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Mar 21, 2013 at 6:39 PM PDT
Thirteen minutes into the Oscar-winning movie "Argo," CIA agent Tony Mendez asks supervisor Jack O'Donnell what happened to a group of Americans when the U.S. Embassy was stormed in Tehran.
Mar 5, 2013 at 5:38 PM PDT
After requesting it for two years, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has finally received the Obama administration's full legal analysis on why it thinks it can target and kill Americans suspected of terrorism. After it was supplied, he now publicly...
Mar 5, 2013 at 4:35 PM PDT
The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Tuesday to approve President Barack Obama's pick to lead the CIA after winning a behind-the-scenes battle with the White House over access to a series of top-secret legal opinions that justify the use of...
Mar 5, 2013 at 7:31 AM PDT
Republicans controlling the House are moving to take the roughest edges off across-the-board spending cuts that are just starting to take effect.
Mar 5, 2013 at 1:42 AM PDT
The Senate Intelligence Committee is scheduled to vote on President Barack Obama's pick to lead the CIA after weeks of wrangling with the White House over access to top-secret information about the use of lethal drone strikes against terror suspects...
Feb 26, 2013 at 2:11 PM PDT
The Senate has voted to confirm Chuck Hagel to be the nation's next defense secretary.
Feb 1, 2013 at 7:31 AM PDT
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is leaving office with a slap at critics of the Obama administration's handling of the September attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya. She told The Associated Press that critics of the...
Jan 29, 2013 at 1:37 PM PDT
The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed President Barack Obama's choice of five-term Sen. John Kerry to be secretary of state, with Republicans and Democrats praising him as the ideal successor to Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Jan 23, 2013 at 7:01 AM PDT
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at times emotional and fierce, insisted on Wednesday that the department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya.
Jan 9, 2013 at 4:05 PM PDT
The composition of President Barack Obama's second term Cabinet became clearer Wednesday, with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigning and three other members of the president's team deciding to stay on amid concerns about diversity in Obama's inner circle.
Jan 1, 2013 at 7:48 AM PDT
A Senate report has found that the White House did not make major changes in the talking points that administration officials used after the attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya. Some Republicans had questioned whether the...
Dec 31, 2012 at 9:26 PM PDT
It was a year of storms, of raging winds and rising waters, but also broader turbulence that strained our moorings. Our atmosphere, our politics, our economy — rarely in memory have they seemed in such constant agitation.
Dec 31, 2012 at 2:30 PM PDT
The FBI, CIA and other intelligence agencies - but not the White House - made major changes in talking points that led to the Obama administration's confusing explanations of the attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, a Senate report concluded Monday.
Dec 30, 2012 at 5:07 PM PDT
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was admitted to a New York hospital Sunday after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this month.
Dec 20, 2012 at 7:41 AM PDT
The State Department on Thursday acknowledged weaknesses in security related to the deadly Sept. 11 assault on the diplomatic mission in Libya following a scathing independent report faulting management failures at the department.