| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Under pressure over the revelation of secret surveillance programs, the director of the National Security Agency is scheduled to appear before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.
A committee aide described the testimony of Gen. Keith Alexander,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Under growing pressure over recently disclosed surveillance programs, the head of the National Security Agency told lawmakers Tuesday that gathering telephone data and monitoring Internet use has helped to disrupt more than 50 "potential terrorist events"...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger has a lot on his mind. As the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, he's had to defend the secret domestic surveillance program revealed to British Newspaper The Guardian by a former Maryland resident. And he'...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Privacy advocates expressed outrage Thursday over revelations that the National Security Agency has been collecting telephone records of virtually every phone call made in the United States for seven years, but the Obama administration and a bipartisan...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review.
You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A Defense Science Board report made public last week contained shocking allegations about the extent of Chinese military hacking of American defense technologies. Though China's government denies it — huffily insisting that it has no need for...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 8:54 AM
A little-noticed provision in a massive, $633 billion military spending bill approved by Congress last week will end a decade-old battle over whether to ease export restrictions on U.S. satellite technology.
If signed by President Barack Obama, the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:04 AM
It's like a recurring bad dream.
March: Hackers allegedly steal the credit card numbers from 1.5 million Visa and MasterCard customers by breaking into the computer systems of the company's payment processor in New York. The thieves stockpiled the stolen...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will not recognize the annexation of Crimea by Russia if residents of the region vote to leave Ukraine in a referendum next week, U.S. national security official Tony Blinken said on Sunday.
Crimean officials have...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
I'm not ashamed to admit it: I love politics. I've been at it for decades. It's important. It's fun. I've made a good living out of it, as campaign manager, candidate and commentator. But there are times when partisan politics has no place. And this is...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. intelligence agencies disagreed on whether Russian President Vladimir Putin would order military intervention last week in Ukraine, officials said Tuesday, and the House Intelligence Committee is examining what caused the differing...