Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.  (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Leaked NSA Search: ‘Show Me All The Word Documents That Reference Osama Bin Laden’

Documents published by the Guardian newspaper are providing new insight into the National Security Agency’s surveillance of world data, giving an over-the-shoulder look at the programs and techniques U.S. intelligence analysts use to exploit the hundreds of billions of records they gather each year.


British Foreign Secretary William Hague speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., on June 25, 2013. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Senior British Official Defends Intel-Sharing Ties With US

A senior British official defended the country’s intelligence-sharing ties with the United States on Tuesday, as governments in both countries face criticism about snooping on citizens.


Appearing before a Senate panel, Holder also generally declined comment about a long-running NSA program to collect phone record of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon as part of an anti-terrorist effort, and affirmed he will not prosecute journalists for doing their jobs. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: NSA Will Not Prosecute Any Reporter For Doing Their Job

Attorney General Eric Holder denied Thursday that the Obama administration is killing suspected terrorists with drone strikes to avoid capturing them and sending them to the Guantanamo prison it wants to close.


U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, center, is escorted as he leaves a military court for the day June 3, 2013 at Fort Meade in Maryland. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

British Activists Rallying Around Manning During WikiLeaks Trial

It’s rare for an American to generate more sympathy abroad than he or she does at home, but Bradley Manning and his trial are unique in a host of ways.


Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the Boston bombing should spur closer security cooperation between Moscow and Washington but it also proves that the West was wrong in supporting militants in Chechnya. (Photo by Bodo Schackow-Pool/Getty Images)

Putin: Boston Bombing Exposes US’s Mistakes On Chechnya, Terrorism

Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the Boston bombing should spur closer security cooperation between Moscow and Washington but it also proves that the West was wrong in supporting militants in Chechnya.


File photo of the natural gas plant in Algeria at the heart of the current hostage situation. (credit: FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Death Toll Climbs Past 80 In Siege In The Sahara

The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara climbed to at least 81 on Sunday as Algerian forces searching the refinery for explosives found dozens more bodies, many so badly disfigured it was unclear whether they were hostages or militants, a security official said.


File photo of Pakistani protestors burning an American flag in response to U.S. drone strikes in the region. (credit: S.S. MIRZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: US Drone Strikes In Pakistan ‘Damaging And Counterproductive’

The U.S. military’s use of drones in Pakistan to target suspected militants has been less effective – and has fatally wounded more civilians – to this point than what has been reported by the Obama Administration, according to a new study.


File photo of Kim Kardashian. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Lawsuits: Kim Kardashian A Terrorist, Had Sex On Tape While Unicorn Watched

Two recent lawsuits filed against reality television star Kim Kardashian assert that the pop culture personality has terrorist sympathies, and that she recently made a sex tape in the presence of multiple animals – including a unicorn.


File photo of New York Police Department officers. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD: Iran Operatives Have Conducted Surveillance At New York Landmarks

A senior New York Police Department official says law enforcement has interviewed at least 13 people since 2005 with ties to Iran’s government who were seen taking pictures of New York City landmarks. Police consider the activity to be pre-operational surveillance.