“Despite hopes that the internet could change the fundamental nature of political participation, it is still the case that the well-educated and relatively well-off are more likely to take part in civic life both online and offline,” a new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life project has found. The report found a significant Read more

Charges have been filed against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing case. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, is accused of conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction. Democratic Sens. Schumer and Feinstein are among those calling for the death penalty. Mr. Schumer compared the case of Mr. Tsarnaev, a naturalized U.S. citizen, to that Read more

Moments after the Boston Marathon bombings took place authorities solicited images from the public to help track down suspects. Many images of the finish line were also added to Reddit where internet denizens tried their hand at cracking the case. It turns out the crowdsourced manhunt was as effective as the New York Post, which Read more