A bank teller was kidnapped early Friday from his home by robbers who strapped a suspected bomb to his chest and used him to steal money from a Bank of America branch near the University of Miami, according to the FBI.
The U.S. military lacks full authority to defend the nation from a major cyber-attack aimed at crippling vital computer networks in the civilian sector, the general in charge of the new U.S. Cyber Command told lawmakers Thursday.
House Republicans on Thursday promised to cancel unspent stimulus funds, stop suspected terrorists from being tried in civilian courts, cut lawmakers' own budgets and impose a hiring freeze on civilian federal workers if Americans vote for the GOP in November.
The commander of the military's computer operations says the government should create a "secure zone" for federal agencies, financial networks and critical infrastructure.
Former Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz, a prominent member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle, told the FBI that the dictator "delighted" in the 1998 terrorist bombings of two U.S. embassies in East Africa but had no interest in partnering with Osama bin Laden, declassified documents show.
A D.C. police officer protected her boyfriend while he packaged large amounts of crack and heroin on the kitchen table of the couple's District Heights home, federal prosecutors said this week in describing a drug conspiracy that they say extended from the streets of Northeast Washington to Arizona.
The FBI gave inaccurate information to Congress and the public when it claimed a possible terrorism link to justify surveilling an anti-war rally in Pittsburgh, the Justice Department's inspector general said Monday in a report on the bureau's scrutiny of domestic activist groups.
The Supreme Court says it won't stop a special election for President Obama's old Senate seat that leaves out current Illinois Sen. Roland Burris.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says that "the future belongs to Iran," and he challenged the United States to accept that his country has a major role in the world.