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Government Shutdown Slowed Border Prosecutions

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- SAN DIEGO (AP) — The top federal prosecutor in San Diego said prosecutions of immigrant and drug smuggling offenses would be fully rest...

Traveling To Israel? What To Know About Your Gadgets

Jillian York | Posted 09.02.2012 | Travel
Jillian York

Our lives are increasingly contained on our digital devices, which makes travel -- and the decisions we make about what to carry with us -- increasingly complicated.

Beyond the Nation-State

Robert Koehler | Posted 11.29.2011 | World
Robert Koehler

The division of the world into 194 random fragments, mostly born of war and exploitation, locked in a state of perpetual mistrust and ever-shifting tensions toward one another, is more problem than solution in the 21st century.

Another Scary Government Program: the Government Gets to Seize Your Electronic Gear at the Border

Robert Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Schlesinger

There's no legal difference between looking through your backpack and seizing your electronic data in the US. This is the stuff of the Cold War Soviet Union, right? Or maybe a third world dictatorship?