| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on...
| Jun 23, 2013
If a person in government says the sun will come up tomorrow, it's sensible to believe that person — but not until the first rays seep over the horizon. Skepticism is even more justified when the government has been caught hiding something from...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:40 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says it appears the much-criticized national electronic surveillance program foiled "dozens" of terrorist plots.
Michigan Republican Rep. Mike Rogers, who will preside over an open...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration faced fresh anger Monday at home and abroad over U.S. spy programs that track phone and Internet messages around the world in the hope of thwarting terrorist threats. But a senior intelligence official said...
| Jun 9, 2013
The disclosure of the federal government's hugely expansive monitoring of phone calls and online communications as part of its fight against terror came as a surprise even to people who pay attention to these things. It's amazing, in fact, that any...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:59 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Edward Snowden identified himself Sunday as a principal source behind revelations about the National Security Agency's sweeping phone and Internet surveillance programs. Five things to know about the disclosures:
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The Obama administration faced fresh anger Monday at home and abroad over U.S. spy programs that track phone and Internet messages around the world in the hope of thwarting terrorist threats.
But a senior intelligence official said there are no plans to...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Mike Rogers has pulled off a rare feat in a bitterly divided Congress — a working, productive relationship with Democrats in overseeing the nation's 16 spy agencies.
The question now is whether the...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Then CIA-Director David Petraeus objected to the final talking points the Obama administration used after the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, because he wanted to see more details revealed to the...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:38 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House release of some 100 pages of emails and notes about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year has failed to satisfy congressional Republicans, who are demanding more information....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Four La Cañada Flintridge residents completed the Boston Marathon on Monday before two deadly bombs exploded near the finish area.
One of them was 26-year-old Maryann Boosalis, who completed the 26.2-mile event roughly 45 minutes before the first...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:24 AM
BOSTON (AP) — Sixteen hours after investigators began interrogating him, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings went silent: he'd just been read his constitutional rights.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev immediately stopped talking after a...