By MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wait, there's more?
Yes, this was the week that America's intelligence secrets spilled out: Classified court orders. Top secret Power Point slides. Something called PRISM.
It's pretty important stuff, once you've made sense of it.
By STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Top officials of the Bush and Obama administrations have repeatedly denied in recent years that the National Security Agency collected massive caches of phone and Internet data taken from millions of Americans.
Pressed during sworn testimony in
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The International Monetary Fund has approved a $1.74 billion loan for Tunisia to ease the country's economic strains more than two years after the revolution that toppled the former regime.
The IMF says the 2-year loan will support an economic reform
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Prosecutors Friday recommended four years in prison for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., following his guilty plea this year on criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.
By ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Health care coverage for newly legalized immigrants is emerging as a thorny issue in Congress' drive to remake the nation's immigration system, posing hard-to-solve problems for Senate negotiators and threatening a bill-writing effort in the
By FRANK BAJAK and JACK CHANGAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - That the U.S. government has been snooping on Internet users worldwide does not surprise global netizens, who said they already had few expectations of online privacy as governments increasingly monitor people's digital
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senator Rand Paul has introduced legislation that would require a warrant before any government agency could search the phone records of Americans.
Responding to the furor over the disclosure of the National Security Agency program, Paul says the
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Being a Supreme Court justice has not only been good for Sonia Sotomayor's legal career, it's also helped her bank account.
The justice reported Friday that she's received more than $3 million in advance payments for her best-selling
By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - President Barack Obama is defending his government's secret surveillance, saying Congress has repeatedly authorized the collection of America's phone records and U.S. internet use.
In his first comments since the programs were
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has waived the conditional human rights string attached to Egypt's $1.3 billion in U.S. military support for 2013.
In a letter to Congress last month, Secretary of State John Kerry noted the Egyptian military's