The controversy over National Security Agency data mining has spawned columns featuring ominous references to Orwell and Kafka, reassurances from politicians and jokes (made on the Internet, of course) about the government peeking through the b
The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that human DNA cannot be patented.
The case focused on two genes that help detect breast cancer.
All nine Supreme Court justices agreed only synthetic DNA can be patented.
A top-secret program that collects phone records of Americans is legal, conducted properly and possibly could have helped detect a 9/11 hijacker had it been in place before the 2001 terrorist attacks, FBI Director Robert Mueller said Thursday.<
Retail spending jumped in May, helped by consumers hitting dealer showrooms to buy cars.
The U.S. government report released Thursday showed a 0.6% increase in sales in the month, up from the modest 0.1% rise a month earlier.