WASHINGTON - Despite U.S. intelligence officials' repeated denials that the National Security Agency is collecting the content of domestic emails and phone calls, evidence is mounting that the agency's vast surveillance network can and may already be preserving billions of those communicatio…
WASHINGTON - The surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect told FBI agents from his hospital bed that he and his brother were driven to the attack by jihadist radicalism sparked by the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in which thousands of Muslims have died, a federal law enforcement offici…
WASHINGTON - Amid disclosures that Russia tipped the FBI in 2011 that one of the Boston Marathon bombers had become a Muslim radical, Republican leaders of the House Homeland Security Committee plan to hold hearings to examine what the bureau and U.S. intelligence agencies might have done to…
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A big turnout, voting-machine breakdowns and misinformation about voter eligibility requirements snarled balloting at many of the nation's polling places Tuesday, forcing voters to wait as long as five hours to cast their ballots.
WASHINGTON - Counties in 31 states are accepting tens of thousands of electronic absentee ballots from U.S. soldiers and overseas civilians, despite years of warnings from experts that Internet voting is easy prey for hackers.
WASHINGTON - Since first setting eyes on the White House, Mitt Romney and his backers have spent more than $200 million - including $44.6 million of his fortune - on a seven-year quest for the Republican presidential nomination.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department has called into question a
key pillar of the FBI's case against Bruce Ivins, the Army
scientist accused of mailing the anthrax-laced letters that killed
five people and terrorized Congress a decade ago.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder, rejecting concerns
about security risks, announced Friday that confessed 9/11
mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged underlings will
face a federal court trial in New York just blocks from the scene
of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. …
WASHINGTON — A day after Sen. John McCain charged that the
liberal-leaning voter-registration group ACORN "may be perpetrating
one of the greatest frauds in voter history," it was disclosed
Thursday that the FBI is investigating whether the group
coordinated the filing of phony applications.
WASHINGTON — Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, at 84 the longest-serving
Republican in the Senate and one of its most powerful members, was
indicted Tuesday on seven felony counts alleging that he lied to
conceal his acceptance of $250,000 in gifts and services from a
now-defunct Alaska oil services …
WASHINGTON — As chairman of the House transportation committee,
Alaska Congressman Don Young flew at least three times to upstate
New York aboard a sleek jet owned by Robert Congel, an ambitious
shopping mall developer seeking federal highway dollars.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Army Lt. Col. John Thurman said that when he
was blown back from his desk, he first thought terrorists had
planted bombs in the Pentagon — not smashed it with a Boeing 757