Report: North Korea Orders People Named 'Kim Jong Un' To Change NamesNorth Korea has ordered any person who shares the name of leader Kim Jong Un to immediately change their name, birth certificate and any other legal paperwork.
North Korea Rescue Mission Delayed For Nearly 2 Days Due To Airplane IssuesDirector of National Intelligence James Clapper was on a high stakes, top secret mission to retrieve two Americans imprisoned in North Korea. But after a stop in Hawaii, he found himself cooling his heels like some coach-flying business traveler.
Clapper Leads Secret Presidential Envoy To Retrieve 2 Americans Imprisoned In North KoreaAt first blush, James Clapper, the gruff former general who serves as director of national intelligence, seemed an odd choice of presidential envoy for a secret mission to retrieve two Americans imprisoned in North Korea.
2 Americans Held in North Korea Whisked Back HomeTwo Americans held by North Korea were on their way home Saturday after their release was secured through a secret mission by the top U.S. intelligence official to the reclusive Communist country.
Bergdahl Swap Increases Opposition To Obama's Promise To Close GuantanamoPresident Barack Obama's goal of closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is facing re-energized opposition from Republicans and increased questioning from fellow Democrats amid widespread anger in Congress over the swap of five Taliban detainees for the last American prisoner of war in Afghanistan.
Twitter Threatens To Sue Obama Administration Over Gov't Surveillance RequestsTwitter is prepared to sue the Obama administration for the right to disclose more detailed information on surveillance requests it receives from the government.
US Releases More Documents On Surveillance Origins The director of national intelligence on Saturday declassified more documents that outline how the National Security Agency was first authorized to start collecting bulk phone and Internet records in the hunt for al-Qaida terrorists and how a court eventually gained oversight of the program.
US Officials To Judge: 'There Was No Single Person Who Had Complete Technical Understanding' Of NSA SystemU.S. officials for nearly three years accessed data on thousands of domestic phone numbers they shouldn't have and then misrepresented their actions to a secret spy court to reauthorize the government's surveillance program, documents released Tuesday show.
Poll: Only 11 Percent Say NSA Now Less Likely To Monitor Americans' Phone CallsDespite President Barack Obama’s vow for greater “transparency” and tighter National Security Agency restrictions, only 11 percent of American voters think the government is now less likely to monitor their private phone calls.
Obama Orders Creation of Intelligence Review GroupPresident Barack Obama is directing his national intelligence director to form a panel of outside experts to review government intelligence and communications technologies.
Google Asks Obama Administration To Publish More US Gov't Information Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government's demands for email and other personal information transmitted online in an effort to distance itself from an Internet dragnet.
US Intelligence Chief: Cyberterror Leading Worldwide Threat To US SecurityThe top U.S. intelligence official says cyberterrorism is the leading worldwide threat to U.S. security.