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Sweden supporters enjoy the atmosphere prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Republic of Ireland and Sweden at Stade de France on June 13, 2016 in Paris, France.

The 27 countries in the world with the most freedom

Freedom House, an independent watchdog organization, measures freedom in terms of civil liberties and political rights for an annual report.

Americans have less freedom now because of Trump and Russian election interference, a new report warns

The Land of the Free is the 58th freest country in the world, according to Freedom House, an independent watchdog that measures political rights and democratic institutions.

The Trump administration’s extreme vetting plan is being blasted as a ‘digital Muslim ban’

Tech experts say the Trump administration's extreme vetting plan will likely be riddled with inaccuracies and target innocent people who pose no threat.

The CIA paid psychologists $81 million to devise brutal tactics for use on terror suspects, and they’re suing

Public documents suggest the CIA program was led by military psychologists John Bruce Jessen and James Mitchell, whose techniques are widely seen as torture.

The ACLU has received nearly $1 million in donations since Donald Trump’s election

The organization promised its "full firepower" if Trump follows through with some of the proposals he campaigned on.

Half of American adults appear in facial recognition databases — and police are using them with almost no oversight

Not one state has passed a comprehensive law regulating police departments' use of the technology.

An experimental policing tool is gaining traction across the country — and there are major civil-liberties concerns

Critics are raising red flags, saying the practice could easily lead to racial profiling.