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Inquiry by C.I.A. Affirms Spying on Senate Panel
WASHINGTON — An internal investigation by the C.I.A. has found that its officers penetrated a computer network used by the Senate Intelligence Committee in preparing its damning report on the C.I.A.’s detention and interrogation program.
The report by
Air Force Calls for Cheaper, Quicker Weapons Development
WASHINGTON — In an acknowledgment that the military may be pricing itself out of business, the Air Force on Wednesday called for a shift away from big-ticket weapon systems that take decades to develop and a move toward what Defense Department officials a
U.S. Says Russia Tested Cruise Missile in Violation of Treaty
WASHINGTON — The United States has concluded that Russia violated a landmark arms control treaty by testing a prohibited ground-launched cruise missile, according to senior American officials, a finding that was conveyed by President Obama to Russian Pres
Ex-Chief of C.I.A. Shapes Response to Detention Report
WASHINGTON — Just after the Senate Intelligence Committee voted in April to declassify hundreds of pages of a withering report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s detention and interrogation program, C.I.A. Director John O. Brennan convened a meeting of
Detroit suspends water shutoffs for 15 days
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is suspending its water shutoffs for 15 days starting today to give residents another chance to prove they are unable to pay their bills.
Negotiators Agree to Extend Iran Nuclear Talks, Diplomats Say
Iran, the United States and the five other countries negotiating over the future of the Iranian nuclear program have agreed to a four-month extension of the negotiations, giving them more time to try to bridge a major difference over whether the country w
House votes to slash IRS tax enforcement budget
The GOP-controlled House has voted to slash the budget for the Internal Revenue Service's tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion, a 25 percent cut that would mean fewer audits of taxpayers...
Immigration battle on Independence Day
All hell broke loose Friday afternoon as five people that were part of overflow crowd in a Southern California community where protesters turned back Homeland Security busloads were arrested.
German Student Under N.S.A Scrutiny, Reports Say
BERLIN — A 27-year-old informatics student in southern Germany was identified in news reports on Thursday as the first German citizen known to be under surveillance by the National Security Agency since it was revealed last year that the agency had once t
Colorado woman accused of trying to help ISIS
Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, allegedly told FBI agents before her arrest that she was going to be with a member of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, that she had met through the Internet.
The $100 Billion Helicopter Dogfight
The original story of David and Goliath took place on the ground, and involved five smooth stones. But there’s a new airborne version of that ancient Biblical tale involving a pair of Davids battling three Goliaths—and a chance to land up to $100 billion
The staggering price of crushing the tea party
National Republican leaders are toasting primary season as a smashing success over activist conservatives. Those victories, however, have come at a staggering cost — and Republicans are painfully aware of the price of putting down...
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