Long before the Beatles invaded America, a rock star took Europe by storm as part of the Revolutionary War: Benjamin Franklin.
The publication of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense caused a sensation in early1776 as it explained the need for freedom. But it was a second series of pamphlets published on December 19 of that year that inspire a huge American military victory.
President Barack Obama is releasing a critical report today about the National Security Agency that calls for more than 40 major reforms, after parts of the report were leaked to the press last week.
On December 18, 1944, the Supreme Court announced one of its most shocking decisions ever. The Korematsu decision is still controversial, since it allowed the federal government to detain a person based on their race during a wartime situation.
Kody Brown, the star of the TV series Sister Wives, has won a key legal battle in his constitutional fight to Utah’s bigamy statute. The question now is if Brown’s case will make it to the highest court in the land.