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Lawsuit: 22 Girls Were Strip-Searched in Choir Class

A Fifth Circuit court of appeals sends the case to court

(Newser) - The mothers of two girls who were allegedly strip-searched in a Houston middle school will get their day in court after all, KTRK reports. The two moms say their girls' civil rights were violated when nurses at Lanier Middle School looked under the clothing of 22 female students for $50... More »

Geraldo: I Was 'Raped' by TSA Agent

'My junk was junked' on way to Afghanistan, he says

(Newser) - Geraldo Rivera says he was "manually raped" by a New York airport security guard on his way to cover a story in Afghanistan. "The last time I flew to Afghanistan, I got manually raped by a guy," he said on Fox and Friends . "The scanner wasn'... More »

FBI Illegally Searched Phone Records for Years

Thousands targeted, including Times and Post reporters

(Newser) - From 2002 to 2006, the FBI repeatedly violated its own rules, collecting more than 2,000 telephone records by declaring terror emergencies that didn't exist, and then never following up with the letters required to justify such searches. As the bureau strained to gather intelligence more quickly in the wake... More »

Angie Tops Yahoo's List of Most-Searched Women

(Newser) - Yahoo! has released a list of its 10 most-searched women of the year, including obvious honorees and some more off the radar:
  • Angelina Jolie: The birth of her twins, box-office success, and a dramatic turn in Changeling made Jolie the most-searched woman on the engine.
  • Sarah Palin: Given her brief
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