- Germany rejects Snowden claim it bowed to NSA Updated: Mar-10-14 12:26 pm
- US network to scan workers with secret clearances Updated: Mar-10-14 10:14 am
- FBI seeks suspects in South Georgia bank robbery Updated: Mar-08-14 12:29 pm
- Judge rejects Justice request on phone records Updated: Mar-07-14 4:46 pm
- ACLU asks appeals court to undo phone data ruling Updated: Mar-07-14 4:12 pm
- Gen. Dempsey: NSA leaks will cost billions Updated: Mar-06-14 12:25 pm
- CIA investigates whether officers spied on Senate Updated: Mar-05-14 7:58 pm
- Richmond FBI division gets new leader Updated: Mar-04-14 5:21 pm
- Telecoms push back on proposed NSA plan Updated: Mar-03-14 1:56 pm
- FBI uses billboards to help find suspected bomber Updated: Feb-28-14 9:14 pm
- Art stolen from Cuban museum, turns up in Miami Updated: Feb-28-14 6:08 pm
- Report: UK spies intercept webcam pics, nudity Updated: Feb-27-14 3:56 pm
- Documents shed light on 2010 Minnesota FBI raids Updated: Feb-27-14 3:28 pm
- Justice Dept wants NSA phone records kept longer Updated: Feb-26-14 5:01 pm
- NSA surveillance: A new door to court challenges? Updated: Feb-26-14 4:37 pm
- Convictions of 5 Italians thrown out in CIA case Updated: Feb-24-14 3:29 pm
- Report: US drone may have killed dozen civilians Updated: Feb-20-14 9:49 am
- Government drops plan to collect license tag data Updated: Feb-19-14 8:58 pm
- Minn. man claims win over National Security Agency Updated: Feb-19-14 7:17 pm
- UK court backs detention of journalist's partner Updated: Feb-19-14 1:13 pm
- 'Counterfeit Agent' a pulsating, timely thriller Updated: Feb-19-14 1:10 pm
- Md. man charged in death of 3-year-old adopted son Updated: Feb-19-14 12:34 pm
- Md. man charged in death of 3-year-old adopted son Updated: Feb-18-14 6:55 pm
- NSA surveillance exposes political party divisions Updated: Feb-18-14 11:48 am
- What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA Updated: Feb-17-14 10:49 am
BERLIN - Germany on Monday dismissed a claim by NSA leaker Edward Snowden that it had bowed to U.S. demands to water down privacy rights for German citizens.
WASHINGTON - U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
ALAPAHA, Georgia - The Federal Bureau of Investigation and local police and sheriff's deputies are searching for suspects in the armed robbery of a south Georgia bank.
WASHINGTON - A federal judge has rejected a Justice Department request to keep telephone records collected by the National Security Agency beyond a five-year limit, saying that to do so would further infringe on the privacy interests of U.S. citizens.
NEW YORK - A federal appeals court should outlaw the National Security Agency's collection of millions of Americans' telephone records, concentrating searches instead on terror suspects, civil liberties lawyers said in papers filed seeking a reversal of a lower-court judge who ruled the program was legal and necessary to fight terrorism.
WASHINGTON - The top U.S. military officer says it will take two years of study and billions of dollars to overcome the loss of security to military operations and tactics that were revealed in the massive stash of documents taken by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
WASHINGTON - The CIA is investigating whether its officers improperly monitored members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which oversees the intelligence agency, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Richmond Division has a new leader.
WASHINGTON - When Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants united in outrage last summer over the National Security Agency's unfettered spying, telecommunications giants such as AT&T, Verizon and Sprint -whose customers are also the targets of secret government spying- remained noticeably mum.
SAN FRANCISCO - In its quest to find a suspected domestic terrorist on the lam for a decade, the FBI on Friday began placing his image on billboards across the country.
HAVANA - Dozens of works of art were secretly taken from a storage facility at Cuba's flagship National Museum of Fine Arts and some have surfaced across the Florida Straits in Miami, museum and gallery officials said Friday.
LONDON - Britain's signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo users' webcam videos, according to the Guardian newspaper, which also reported that the years-long operation has swept up a huge haul of intimate photographs.
MINNEAPOLIS - Newly unsealed documents allege Minnesota war protesters told an undercover FBI informant they believed in violent, armed revolution against the U.S. and raised money for Colombian and Palestinian organizations the government considers to be terrorists.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is asking a secret federal court to let the government keep telephone records collected by the National Security Agency beyond a five-year limit, arguing that it has an obligation to retain evidence in lawsuits it is facing.
WASHINGTON - A Brooklyn man in prison for terrorism may have a new opportunity to challenge his conviction because the government only recently told him how it obtained evidence it intended to use against him. It was through one of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs.
ROME - Italy's top criminal court on Monday tossed out the convictions of five Italian intelligence agents accused of kidnapping an Egyptian cleric as a terror suspect 11 years ago as part of the CIA's extraordinary rendition program.
WASHINGTON - A U.S. military drone strike in Yemen last December may have killed up to a dozen civilians on their way to a wedding and injured others, including the bride, a human rights group says. U.S. officials say only members of al-Qaida were killed, but they have refused to make public the details of two U.S. investigations into the incident.
WASHINGTON - The Homeland Security Department abruptly reversed course Wednesday and dropped plans to ask a private company to give the government access to a nationwide database of license plate tracking information.
SAUK RAPIDS, Minnesota - Federal authorities have dropped an attempt to stop a Minnesota man from marketing merchandise poking fun at the National Security Agency for its surveillance of citizens, including T-shirts bearing the NSA's official seal and the slogan, "The only part of the government that actually listens."
LONDON - Britain's High Court on Wednesday endorsed the decision by police to hold journalist Glenn Greenwald's partner at a London airport on terrorism grounds last summer. The ruling sent chills through free expression advocates and media groups.
"The Counterfeit Agent" (Putnam), by Alex Berenson
DAMASCUS, Maryland - A Maryland man and military combat veteran has been charged in the fatal beating of his 3-year-old son who was adopted months earlier from South Korea, police said.
DAMASCUS, Maryland - A Maryland man and military combat veteran has been charged in the fatal beating of his 3-year-old son who was adopted months earlier from Korea, police said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - The debate roiling the U.S. political landscape about whether to continue the dragnet surveillance of Americans' phone records is highlighting divisions within the Democratic and Republican parties, creating splits in each party that could have consequences ahead of the 2014 congressional elections and the 2016 presidential contest.
WASHINGTON - Hoyt Sparks says he has no use for liberal Democrats and their "socialistic, Marxist, communist" ways.