Friday links (5/23/14)

The government now claims that the Tsarnaevs had help building the bombs used in the Boston Marathon bombing and that the bombs were built outside Tamerlan Tsarnaev's apartment. But that's the exact opposite of what they previously claimed. Yesterday marked one year since the fatal shooting of Ibragim Todashev by the FBI, but we still have more questions than answers.

Man sues the Boston Police Department after they failed to act on his complaint about being falsely arrested for more than a year.

A Fall River police lieutenant who was just arrested for domestic violence is being allowed to retire which means he will be able to collect his full pension. This was his third arrest. The previous two were for drunk driving and public masturbation.

Massachusetts state Senate passes bill to remove licensing requirement for buying pepper spray.

Kade Crockford of the ACLU looks at the new Justice Department policy requiring the FBI to record interrogations and says it's full of loopholes and won't affect the majority of FBI interrogations.

The USA FREEDOM Act, which was supposed to curb NSA surveillance, has been passed by the House, but in watered-down form. Many of the bills original supporters have spoken out against the changes to the bill.