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Politics Sep 23OPM: Millions more government fingerprints deemed stolen
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration says the fingerprints of 5.6 million people who applied for or received a federal security clearance were stolen -- not 1.1 million as first believed.
Nation Sep 20U.S. prepared to accept 100,000 refugees in 2017
The U.S. will accept 85,000 refugees from around the world next year, up from 70,000, and that total would rise to 100,000 in 2017, according to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Politics Sep 19Russian fighter jets in Syria raise serious questions, Kerry says
The United States is disturbed by Russia's movement of tactical aircraft to Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday, acknowledging that the jets could pose a threat to American and allied military forces.
Politics Aug 31So far, legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton
WASHINGTON -- Experts in government secrecy law see little possibility of criminal action over classified information in Hillary Clinton's emails, based on the public evidence thus far.
Nation Aug 26AP: State Department officials routinely sent secrets over email
The transmission of now-classified information across Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email is consistent with a State Department culture in which diplomats routinely sent secret material on unsecured email during the past two administrations, according to documents reviewed by The Associated…
Politics Aug 12Clinton giving up server amid concerns about classified data
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign casts her decision to turn over her personal email server to the Justice Department as cooperating with investigators. Her Republican critics suggest that the move and new revelations about classified information points to…
Nation Aug 07Militant who imprisoned Kayla Mueller will not be charged in the U.S.
An Islamic State militant who helped imprison and brutalize American hostage Kayla Mueller will not be charged in the U.S., the White House announced Friday.
World Jul 21U.S. airstrike kills senior Khorasan Group leader in Syria
A U.S. airstrike in Syria has killed a key figure in a dangerous al-Qaida offshoot, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Muhsin al-Fadhli was killed in a July 8 air attack while traveling in a vehicle near Sarmada, Syria, Pentagon spokesman Capt.
Nation Jun 30CIA’s failure to hire and promote diverse agents erodes spy agency’s mission, study finds
The CIA is failing to hire and promote sufficient numbers of minorities despite years of vowing to do so, Director John Brennan said Tuesday, as he announced a new effort to tackle the problem of a largely white workforce whose…
Nation Jun 18Government audit raises ‘serious concerns’ over proposed federal cybersecurity measures
The agency that failed to secure data on millions of federal workers is now being criticized by its own independent watchdog over a plan to modernize its aging computer networks.