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Nation Sep 11Security clearance backlog has led government agencies to issue risky interim passes to classified material
The pileup of 700,000 reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals — even rapists and killers, officials say.
World Jul 25North Korea missile program farther along than believed, report says
WASHINGTON — Intelligence officials believe North Korea will have a reliable, intercontinental missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon as early as next year, according to a report published Tuesday amid a warning from a top Republican lawmaker who says…
Politics Jun 24CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker ‘worship’
CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden.
Nation Jun 02Democrats say GOP is trying to bury torture report
The critics claimed Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, the Senate intelligence committee chairman, is trying to "erase history."…
Nation Jun 01Democrats raise more questions about Sessions’ contact with Russia
Sessions, a close Trump adviser, withdrew from the Russia investigation in March after admitting to two undisclosed contacts with Kislyak last year.
Politics May 31House committee issues more subpoenas in Russia probe
The House intelligence committee said Wednesday it is issuing subpoenas for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his personal lawyer, as well as their businesses, as part of its investigation into Russian activities during last year's election.
Politics May 24House intel committee to issue subpoenas for Flynn materials in Russia probe
Adam Schiff of California told reporters at a breakfast Wednesday that Flynn has declined to provide materials to the committee.
Politics May 16President Trump defends sharing ‘terrorism’ intel with Russian officials
President Donald Trump defended revealing information to Russian officials, saying in a pair of tweets Tuesday that he shared "facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety" and had "the absolute right" to do so.
Politics May 15How lawmakers are reacting to report of Trump sharing classified intel with Russian officials
The Trump White House "has got to do something soon to bring itself under control and order," Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., told reporters.
Nation May 15Cyberattack has not affected U.S. government, White House says
A global cyberattack has now affected an estimated 300,000 machines in 150 countries.