This weekend’s revelation that dozens of celebrities and famous personalities were victims of a targeted hacking aimed at exposing private, sexually suggestive photos has reopened the conversation about online security and privacy.
CREDIT: AP A conservative think tank is protesting the federal Labor Day holiday by staging a work-in on Monday in a gambit to celebrate “the freedom to keep your job when you choose not to join a union.” “We’re calling it Right-to-Work Day,” Tom McCabe, CEO of Washington state’s Freedom Foundation, announced in a post on the organization’s website.
Los Angeles City Street Services Field Engineering Aide Winston Chu drinks water as his crew paves streets in a heat wave.
Note: The following is adapted from the author’s forthcoming book, Injustices: The Supreme Court’s Nearly Unbroken History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted.
CREDIT: AP Last week, beloved and bizarre cultural icon Hello Kitty went through an identity crisis. First, news broke that the creature was not, in fact, a cat.
Mayor John Rees (center) at Thursday’s meeting CREDIT: Freedom From Religion Foundation YouTube video A Florida mayor ejected one of his constituents from a City Commission meeting on Thursday because he declined to stand during the invocation and pledge to the flag at the beginning of the meeting.
An electric plug decal is seen on the back of a Tesla electric car. CREDIT: AP Photo/Mel Evans Electric vehicles are cool.
CREDIT: AP The city of Ferguson, Missouri was hit with a lawsuit Thursday by people who say officers violated their civil rights during the demonstrations against the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
CREDIT: AP Michael Sam was released by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday afternoon, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and other reports.
The dry bed of the Stevens Creek Reservoir is seen on Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. CREDIT: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez At least one in four Californians get their water from underground aquifers, and up until now, use of this water has been totally unregulated, with disputes about overuse settled in court.
The Islamic Center of America mosque in Dearborn, Michigan. CREDIT: AP The U.S. government is suing the city of St.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Welcome to TP Ideas‘ weekly roundup of the best conservative writing! Every Friday, we take a look at three pieces by right-leaning writers that constructively articulate core elements of their worldview.
CREDIT: Flickr Early on Saturday morning, the California Senate passed a bill guaranteeing at least three paid sick days a year for about 6.5 million workers, sending it to Gov.
CREDIT: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis Texas’s justification for an anti-abortion law enacted last year is “disingenuous,” according to Judge Lee Yeakel’s opinion striking parts of that law on Friday.
CREDIT: hastings.house.gov If it’s August, there’s a good chance you’ll spot Members of Congress outside, celebrating a new wildlife refuge they helped create, pushing for the expansion of a wilderness area in their district, exploring America’s newest national monument, or encouraging people to visit the national parks in their state.
India’s Amritpal Singh (right) opted to play even after FIBA officials banned him from wearing a turban, but said he was “humiliated.” CREDIT: AP The International Basketball Association’s ban on religious headwear like turbans, hijabs, and yarmulkes worn by some Sikh, Muslim, and Jewish basketball players is an “extremely disrespectful” way of forcing players to choose between their favorite sport and their religion, one of the Muslim women fighting to overturn the ban told ThinkProgress this week.
CREDIT: AP Images The shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown rekindled a debate about why police seem to target African Americans.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Google announced it has been secretly testing its unmanned drones in hopes that they will soon drop goods on customers’ doorsteps.
RIP CREDIT: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin After a long battle with changing public tastes and the economic recession, the Abercrombie & Fitch logo is no more.
Members of civil society movements walk out of the U.N. talks on global warming held at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland on Thursday, Nov.