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Nation Nov 03National Archives releases more JFK assassination records
It's the third public release so far this year.
Nation Oct 04More CIA agents being deployed around the world, director says
Director Mike Pompeo didn't elaborate on how many more agents are being sent into the field, but he said it's important to get personnel closer to where adversaries are training and preparing to "take America down." He has said before…
Politics Oct 02Trial begins for suspected mastermind of Benghazi attacks
A trial of the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will unfold this week in a federal courtroom in Washington, three years after he was captured by U.S. special forces in Libya and brought to the U.S. on…
Nation Sep 25Intelligence officials ask Congress to renew foreign surveillance authority
The program has been a source of endless debate in recent years between security officials and privacy advocates who complain that information about Americans also is being swept up.
Nation Sep 13Are searches of laptops and cellphones by border agents unconstitutional?
In today's digital world, these searches should not be conducted without a warrant, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union argue.
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.