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Stories with organization: American Civil Liberties Union
  • Nebraska ends ban on driver's licenses for immigrant youths 
    Updated: May-28-15 6:09 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska ended the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children, after the Legislature voted Thursday to override a veto from the state's new Republican governor.

  • Emails show FBI privacy concerns about license-plate readers 
    Updated: May-15-15 2:00 pm

    WASHINGTON - The FBI has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in license-plate reader technology, but it halted a purchase order at least temporarily after lawyers raised privacy concerns about the surveillance three years ago, according to emails and other documents obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Directors' guild blames studios, networks for gender bias story has photos
    Updated: May-12-15 10:58 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The Directors Guild of America says networks and studios are to blame for the "deplorable" dearth of female directors in Hollywood, following a call by the American Civil Liberties Union for an investigation into the industry's "systemic failure" to hire female directors.

  • Nevada ACLU says too many bills create new crimes 
    Updated: May-10-15 12:08 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada civil rights activists say they're concerned about dozens of proposals before the state Legislature that would create or extend criminal penalties on everything from spraying graffiti to flying a drone while drunk.

  • Video shows white officer kicking black man in face story has photos
    Updated: May-08-15 1:25 am

    DOVER, Delaware - A police dashcam video released Thursday shows a black suspect being kicked in the face by a white police officer who was charged this week with assault.

  • US appeals court: NSA phone record collection is excessive 
    Updated: May-07-15 11:07 am

    NEW YORK - The bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed, a federal appeals court said Thursday as it asked Congress to step in and decide how best to balance national security and privacy interests.