Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department’s handling of the investigation of national security leaks and its failure to talk to The Associated Press before issuing subpoenas for the news service’s telephone records.
Osama bin Laden’s name should not be banned from the terrorism trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher despite claims by defense lawyers that it would be prejudicial toward their client, the government has told a federal judge.
Israeli Arabs protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv following the attacks on U.S. compounds in Libya, Egypt and Yemen.
President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.
Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are trading tough words over the handling of foreign attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in the Middle East, injecting foreign policy into a presidential campaign that has focused on a sour economy.
The situation is beginning to stabilize in Yemen after protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, angry over the same anti-Islam film that lead to the death of Chris Stevens on Wednesday in Libya.
Despite the discovery of a sophisticated new al-Qaeda airline bomb plot, congressional and security officials suggested no immediate need Tuesday to change airport security procedures, which already subject shoeless passengers to intrusive pat-downs and body scans.
A federal trial is set to begin against 13 men accused of illegally smuggling millions of dollars’ worth of the illegal African drug khat (COT).