- 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
- Report faults oversight of foreign student program Updated: Mar-07-14 4:05 pm
- Saudi Arabia names Brotherhood a terrorist group Updated: Mar-07-14 2:37 pm
- UK anti-terror officer moved over spying scandal Updated: Mar-07-14 1:58 pm
- Senate approves 3 Homeland Security nominees Updated: Mar-06-14 4:48 pm
- Gen. Dempsey: NSA leaks will cost billions Updated: Mar-06-14 12:25 pm
- Indiana flood victims hesitant to relocate Updated: Mar-06-14 11:52 am
- Reporter to talk about national security in Okla. Updated: Mar-06-14 3:19 am
- Obama asks top aide Susan Rice to travel to Israel Updated: Mar-05-14 9:04 pm
- Al-Jazeera reporter speaks at Egyptian trial Updated: Mar-05-14 3:06 pm
- Obama budget has $300M for Kansas NBAF project Updated: Mar-04-14 5:09 pm
- 2015 defense plan would keep links to Europe Updated: Mar-04-14 4:49 pm
- Agency-by-agency summary of Obama budget Updated: Mar-04-14 11:47 am
- Experts skeptical of Kunming link to global terror Updated: Mar-04-14 3:10 am
- Telecoms push back on proposed NSA plan Updated: Mar-03-14 1:56 pm
- Odd couple at center of Russian helicopter inquiry Updated: Mar-01-14 8:39 am
- Wounded warriors take on child pornographers Updated: Mar-01-14 1:04 am
- Homeland Security reviewing border use-of-force Updated: Feb-28-14 6:47 pm
- Officials: Al-Qaida plots comeback in Afghanistan Updated: Feb-28-14 9:39 am
- Germany: no spy deal with US anytime soon Updated: Feb-28-14 9:25 am
- Homeland Security awards contact for border towers Updated: Feb-27-14 6:27 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
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 government is falling short in assessing the risks of a program that allows tens of thousands of foreign students to stay in the United States and work for close to 2 1/2 years, according to a newly released report from the Government Accountability Office.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia identified the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group along with al-Qaida and others Friday, warning those who join them or support them they could face five to 30 years in prison.
LONDON - London's top counterterrorism police officer was removed from his post Friday after he was implicated in a report that concluded the force spied on the family of a murdered teenager - a notorious killing whose aftermath exposed police racism and incompetence.
WASHINGTON - The Senate has confirmed three of President Barack Obama's Homeland Security nominees.
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.
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - The thought of leaving her flooded-out home on Barton Beach Road brings Carla Johnson to the point of tears, but she's ready to go if the government will make a buyout offer - almost any reasonable offer.
EDMOND, Oklahoma - A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who works at the New York Times will give a speech at the University of Central Oklahoma about national security and privacy next week.
WASHINGTON - The White House says President Barack Obama has asked National Security Adviser Susan Rice to travel to Israel in May. Her visit comes after bilateral talks this week between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Obama. Rice would lead the U.S. delegation to the U.S.-Israel Consultative Group.
CAIRO - An Egyptian-Canadian journalist working for Al-Jazeera English told an Egyptian court Wednesday that he could "never possibly betray his country," testifying in a case accusing him and other colleagues of being terrorists.
TOPEKA, Kansas - President Barack Obama is proposing Congress provide another infusion of cash to continue construction of a new biosecurity lab in Kansas.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said Tuesday its spending plan for 2015 would begin to reshape the military after more than a decade of war without lessening America's commitment to support European allies at a time of tension with Russia.
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KUNMING, China - China says the vicious slashing spree that killed 29 people in a southern city was the work of separatists linked to international terrorism, but the assailants' homespun methods and low-tech weapons - nothing more than long knives - have led some analysts to suspect they didn't get outside help.
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.
WASHINGTON - The ties between a former Army colonel and a Russian entrepreneur are at the heart of a criminal investigation into a program that supplies American allies with Russian helicopters.
TAMPA, Florida - Men who have seen and suffered the horrors of combat steel themselves each day for a job some find just as wrenching: fighting child sex crimes back home.
WASHINGTON - New Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is reviewing the department's use-of-force policies, a Homeland Security official said Friday.
WASHINGTON - Al-Qaida's Afghanistan leader is laying the groundwork to relaunch his war-shattered organization once the United States and international forces withdraw from the country, as they have warned they will do without a security agreement from the Afghan government, U.S. officials say.
BERLIN - The German government is conceding that it doesn't expect to reach agreement with Washington in the foreseeable future on a hoped-for "no-spy" deal.
WASHINGTON - The Homeland Security Department has awarded a $145 million contract for a series of border security towers to be built along the Mexican border in Arizona.
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.