- New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims Updated: Apr-15-14 11:05 pm
- Militia leader pleads guilty to ID theft Updated: Apr-15-14 5:43 pm
- Could police have averted the Boston bombings? Updated: Apr-15-14 5:37 pm
- Pittsburgh FBI office gets new agent-in-charge Updated: Apr-15-14 8:43 am
- Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for bombing coverage Updated: Apr-15-14 6:44 am
- NY lawmaker calls Pulitzer decision 'disgraceful' Updated: Apr-14-14 6:05 pm
- Snowden says Pulitzer Prize is a 'vindication' Updated: Apr-14-14 6:05 pm
- Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo Updated: Apr-13-14 7:37 pm
- NSC backs disclosing software vulnerabilities Updated: Apr-12-14 8:28 pm
- Leaked findings paint pattern of CIA deception Updated: Apr-11-14 7:33 pm
- 2 reporters who probed NSA surveillance back in US Updated: Apr-11-14 4:45 pm
- Report: No missed opportunities in Boston attack Updated: Apr-11-14 4:16 am
- Mass. ACLU sues for documents about terrorism unit Updated: Apr-10-14 6:54 pm
- Ex-NSA exec says spy programs violate Constitution Updated: Apr-10-14 4:31 pm
- Senate committee orders review of 'Cuban Twitter' Updated: Apr-10-14 2:22 pm
- Call of cyber duty: Military academies take on NSA Updated: Apr-10-14 11:58 am
- US officials reject Rubio claim about CIA report Updated: Apr-09-14 5:39 pm
- Sharpton opens civil rights annual; Obama expected Updated: Apr-09-14 3:49 pm
- Head of German NSA inquiry quits over Snowden row Updated: Apr-09-14 6:43 am
- Al Sharpton says report of FBI cooperation not new Updated: Apr-08-14 4:51 pm
- Court rejects early appeal of surveillance ruling Updated: Apr-07-14 1:50 pm
- 'I-55 Bandit' bank robber gets 5 years in prison Updated: Apr-04-14 4:10 pm
- FBI seeks man in child pornography probe Updated: Apr-02-14 2:17 pm
- American spy's release would be high-stakes gamble Updated: Apr-02-14 3:15 am
- US confirms warrantless searches of Americans Updated: Apr-01-14 5:56 pm
NEW YORK - A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS - A self-described militia commander from Minnesota who was charged with stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit at Fort Bragg in North Carolina has pleaded guilty to identity theft.
BOSTON - It was a shocking slaying in a Boston suburb that sometimes goes years without one homicide, let alone three at once. The victims' throats had been sliced in a home on a tree-lined street, marijuana and cash strewn over their bodies.
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh's FBI office has a new boss.
NEW YORK - An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.
MINEOLA, New York - The head of the House Homeland Security subcommittee on counterterrorism and intelligence calls the decision to award a Pulitzer Prize in the NSA leaking case "disgraceful."
NEW YORK - National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says giving the Pulitzer Prize in public service to those who reported on the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts is "vindication."
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, taken in a van with covered windows on a circuitous trek to disguise the route on the scrub brush-and-cactus covered military base.
WASHINGTON - Disclosing vulnerabilities in commercial and open source software is in the national interest and shouldn't be withheld from the public unless there is a clear national security or law enforcement need, President Barack Obama's National Security Council said Saturday.
WASHINGTON - A controversial torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee paints a pattern of CIA deception about the effectiveness of waterboarding and other brutal interrogation methods used on terror suspects after the Sept. 11 attacks, according to leaked findings. The committee said it will ask the Justice Department to investigate how the material was published.
NEW YORK - Two reporters central to revealing the massive U.S. government surveillance effort returned to the United States on Friday for the first time since the story broke and used the occasion to praise their exiled source: Edward Snowden.
WASHINGTON - A review of how the government's intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year concluded that it was impossible to know whether anything could have been done differently to prevent the attack.
BOSTON - The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts filed a lawsuit Thursday against the FBI and the U.S. Attorney in Boston for failing to provide documents about a joint terrorism unit involved in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation including a Florida man allegedly linked to one of the bombers.
SALT LAKE CITY - The National Security Agency's sweeping secret surveillance programs are violating Americans' constitutional rights, and a new warehouse in Utah is a symbol of the agency's unbridled power and extraordinary secrecy, a former agency executive said Thursday in Utah.
WASHINGTON - The Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked the U.S. Agency for International Development on Thursday to turn over all records about the Obama administration's secret Cuban twitter program as part of a broader review of the agency's civil-society efforts worldwide.
WEST POINT, New York - If Douglas MacArthur or Ulysses S. Grant went to the U.S. Military Academy today, they might be testing their defensive skills hunched in front of a computer screen.
WASHINGTON - The State Department is seeking the declassification of a 10-month-old letter expressing its concerns about a controversial Senate torture review, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
NEW YORK - The Rev. Al Sharpton opened his annual civil rights conference Wednesday, which President Barack Obama plans to attend, amid revelations about the activist's cooperation with the FBI in a 1980s mob investigation.
NEW YORK - The Rev. Al Sharpton admitted on Tuesday that he helped the FBI investigate New York Mafia figures in the 1980s, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday declined an early look at a constitutional challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records, instead allowing the dispute to work its way through the usual lower-court process.
ST. LOUIS - A serial bank robber the FBI dubbed the "I-55 Bandit" for some of the 10 holdups he pulled off in five states as a teenager was sentenced Friday to five years in federal prison.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public's help in identifying an unknown man as part of a child pornography investigation.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is bringing the U.S. closer than it has been in years to granting convicted spy Jonathan Pollard an early release in a high-stakes gamble to advance Mideast peace talks.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has conducted warrantless searches of Americans' communications as part of the National Security Agency's surveillance operations that target foreigners located outside of the U.S., the administration's top intelligence official confirmed in a letter to Congress disclosed Tuesday.