Hijacking Your DNA: It Could Cost You Your Freedom

In 1996, a young woman was murdered in her apartment in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Although police had the killer’s DNA from the crime scene they were unable to match it to DNA in any of their criminal databases. That is, until 2014, when the police obtained a number of genetic matches from a private lab (now owned by Ancestry.com) […]

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The War Comes Home: Violence and Death on America’s Streets

Police shoot woman who called 911 to report a suspected sexual assault outside her home. Another addition to the rapidly mounting toll of victims of police brutality. Whatever happened to “serve and protect?” To try and make sense of the bedlam on America’s streets, we are reprinting “The War Comes Home: Violence and Death on […]

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The War Comes Home: Violence and Death on America’s Streets

Police shoot woman who called 911 to report a suspected sexual assault outside her home. Another addition to the rapidly mounting toll of victims of police brutality. Whatever happened to “serve and protect?” To try and make sense of the bedlam on America’s streets, we are reprinting “The War Comes Home: Violence and Death on […]

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Project 100,000: One-Way Ticket to Death

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” (George Santayana)     Project 100,000 was the “brainchild” of Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense for Presidents Johnson and Kennedy, one of the “best and brightest” Kennedy recruited for his administration. But that description quickly proved to be a misnomer. By 1966, McNamara was […]

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