posted: 03/12/2014 5:23 a.m.
The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday accused the CIA of improperly removing documents from computers that committee staff members had been using to complete a report on the agency’s detention program, saying the move was part of an effort to intimidate the committee.
posted: 03/12/2014 5:19 a.m.
Wealthy Democratic environmentalists are considering withholding support for a 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential bid unless she reassures them about their top priority: killing the Keystone XL pipeline.
posted: 03/12/2014 5:18 a.m.
A campaign adviser to Hillary Rodham Clinton was involved in an off the-books operation to help the former first lady’s 2008 presidential campaign in four states and Puerto Rico, according to federal court documents.
posted: 03/12/2014 5:16 a.m.
With less than a month remaining in the first enrollment period, more than 4.2 million Americans have signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by President Barack Obama’s health law, administration officials announced Tuesday.
posted: 03/12/2014 5:14 a.m.
Military officials and lawyers for an Army general accused of sexual assault said Tuesday that they had entered into plea negotiations to find a possible resolution to the case, and the judge overseeing the trial sent their jurors back to their ordinary duties for an indefinite period.
posted: 03/12/2014 5:11 a.m.
A British man testifying in the terror trial of Osama bin Laden’s son-in law said Tuesday that he flew on planes over the Middle East and Europe with explosives in a shoe after the Sept. 11 attacks but didn’t detonate them because he was saving the bomb for an attack over America.
posted: 03/12/2014 5:11 a.m.
A detainee at Guantanamo Bay is challenging force-feeding practices at the facility imposed on prisoners who go on hunger strikes.
posted: 03/12/2014 5:06 a.m.
Vice Adm. Michael Rogers, President Barack Obama’s nominee to run the National Security Agency, told a Senate committee Tuesday that he had seen evidence of broad cyberattacks on the new Ukraine government, but he declined to say whether the Russian government was the source, or how much damage the attacks had done.
posted: 03/12/2014 5:05 a.m.
Ten months after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the nation’s surveillance court delivered a ruling that intelligence officials consider a milestone in the secret history of U.S. spying and privacy law.
posted: 03/12/2014 5:03 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “Why would anyone in his right mind be director of NSA right now?” John Schindler, a former National Security Agency officer, referring to Vice Adm. Michael Rogers, whose nomination to run the much-scrutinized agency is being reviewed by the Senate Armed Services Committee
posted: 03/12/2014 5:02 a.m.
A May 5 trial date was set Tuesday for Justin Bieber in the Florida case charging him with driving under the influence, resisting arrest and possessing an invalid driver’s license.
posted: 03/12/2014 5:01 a.m.
Nadya Suleman, 38, who has 14 children and is sometimes referred to as “Octomom,” pleaded innocent in Los Angeles to welfare fraud, accused of failing to reveal all of her earnings, and is to return to court next month if her case isn’t resolved before then.
posted: 03/12/2014 4:57 a.m.
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will trim 10 highway projects worth an estimated $62 million from a list of projects to be awarded contracts next month because agency officials anticipate that the federal government will cut back highway reimbursements to states before the fiscal year ends in September.
posted: 03/11/2014 10:05 a.m.
TRENTON, N.J. — Lawyers for two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration will go in court to try to persuade a judge not to force them to turn over text messages and other private communications to New Jersey legislators investigating the matter.
posted: 03/11/2014 9:08 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress as part of its investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program.