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Politics Oct 07U.S. accuses Russia of hacking political sites
The U.S. is accusing Russia of hacking political sites, saying it is trying to interfere with the upcoming presidential election.
Nation Sep 15Snowden not a whistleblower, congressional report says
A House intelligence committee report on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he's not a whistleblower and that the vast majority of the documents he stole were military and defense secrets.
Politics Sep 10Election hacks raise fears of Russian influence
Recent hacks of election data systems in at least two states have raised fear among lawmakers and intelligence officials over hackers with Russian ties.
World Aug 10Report offers details about Guantanamo detainees on way out
WASHINGTON — Following a lengthy tug-of-war with Capitol Hill, the Pentagon has given a senator the first-ever, unclassified report detailing the suspected militant backgrounds of more than 100 detainees at or recently released from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo…
Nation Jul 15After 13-year wait, 28 secret pages of 9/11 inquiry released
The chapter of a congressional report about the 9/11 attacks questions the role Saudi nationals played in helping the hijackers.
Politics Jul 04U.S. declassifies File 17, offering clues into secret pages of 9/11 report
WASHINGTON — Amid the clamor a year ago to release 28 still-secret pages of a congressional inquiry into the Sept. 11 attacks, the government quietly declassified a little-known report listing more than three dozen people who piqued the interest of…
World Jul 01Obama reveals how many civilians died in U.S. drone attacks
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Friday that between 64 and 116 civilians have been killed by drone and other U.S. strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since President Barack Obama took office in 2009.
World Jun 29CIA director: Istanbul attack ‘bears the hallmarks of ISIL’s depravity’
Video by Reuters WASHINGTON — CIA Director John Brennan said Wednesday that the attack in Istanbul has the earmarks of strikes by Islamic State militants and that the group is likely trying to hit the United States in the…
Nation Jun 16Islamic State is working to send operatives to the West, CIA chief says
CIA Director John Brennan told Congress on Thursday that the Islamic State remains "formidable" and "resilient," is training and attempting to deploy operatives for further attacks on the West.
Nation May 18Intel official says hackers have been spying on presidential candidates
WASHINGTON — The United States sees evidence of hackers, possibly working for foreign governments, snooping on the presidential candidates, the nation’s intelligence chief said Wednesday.