President Obama, the courts, and Congress are on a path to set new privacy rules for NSA snooping. While the need to catch terrorist remains, so is the need to preserve a presumption of innocence.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden wrote in an open letter to Brazil that he can't speak freely unless he has political asylum. Snowden is currently living in Russia.
Several large department stores in New York, including Macy's and Barneys, have signed on to a 'customers' bill of rights' to try to address recent customer complaints of racial profiling by store employees or NYPD police.
Nearly half of Americans believe there's a 'war on Christmas,' while 9 out of 10 celebrate the holiday, polls show. Navigating the culture wars in the holiday season is as perilous as ever.