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Stories with person: James R. Clapper, Jr.
  • Official unsure of where Iran's enriched uranium is stored 
    Updated: Feb-11-16 5:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - A State Department official told lawmakers Thursday he was unsure of the precise location of tons of low-enriched uranium shipped out of Iran on a Russian vessel as part of the landmark nuclear agreement.

  • Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-10-16 9:56 pm

    WASHINGTON - Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic arsenal.

  • The Latest: FBI chief says encryption blocks investigations story has photos
    Updated: Feb-09-16 5:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local):

  • Obama seeks cybersecurity boost to replace 'ancient' tech story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-09-16 5:42 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computer systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.

  • Intelligence officials: IS determined to strike US this year story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-09-16 3:21 pm

    WASHINGTON - Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday, telling lawmakers that a small group of violent extremists will attempt to overcome the logistical challenges of mounting such an attack.

  • US intel: China to keep building on artificial islands 
    Updated: Feb-09-16 12:15 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. intelligence chief says he expects China to keep building on artificial islands to sustain its "exorbitant" territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea.

  • Analysis: US student arrest renews scrutiny of NKorean tours story has photos
    Updated: Jan-27-16 6:14 am

    TOKYO - An American university student's arrest in North Korea has rekindled questions about whether a small but steady trickle of U.S. tourists who go to the country are unwittingly offering themselves up as valuable pawns in a political game with Pyongyang that can have serious repercussions for officials back in Washington who have to bail them out when things go wrong.

  • Obama enlists Pentagon to overhaul security clearance system 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 7:21 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration asked the Pentagon on Friday to help overhaul the federal security clearance system, aiming to turn the page on a devastating data breach that exposed a major vulnerability for U.S. national security.