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Govt obtains wide AP phone records in probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive called a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into […]

05/13/2013

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva (r), mother of the two Boston bombing suspects, and Anzor Tsarnaev (l), father of the two Boston bombing suspects, Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia. (AP Photo)

Boston bombing suspects’ mom in terror database

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two government officials tell The Associated Press that U.S. intelligence agencies added the Boston bombing suspects’ mother to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack.

04/26/2013

John Brennan (AP Photo)

Obama taps Hagel for Pentagon, Brennan for CIA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the CIA, two potentially controversial picks for his second-term national security team.

01/07/2013

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Congress tightens belt, trims spy budget for 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has drastically trimmed the budget for U.S. spies and satellites for 2013, though not quite as deeply as the White House wanted.

12/31/2012

Petraeus believed terrorists behind Libya attack

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ex-CIA Director David Petraeus has told Congress that references to militant groups Ansar al-Shariah and al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb were removed from the agency’s draft talking points of what sparked the […]

11/16/2012

Petraeus: I didn't give any classified information to Broadwell

WASHINGTON (AP) – Former CIA Director David Petraeus says he never gave any classified information to Paula Broadwell. He spoke to CNN in his first interview since he was forced to resign because of his […]

11/15/2012

Petraeus to testify on Benghazi attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify to Congress about the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that […]

11/14/2012

Sandy socks Md. grower of giant Christmas trees

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – The World Bank, CIA and other Washington-area customers won’t be getting the giant Christmas trees they ordered after Superstorm Sandy buried a Maryland farm in more than 2 feet of snow […]

11/12/2012

CIA director quits over extramarital affair

WASHINGTON (AP) – David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair. According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked President Barack Obama on Thursday to allow him […]

11/09/2012

Italy's high court upholds American convictions

ROME (AP) – Italy’s highest court has upheld the convictions of 23 Americans in the kidnapping of an Egyptian terror suspect as part of the CIA’s extraordinary rendition program. The ruling on Wednesday marks the […]

09/19/2012

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