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  • updated storyCongress sends NSA phone-records bill to president story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-02-15 6:33 pm

    WASHINGTON - Congress approved sweeping changes Tuesday to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency's disputed bulk phone-records collection program and replacing it with a more restrictive measure to keep the records in phone companies' hands.

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT 
    Updated: May-26-15 11:06 pm

    The Latest on weather: Third body pulled from swollen Blanco River; Texas death toll now 13

  • US looking into whether hostage was kept by IS leader story has photos
    Updated: May-19-15 8:04 pm

    WASHINGTON - U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating the possibility that the Islamic State militant leader killed Friday was the captor of American hostage Kayla Mueller for a time.

  • Push to write new war powers for Obama stalls in Congress story has photos
    Updated: May-18-15 10:55 am

    WASHINGTON - A move to write new war powers to authorize the Obama administration's 9-month-old battle against Islamic State militants has stalled in Congress. It might even be dead.

  • She's in, she's out: Email misfire brings Senate confusion story has photos
    Updated: May-12-15 10:21 pm

    WASHINGTON - It was the campaign kickoff that wasn't.

  • New push to give Pentagon the lead on drone strikes story has photos
    Updated: May-08-15 10:26 am

    WASHINGTON - The deaths of an Italian and an American in a covert CIA drone strike in Pakistan - and the rhetorical contortions required of the president when he informed the world - have breathed new urgency into a long-stalled plan to give the Pentagon primacy over targeted killing of terrorists overseas.