Daily Archives: May 8, 2013

U.S. Weighs Wider Wiretap Laws to Cover Online Activity

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Author: Charlie Savage

The Obama administration, resolving years of internal debate, is on the verge of backing a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan for a sweeping overhaul of surveillance laws that would make it easier to wiretap people who communicate using the Internet rather than by traditional phone services, according to officials familiar with the...

East Coast U.S About To Be Overrun by Billions of Cicadas

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Author: The Associated Press

Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. The insects will arrive in such numbers that people from North Carolina to Connecticut will be outnumbered roughly 600-to-1. Maybe more. Scientists even have a...