WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, some of the victims’ families are heading to Capitol Hill to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action, while some of the president’s allies are
President Barack Obama is defending secret government programs that sweep up Internet data and millions of Americans’ phone records in their search for foreign terrorists.
A timeline of controversies surrounding spy programs and privacy:
1978: In response
WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who gave classified documents to reporters, making public two sweeping U.S. surveillance programs and touching off a national debate on privacy versus security, has revealed his own identity. He risked decades in jail
BELLE ANSE, Haiti (AP) — The hardship of hunger abounds amid the stone homes and teepee-like huts in the mountains along Haiti’s southern coast.
The hair on broomstick-thin children has turned patchy and orangish, their stomachs have ballooned
BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say back-to-back car bombings in a market in central Iraq have killed at least 10 civilians and wounded 30.
A police officer says three parked car bombs exploded virtually simultaneously early Monday, tearing through
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani official says a rocket attack targeting NATO supply trucks in the country’s northwest has killed four people.
Local official Iqbal Khan says the convoy heading to Afghanistan came under attack in the
WASHINGTON (AP) — As a candidate, Barack Obama vowed to bring a different, better kind of leadership to the dysfunctional capital. He’d make government more efficient, accountable and transparent. He’d rise above the “small-ball” nature of doing business.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela is spending a third day in a hospital where the former president is being treated for a recurring lung infection.
There was no update Monday morning from the office of President Jacob Zuma,
MIAMI (AP) — For two days, the thought was that LeBron James needed to do more for his teammates.
Turns out, it was Mario Chalmers and mates who did something for James.
The supporting cast kept it close,
“My sole motive is to inform the public as to that which is done in their name and that which is done against them.” — Edward Snowden, a former technical assistant for the CIA in a statement after