The lockdown at Fort Sam Houston has been lifted and one man arrested, after authorities said he drove through the entrance gate without stopping — sending bomb teams into alert mode.
The CIA’s main reason for setting up shop in Benghazi was to uncover the plans of al Qaeda-linked extremists, yet its officers there detected no sign that terrorists were set to launch the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission and the agency’s own compound, a new House Intelligence Committee report shows.
Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defense Secretary under pressure. President Obama is expected to announce the resignation Monday in the Rose Garden.
Former Texas congressman and presidential contender Ron Paul is hailing last week’s defeat of a Senate bill that would have halted the NSA’s phone-snooping program as a “victory for freedom.”
Even though there have been at least two dozen mass breaches of government computer systems since 2013, many federal agencies continue to have a lax culture and poor security provisions to repel the growing threat from hackers and cyberattacking states such as Russia, Iran and China, internal investigative reports show.
The deadline for the P5+1 powers and Iran to reach a deal on nuclear power is Monday, but Israel — hardly confident — is starting to talk about a preemptive strike as the only logical solution.
U.S. and Iranian officials appeared close on Sunday to extending the high-stakes talks over Iran’s disputed nuclear program after failing to meet a self-imposed deadline for a deal that would open the program to close international scrutiny in exchange for a withdrawal of crippling Western sanctions on Tehran.
The White House says President Obama’s new executive action on immigration cleared nearly 5 million illegal immigrants from any danger of deportation, but that still leaves more than half the population currently in the U.S. illegally in at least some fear of being kicked out.
Sen. Jeff Flake, Arizona Republican, said Sunday that he approved of the actions in the president’s immigration executive order — it’s the way the president issued the changes that could make compromise more difficult in Washington.
China is constructing a giant island in disputed waters in the South China Sea that could be used as an airstrip.
A Saudi citizen who has spent the past 12 years detained at Guantanamo Bay has been released, the Pentagon said Saturday, amid a push to whittle down the prison population at the U.S. base in Cuba.
The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press.