but the deeper budget problem for cities nationwide endures.
The campaign memo, released Monday, said that Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, and the rest of the Republican field have ‘embraced policies that the American people oppose.’
Julian Assange faces a US grand jury investigation for his releases of information through WikiLeaks. Are there parallels between RIchard Nixon's legal action against The New York Times for publishing the Pentagon Papers?