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Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions from reporters during a press conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on Dec. 11, 2014. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

CIA Director Defends Agents In Face Of Scathing 9/11 Torture Report

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.

12/11/2014

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AP Execs Furious After Justice Department Secretly Obtains Phone Records

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.

05/13/2013

President Barack Obama meets with members of his national security team to discuss developments in the Boston bombings investigation, in the Situation Room of the White House, April 19, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama Briefed On Shooting Of Bombing Suspect, Search For Second

President Barack Obama was briefed for an hour Friday morning on the developments in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.

04/19/2013

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NJ State Review: NYPD Didn’t Break Law In Surveillance Of Muslims

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.

05/24/2012

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President Obama’s Top Counterterrorism Adviser Praises NYPD

John Brennan said the agency had struck an appropriate balance between keeping people safe and protecting their rights.

04/20/2012

Emirates and UPS cargo planes sit on the tarmac of Dubai airport (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Say Bomb Plot Just Narrowly Averted

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.

10/31/2010