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Aug 01 2013
NSA program reportedly allows analysts to track emails, chats, web searches
The National Security Agency is operating a massive database system that allows analysts to scour individuals' emails, chats and Internet browsing histories at will, according to a new report from The Guardian based on leaked documents. The article was quickly challenged by the NSA. In a statement forwarded to Fox News, the agency said "allegations of widespread, unchecked analyst access toFox News (Online News)
Jul 29 2013
American dream dying: Obama’s economy sends 4 of 5 near poverty: poll
Four out of five Americans are near poverty, walking the line between joblessness and welfare application, and the American dream under the current Obama administration is slowly dying, a new survey shows. The findings reported by The Associated Press come as President Obama is making yet another public relations round to convince the American public that the economy is on the track towardWashington Times
Apr 16 2019
On Tax Day, both sides weigh in on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which took effect this year. (House.gov)
“Independent analyses have consistently found that a large majority of Americans would owe less because of the law. Preliminary data based on tax filings has shown the same… [but] a survey conducted in early April for The New York Times by the online research platform SurveyMonkeyThe Flip Side
May 22 2019
Are Millennials Responsible for Their Own Student Debt?
Most college students borrow responsibly but the media can't stop showcasing people whose behavior is inexplicable and indefensible.
As the father to sons who are 25 and 17 years old, I love millennials and Generation Z. But it's getting harder and harder to feel sympathy for kids born between 1981 and 2012 (give or take).
It's not all—or maybe even mostly—their fault. Much ofReason
Dec 15 2016
Russia: Friend or FoeOur relationship and future path with Russia has been a consistent undercurrent in much of the news this week. First there was Donald Trump's pick of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State and the mixed reactions to that cabinet pick. Some applauded Tillerson's extensive international experience building relationships with foreign leaders as ExxonMobil's CEO while others were very concerned with John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Jul 28 2016
Story of the Week: The Democratic ConventionIf you were an alien dropped from outer space to the U.S. last week and you watched the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, you might assume these conventions have been discussing two different countries entirely. You might even decide there are two different Donald Trumps and Hillary Clintons, based on how the two camps describe each other. As we did last week for the GOP convention John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Jun 02 2014
Think Obamacare helped you? You're probably a Democrat
Republicans are five times less likely to say they've been helped by Obamacare than Democrats — and about half as likely to know someone who has gained coverage through the law.
Those are some of the key findings from the newest Kaiser Family Foundation poll. They could suggest that Democrats really are way more likely to get help from Obamacare — and know way more people getting help,Vox
Jun 02 2015
NTSB report: No equipment issue on Amtrak crash
A preliminary report released Tuesday by federal crash investigators found no anomalies with the braking system of the train or the signals and track at the site of the May 12 Amtrak derailment that killed eight passengers, and injured 200 other passengers and crew.
The National Transportation Safety Board previously noted the train had been traveling at 106 mph before the emergencyUSA TODAY
Aug 07 2019
Audit: Google Heavily Favors CNN and Left Media in Mass Shooting Coverage
The days following two tragic mass shootings in Dayton, OH and El Paso, TX were extremely active for newsrooms nationwide. But readers who used Google to learn about the shootings may have seen an overwhelming majority of news from left-leaning media sources — CNN, the New York Times and the Washington Post in particular — rather than a mix of news sources from the leftAllSides Staff
May 18 2023
Montana Becomes the First State to Entirely Ban TikTok
On Wednesday, Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte (R) signed a law making it illegal for TikTok to operate in the state. The bill will become effective on Jan. 1, 2024.
Key Points: The bill will punish TikTok and app stores that make the app available to Montana residents up to $10,000 for each violation, and then up to $10,000 each day the violation continues. It's expected to face legalAssociated Press National Review Reuters