Judge cuts accused 9/11 plotter from military trial

Military judge says court needs to resolve if defendant is mentally competent to stand trial.

U.S. could do more to intercept militants, Pakistan says

A Pakistani official says U.S. forces in Afghanistan should ‘not permit these people to disappear.’

Video: Medal of Honor recipient’s gavel goes flying at NYSE

Video: Medal of Honor recipient’s gavel goes flying at NYSE

Former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts rang the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. The gavel never stood a chance.

Post reporter appears to have been detained in Iran

Post reporter appears to have been detained in Iran

It is unclear who may have detained Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian and three others, paper says.

Marine to face desertion charges (again)

Marine to face desertion charges (again)

Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun is being held at Camp Lejeune, N.C., because he is considered a flight risk.

Anatomy of a deadly personnel carrier strike in Gaza

Anatomy of a deadly personnel carrier strike in Gaza

At least six Israeli soldiers were killed in a strike on a 50-year-old armored personnel carrier. Here’s how it could have happened.

European court finds Poland complicit in CIA ‘torture’

European court finds Poland complicit in CIA ‘torture’

The human rights court says that Poland facilitated the creation of a secret prison on its territory.

What shot down the two Ukrainian fighter jets?

What shot down the two Ukrainian fighter jets?

Crash footage raises more questions than it answers.

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

The National Security Agency has been forced to respond to unprecedented disclosures about its surveillance programs. Those programs have been assailed as a violation of privacy rights by critics and defended as critical to U.S. national security by intelligence officials. Explore our coverage.

Little-known details emerge in Medal of Honor case

Little-known details emerge in Medal of Honor case

The nation’s newest Medal of Honor recipient heard he was receiving the award from another soldier, Sgt. Kyle White, who received it in May.

U.S. spying continues to puzzle Germany

U.S. spying continues to puzzle Germany

Officials in the Merkel government say questions remain unanswered a year after revelations on surveillance.

‘Going to be one of the hardest prosecutions imaginable’

‘Going to be one of the hardest prosecutions imaginable’

Despite mounting evidence that separatists downed Flight 17, officials face evidentiary and legal obstacles.

U.S. discloses intelligence on downing of Malaysian jet

U.S. discloses intelligence on downing of Malaysian jet

Satellite images and social-media analysis are released to bolster the case alleging Russian complicity.