By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police adhere to a code of silence protecting fellow officers, a federal jury ruled Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by a female bartender whose videotaped beating by a drunken off-duty officer went viral online.
The civil trial in
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Barely a week after winning re-election, President Barack Obama suddenly confronts a deepening challenge in assembling a new national security team, his task complicated by a scandal that has cost him a CIA chief and raised doubts
By MATT SEDENSKY and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - If you were to diagram the increasingly tangled sex scandal involving former CIA Director David Petraeus, nearly all lines would lead back to one person: Jill Kelley, a 37-year-old Tampa socialite who hosted parties for the
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida socialite at the center of a sex scandal surrounding former CIA Director David Petraeus is now part of an investigation into the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan over thousands of alleged "inappropriate communications" between the two
By ADAM GOLDMAN and JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the latest twist of the David Petraeus sex scandal, court records show the former CIA director and Gen. John Allen intervened last September in a messy custody dispute on behalf of Jill Kelley's sister, whom a judge
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has demoted the former head of U.S. Africa Command who was accused of spending thousands of dollars on lavish travel and other unauthorized expenses, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Panetta stripped Gen. William "
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Your emails are not nearly as private as you think.
The downfall of CIA Director David Petraeus demonstrates how easy it is for federal law enforcement agents to examine emails and computer records if they believe a crime was committed. With
By RACHEL LA CORTEAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Army prosecutors on Tuesday asked an investigative officer to recommend a death penalty court-martial for a staff sergeant accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in a predawn rampage, saying that Staff Sgt. Robert Bales
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
PERTH, Australia (AP) - The career of Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, is now in jeopardy due to the investigation of the David Petraeus sex scandal.
The Pentagon said Tuesday that Allen is under investigation for
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The extramarital affair that brought down David Petraeus' celebrated career last week raised many questions. Among them: when exactly the affair began, how the FBI stumbled upon the information and who was told about it. Here