- Showtime documetary collects all of the former CIA chiefs Updated: Nov-25-15 10:59 am
NEW YORK - After making a documentary about presidential chiefs of staff two years ago, filmmaker Jules Naudet joked about focusing on another important government job where it would seem next to impossible to get interview subjects to speak candidly, if at all.
- He jumped into Normandy, ran spies in Moscow, retired at 90 Updated: Nov-25-15 3:07 am
WASHINGTON - Hugh Montgomery never wrote a memoir. That just wasn't done among his generation of spies.
- Convicted spy Ronald Pelton freed from federal custody Updated: Nov-24-15 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON - A former National Security Agency employee convicted of selling defense and communication secrets he gained during his career has been released from federal custody 30 years after his arrest.
- Democrats push to prevent gun sales to those on terror list Updated: Nov-20-15 10:23 pm
WASHINGTON - People on the U.S. government's terrorist watch list often can't board commercial airliners, but they can walk into a gun store and legally buy pistols and powerful military-style rifles.
- Judge allows warrantless evidence in Denver-area terror case Updated: Nov-20-15 2:23 pm
DENVER - The National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance programs have the potential for abuse but did not violate the constitutional rights of a suspect in a Denver-area terror case who argued that government spying has gone too far, a federal judge ruled.
- Remaining 2 NC Wyeth paintings stolen in 2013 are recovered Updated: Nov-19-15 7:33 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A pair of stolen N.C. Wyeth paintings worth up to $500,000 apiece have been recovered and will be displayed in Maine along with four other stolen paintings recouped nearly a year ago in California, officials said Thursday.
- Officials: IS determined to produce chemical weapons Updated: Nov-19-15 11:54 am
BAGHDAD - The Islamic State group is aggressively pursuing development of chemical weapons, setting up a branch dedicated to research and experiments with the help of scientists from Iraq, Syria and elsewhere in the region, according to Iraqi and U.S. intelligence officials.
- US official defends Syrian refugee program; House vote nears Updated: Nov-19-15 10:10 am
WASHINGTON - A State Department official is defending America's refugee resettlement program - hours before a House vote on legislation that would raise new hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees entering the United States.
- Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials Updated: Nov-18-15 6:26 pm
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
- Judge issues narrow ruling in challenge to USA Patriot Act Updated: Nov-09-15 3:25 pm
WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Washington says the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans is likely unconstitutional, even as the program is set to expire at the end of November.
- Former CIA manager Sam Faddis to announce congressional bid Updated: Nov-09-15 2:16 am
DAVIDSONVILLE, Maryland - Former CIA manager Sam Faddis is scheduled to announce his campaign for Congress.
- Britain seeks greater access to citizens' online activity Updated: Nov-04-15 12:17 pm
LONDON - The British government plans to make telecommunications firms keep records of customers' Web histories and help spies hack into computers and phones under a new cyber-snooping law unveiled Wednesday.
- FBI offering reward for information on Eagle Butte death Updated: Nov-03-15 2:16 am
EAGLE BUTTE, South Dakota - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of East Lee near Eagle Butte (BYOOT).
- Nixon: New spy agency home can fix "profound mistake" Updated: Oct-29-15 5:57 pm
ST. LOUIS - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is calling on the federal government to make amends for what he called one of the "profound mistakes of urban development policy" by selecting a north St. Louis site where a failed public housing project once stood as the new home for a spy agency's regional headquarters.
- Court rejects ACLU's request to stop phone record collection Updated: Oct-29-15 4:03 pm
NEW YORK - The American Civil Liberties Union cannot stop bulk collection of its phone records before a more limited collection system is put in place next month, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.