The director of the Central Intelligence Agency held an unusual news conference on Thursday, reacting to a report that blasted the agency over allegations of torturing suspected 9/11 terrorists.
The U.S. Department of Justice was under fire Monday, after it secretly obtained two months’ worth of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press.
President Barack Obama was briefed for an hour Friday morning on the developments in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.
New Jersey officials say a three-month review has found that New York City police did not violate any New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Muslim businesses, mosques and student groups.
John Brennan said the agency had struck an appropriate balance between keeping people safe and protecting their rights.
The young Yemeni woman arrested on suspicion of mailing the powerful bombs was released on bail Sunday, and a Yemeni official said authorities no longer believe she shipped the bombs.