The Edward Snowden files have exposed the depth and breadth of U.S. surveillance efforts in the wake of 9/11 domestically and abroad, at the same time casting the heretofore ultra-secretive National Security Agency into the public spotlight.
California Representative, Howard "Buck" McKeon, has announced that this will be his last term in Congress. The Republican from Santa Clarita choked back tears as he made the announcement in Washington yesterday.
This week, Meryl Streep made Academy Award history with an epic 18th Oscar nomination for her role in August: Osage County. The movie veteran has scooped the top prize three times, for Best Supporting Actress in Kramer vs.