By Miguel Angel Morenatti | 02/13/14 09:14 AM
The American ship MV Cape Ray arrived Thursday at the Spanish naval base of Rota for crew rest and refueling ahead of an unprecedented mission to collect and destroy highly toxic substances that form part of Syria's chemical weapons program.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/12/14 04:01 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., asked a federal court to require the National Security Agency to destroy the American phone records it has gathered as part of a data-mining program revealed by Edward Snowden, on the grounds that bulk collection violates the Fourth Amendment.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/12/14 02:53 PM
The White House on Wednesday downplayed a lawsuit led by Sen. Rand Paul, who is suing President Obama and top intelligence officials, saying that all three branches of government had found the National Security Agency surveillance practices “lawful.”
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/12/14 01:29 PM
The Obama administration on Wednesday unveiled a set of voluntary standards that supporters say will help American companies better defend against cybersecurity threats.
By Steve Doty | 02/12/14 12:59 PM
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) filed a class-action lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration over the National Security Agency's collection of phone records.
02/12/14 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In launching a new search for cures to what ails its nuclear missile corps, the Air Force is considering proposals it tried five years ago, according to internal emails and documents obtained by The Associated Press. Many of the proposals fell short when they were tried...
By Robert Burns | 02/12/14 08:14 AM
In launching a new search for cures to what ails its nuclear missile corps, the Air Force is considering proposals it tried five years ago, according to internal emails and documents obtained by The Associated Press.
By Brian Hughes | 02/12/14 07:57 AM
"RoboCop" is back — with a modern political twist. The story of a machine peacekeeper patrolling the streets of Detroit has been recalibrated as an allegory about drone warfare in an age when remote-control killings have become a centerpiece of U.S. foreign policy. Nearly three decades...
02/12/14 07:00 AM
CAIRO (AP) — A US embassy official says Egyptian authorities have held a local employee for nearly three weeks without charges. Moufid Deak, spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, says Ahmed Aleiba, an Egyptian citizen who works at the embassy, was arrested on Jan. 25, the anniversary of...
02/11/14 04:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition of the nation's leading technology firms joined an international protest Tuesday against the U.S. government's spying programs, urging more limits on collections of Americans' electronic data and greater oversight and transparency about the secret operations. Top...
02/11/14 04:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court Tuesday turned away a challenge to force-feeding Guantanamo Bay detainees on a hunger strike, but left the door open to legal efforts aimed at ending the practice. The three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/11/14 02:01 PM
President Obama at a joint press conference with French President Francois Hollande denied that the U.S. had “no-spy” agreements with any nations, but pledged to respect the privacy rights of foreign citizens. Obama disputed a suggestion from a French reporter that the U.S. had an...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/11/14 01:55 PM
President Obama denied that the United States has a "no-spy agreement" with the United Kingdom, explaining to a French reporter that "there's no country" that enjoys such a privileged status, though his administration respects the privacy rights of all people. "There's no country where we have...
02/10/14 08:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The case of an American citizen and suspected member of al-Qaida who is allegedly planning attacks on U.S. targets overseas underscores the complexities of President Barack Obama's new stricter targeting guidelines for the use of deadly drones. The CIA drones watching him...
02/10/14 05:18 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — The family of a Washington state man imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year expressed alarm and sadness Monday after an invitation was cancelled for a U.S. envoy to visit Pyongyang and discuss Kenneth Bae's release. Terri Chung, Bae's sister, said in a statement,...
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