WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has given up more of its surveillance secrets, acknowledging that it was ordered to stop scooping up thousands of Internet communications from Americans with no connection to terrorism — a practice it says was an unintended consequence when it gathered bundles of Internet traffic connected to terror suspects.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It was the kickoff of a "Stop Amnesty Tour" organized by the Tea Party Patriots and other groups. But the crowd was so sparse that immigrant advocates were soon gleefully circulating photos of the featured speaker, Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa, standing alone on an empty stage.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen has a proposal he says can assuage both the tea party's concerns over IRS overreach and progressives' fretting over the flood of anonymous campaign cash unleashed by the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling.
Bashar al-Assad is, finally, having a very good week.
The March on Washington, which took place 50 years ago this month, is bathed in a warm glow for good reason. But the story of that day, beyond Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, is surprising, funny, poignant.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are much less worried about drunken, drowsy and aggressive driving than they were four years ago even though traffic deaths have begun to edge back up, according to a national survey released by AAA.
A group of veteran security experts and former White House officials has been selected to conduct a full review of U.S. surveillance programs and other secret government efforts disclosed over recent months, ABC News has learned. The recent acting head of the CIA, Michael Morrell,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior administration official says some of the surveillance documents released by U.S. intelligence officials Wednesday were made public in response to a lawsuit.
The 23-year-old British tourist whose foot was severed when a New York City taxi swerved onto a curb will now require further amputation of her leg, her father said in a statement today from his home in Leicester, England. Sian Green and her best friend Keisha Warren...
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, son of Vice President Biden, “underwent a successful procedure” in Houston on Tuesday and will be discharged on Thursday, according to a statement from the vice president and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden. “Yesterday, our son Beau underwent a successful...