U.S. to partially resume military aid to Egypt

The decision to deliver Apache copters comes despite congressional restrictions in the coup’s aftermath.

Lawsuit: FBI using no-fly list to recruit informants

Four men accuse the U.S. of putting them on the list after they refused to spy on Muslim communities.

Army reprimands general for mishandling sex-assault case

Army reprimands general for mishandling sex-assault case

Pentagon promises accountability, but many generals still on duty months after discipline imposed.

Justice Department prepares for clemency requests

Justice Department prepares for clemency requests

Attorney General Holder expects thousands of applications from non-violent drug offenders.

Snowden seems to be showing a double standard

In talking to Putin about surveillance, the former NSA contractor drops the ball.

U.S. cites ‘indications’ toxin was used in Syria attack

U.S. cites ‘indications’ toxin was used in Syria attack

Government and rebels trade accusations over who was behind possible use of chemical.

Pro-Russian separatists reportedly block monitors

Pro-Russian separatists reportedly block monitors

Free passage of the monitors and the disarming of separatists were key elements of the agreement.

Navy looks at sleep research to address submariner fatigue

Commanders are given the OK to shift schedules to allow more rest time in light of findings.

NSA Secrets

FILE - This June 6, 213 file photo shows the sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. The NSA has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the intelligence agency broad new powers in 2008, The Washington Post reports. In one case, telephone calls from Washington were intercepted when the city's area code was confused with the dialing code for Egypt.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Revelations and reaction

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Snowden defends his question to Putin on spying

The fugitive NSA leaker expresses incredulity at the Russian leader’s denial of mass surveillance.

U.S. to send Ukrainian military more non-lethal aid

U.S. to send Ukrainian military more non-lethal aid

The move to bolster an embattled ally stops short of supplying the weapons that officials in Kiev have sought.

Syrian opposition fighters obtain U.S. antitank missiles

Syrian opposition fighters obtain U.S. antitank missiles

U.S. officials declined to discuss the origin of the weapons but did not dispute that the rebels have them.

U.S. expectations low ahead of talks with Russia, Ukraine

U.S. expectations low ahead of talks with Russia, Ukraine

Secretary of State John F. Kerry is in Geneva for meetings aimed at pressuring Russia to pull back.