In our news wrap Tuesday, National Intelligence Director James Clapper voiced doubt that North Korea will ever give up its nuclear weapons. The State Department quickly disputed that notion and insisted the U.S. policy is both unchanged and realistic. Also,…
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
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.
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The federal government is relying on archaic, leaky and broken computers systems to protect reams of critical data from cyberattacks, President Barack Obama warned Tuesday as he announced a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.
By Deb Riechmann and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of…
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
North Korea "feels itself to be under siege," he said. "There is a certain institutional paranoia and that was certainly reflected in a lot of things that he said." Clapper heard complaints about the U.S. interfering with North Korea's internal…
Last weekend, North Korea released two American detainees, Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller. The deal that led to their release was negotiated by James Clapper, the U.S. National Intelligence Director. Adam Entous from The Wall Street Journal joins Hari…
In other news Wednesday, the federal government's operations are now funded at least through March 4 after President Obama signed a temporary spending bill that freezes most agency budgets at current levels.
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