• Domestic terrorismFBI Issues Alert about Extremists’ Plan to Disrupt Biden’s Inauguration

    The FBI is warning state and local and law enforcement around the country of plans for violent action by right-wing extremists in the day leading up to the inauguration of Joe Biden on 20 January. According to the FBI, various right-wing extremist groups are planning a series of protests in the capitals of all fifty states between 16 and 20 January, and in Washington, D.C. between the 17 and 20 of January.

  • Surviving gun shotsClaim of greatly improved survival rate for gunshot victims debunked

    The survival rate of U.S. gunshot victims has not shown a marked improvement, as other recent studies have suggested, according to new research. The purported increase in survival rate had been credited to improvements in emergency treatment and medical care of critically injured patients. But on close analysis, researchers found problems in the way data was collected and coded.

  • WhistleblowersOffice of law firm representing State Department whistleblower burglarized

    The Dallas, Texas offices of the law firm representing State Department whistleblower Aurelia Fedenisn were burglarized two weeks ago. The two burglars stole three computers. Cary Schulman, a partner in the firm, said: “It’s clear to me that it was somebody looking for information and not money. My most high-profile case right now is the Aurelia Fedenisn case, and I can’t think of any other case where someone would go to these great lengths to get our information.”