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President Barack Obama talks with FBI Director James Comey during Comey's installation as FBI director, Monday, Oct. 28,2013, at FBI Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama picked Comey for FBI because he knows right from wrong

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he picked James Comey to lead the FBI after interviewing many other candidates for the job. The president said at an installation ceremony for the new FBI director […]

10/28/2013

FBI Director Robert Mueller (AP Photo)

Departing FBI chief worries about airborne terror

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nature of terrorism has changed in Robert Mueller’s dozen years as FBI director, but his concerns for the future are much the same as when terrorists struck on Sept. 11, 2001, […]

08/22/2013

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Senate approves James Comey as new FBI director

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has overwhelmingly confirmed James Comey to become FBI director after Sen. Rand Paul ended delaying tactics against the nomination because of concerns about the domestic use of drones. Monday’s 93-1 […]

07/29/2013

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Obama nominates Comey to head FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the FBI grapples with scrutiny over government surveillance, President Barack Obama on Friday moved to turn the agency over to James Comey, a top Bush administration lawyer best known for defiantly […]

06/21/2013

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The numbers game muddies NSA surveillance debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to win over public trust, the Obama administration has been throwing around a lot of numbers as it tries to describe — in as much detail as possible without jeopardizing national […]

06/20/2013

FBI Director Robert Mueller (AP Photo)

Mueller: FBI uses drones for surveillance

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI uses drones for surveillance of stationary subjects, and the privacy implications of such operations are “worthy of debate,” FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday. He said the law enforcement […]

06/19/2013

FBI Director Robert Mueller (AP Photo)

FBI director defends surveillance programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Robert Mueller on Thursday staunchly defended a pair of controversial government surveillance programs, telling Congress that leaking information on them harms national security. In his final appearance as FBI director […]

06/13/2013

James Comey (AP Photo)

AP sources: Obama to name ex-Bush aide to head FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan credentials, as the next FBI director. In a possible warning sign, the top Republican on the […]

05/30/2013

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Worcester police: Get suspect’s body out of city

BOSTON (AP) — The dispute over where to bury suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev escalated Wednesday as a Massachusetts police chief urged someone to step forward with a cemetery plot, saying: “We are not […]

05/08/2013

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A look at the bombing at the Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — An explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday killed three people and injured dozens more. An at-a-glance look at the facts in the case.

04/16/2013

Financial info on celebs, officials leaked online

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say they are aware of a website that has posted what it claims are credit reports and other identifying information on celebrities and government officials.

03/11/2013