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Stories with person: Leon Panetta
  • Showtime documetary collects all of the former CIA chiefs 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 10:59 am

    NEW YORK - After making a documentary about presidential chiefs of staff two years ago, filmmaker Jules Naudet joked about focusing on another important government job where it would seem next to impossible to get interview subjects to speak candidly, if at all.

  • He jumped into Normandy, ran spies in Moscow, retired at 90 story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-25-15 3:07 am

    WASHINGTON - Hugh Montgomery never wrote a memoir. That just wasn't done among his generation of spies.

  • Obama and Hollande pledge solidarity against Islamic State story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-24-15 8:53 pm

    WASHINGTON - In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State and bolster intelligence sharing following the deadly attacks in Paris. They called on Russia to join the international efforts, but only if Moscow ends its support for Syria's embattled president.

  • White House asks allies to step up in IS campaign story has photos
    Updated: Nov-23-15 7:22 pm

    WASHINGTON - The White House urged allies on Monday to do more in the campaign against the Islamic State, while President Barack Obama faced pressure in return to show the U.S.-led coalition will intensify efforts in response to the Paris attacks, even without a major shift in strategy.

  • California Congressman Farr to retire after 20-plus years 
    Updated: Nov-12-15 11:55 pm

    FRESNO, California - Democratic U.S. Rep. Sam Farr of California will retire at the end of his term in 2017, ending a career in Congress spanning nearly a quarter-century, he announced Thursday.