Posted: 07/18/2013 - The National Security Agency is implementing new security measures because of the disclosures by former NSA-systems-analyst-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden, a top defense official said Thursday.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - Rolling Stone says its cover story on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev falls within the traditions of journalism and the magazine's commitment to serious and thoughtful coverage.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - Senators have reached a bipartisan deal to restore lower interest rates on student borrowers.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - In a heated confrontation over domestic spying, members of Congress said Wednesday they never intended to allow the National Security Agency to build a database of every phone call in America. And they threatened to curtail the government's surveillance authority.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - President Barack Obama is threatening to veto a Republican rewrite of the No Child Left Behind education law.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - In one of the most harrowing spacewalks in decades, an astronaut had to rush back into the International Space Station on Tuesday after a mysterious water leak inside his helmet robbed him of the ability to speak or hear and could have caused him to choke or even drown.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - President Barack Obama has welcomed a Senate agreement that dislodges long-stalled administration nominees. Obama says his choices for administration posts have, in his words, "waited far too long for a vote."
Posted: 07/16/2013 - A bipartisan group of senators is meeting at the White House for the latest in so-far-unproductive talks to lower interest rates on student loans.
Updated: 07/17/2013 - A coroner says 'Glee' actor Cory Monteith died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - Court records detailing the personal histories and statements of four men involved in the Watergate break-in are now open to the public, 40 years after they were filed under seal.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - The U.S. Defense secretary says his staff and that of his top brass will be trimmed by 20 percent in coming years.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Tuesday submitted a request for temporary asylum in Russia, his lawyer said, claiming he faces persecution from the U.S. government and could face torture or death.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - NASA has aborted a spacewalk at the International Space Station because of a dangerous water leak in an astronaut's helmet.
Posted: 07/16/2013 - Yahoo has won a court fight that could help the public learn more about the government's efforts to obtain data from Internet users.
Posted: 07/15/2013 - A government official with knowledge of the situation says a summer intern who confirmed erroneous and racially offensive names for the pilots of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 is no longer an intern with the National Transportation Safety Board.
Posted: 07/15/2013 - A top aide to congresswoman Michele Bachmann has been arrested and charged with thefts that took place in a House office building
Posted: 07/15/2013 - Afghan officials say they're trying to determine how an Afghan army soldier who opened fire on Slovakian NATO troops, killing one and wounding six, was able to escape from custody.
Posted: 07/15/2013 - New research boosts the "use it or lose it" theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp.
Posted: 07/15/2013 - Americans spent more at retail businesses in June, although the gain was heavily driven by auto sales and higher gas prices.
Updated: 07/15/2013 - A commitment to volunteerism is bringing together presidents past and present.
Updated: 07/15/2013 - Legal experts say it won't be easy for the Justice Department to mount a federal civil rights case against George Zimmerman after a Florida jury acquitted him of state charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Updated: 07/15/2013 - Edward Snowden has highly sensitive documents on how the National Security Agency is structured and operates that could harm the U.S. government, but has insisted that they not be made public, a journalist close to the NSA leaker said.