US scholars endorse academic boycott of Israel
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Studies Association on Monday endorsed a boycott of Israeli universities, the largest group of U.S. scholars to do so.
Judge: NSA program is likely unconstitutional
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the first ruling of its kind, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records is likely to violate the Constitution's ban on unreasonable search. The program probably isn't effective in fighting terrorism either, the judge said in a lengthy opinion filled with blistering criticism.