The FBI illegally dipped into driver's license photo databases from 16 states, as well as passport and visa photo databases from the State Department, to compile 411.9 million images for use in facial recognition. For more about this breaking story, click here.
Prince's sister says the superstar musician had no known will and filed paperwork Tuesday asking a Minnesota court to appoint a special administrator to oversee his estate, though the size of his fortune is unclear. Click here for the full story.
Amy Williams filed a wrongful death lawsuit against one of the world's largest laboratories, claiming her son's death could have been prevented if Quest Diagnostics had properly reported that her son had a genetic mutation linked with a rare seizure disorder. For the full story, click here.
New York Considers 'Textalyzer' Law That Would Allow Cops to Test Cellphones for Texting While Driving
Move aside, Breathalyzer. Police in New York may soon be equipped with a "Textalyzer," a device that can determine if a driver involved in a crash was driving while texting. For more, click here.
A protester arrested Monday at the Arizona Capitol after a raucous hearing on the botched presidential primary vote was booked on a felony charge because a safety pin in his pocket injured a state trooper. Click here for the full story.
Justice Scalia's death this past weekend could wreak havoc on the Republican party and the U.S. Supreme Court. If President Obama gets his way and appoints a liberal to the bench, the Supreme Court will now swing 5-4 in favor of liberals, as this TIME article explains.
The founder of the popular hot yoga method, Bikram Yoga, was recently ordered by an L.A. jury to pay $924,500 to a female attorney after finding he had sexually harassed her, inappropriately touched her and tried to get her to stay with him in his hotel suite. Click here for the full story.
With the opening of tax season today, the Treasury Department issued a strong warning today about the ever-increasing scam where someone posing as an IRS agent calls you and threatens criminal action unless a certain sum is immediately paid. You know this is a scam because the IRS sends letters rather than calling taxpayers. For the full story, click here.
With news of an 18% decline in revenue last quarter, University of Phoenix's parent company, Apollo Education Group, stated it has decided to explore "strategic alternatives," which could mean a change of control, a sale or other alternatives. Click here for more.
According to a recent federal court ruling, the macaque who famously took a selfie of himself cannot legally be declared the owner of the copyright's image. U.S. District Judge William Orrick was unwilling to extend the protection offered under the Copyright Act to animals, at least until Congress says otherwise. Click here for the full story.