Julian Assange unlikely to face U.S. charges over publishing classified documents


Justice officials say that prosecuting WikiLeaks founder would mean going after news organizations, too.


Assange not under sealed indictment, U.S. officials say


Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is not under indictment, officials say, but organization says it’s skeptical.

The Insiders: The joke of Obamacare data security

Taking a look at recent headlines, it’s obvious that the Obama administration is incapable of guaranteeing the security of our personal and confidential information within the Obamacare system.

Syria posts first lady Asma al-Assad’s good deeds on Instagram

As world leaders debate whether to retaliate against Syria for allegedly using chemical weapons, the "Syrian Presidency" Instagram site has been posting pictures of first lady Asma al-Assad doing good deeds among her people.


‘The Great Dissent:

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With a single dissent, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., transformed the definition of the First Amendment


Manning seeks presidential pardon for leaking classified information

Manning seeks presidential pardon for leaking information; instruments could have spread rare brain disease.


Manning’s case broadens awareness of transgender people

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The case highlights the need for wider tolerance for transgender individuals.


Hormone replacement therapy for Manning would take several years


It is not known whether Manning, who has not started the therapy, will be allowed the medication in prison.


Media wrestles with how to refer to Manning

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The former Army private says he’s a woman, leaving the press grappling with pronouns.


Bradley Manning comes out as transgender: ‘I am a female’

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The soldier who leaked documents wants to be called “Chelsea” and begin hormone therapy.