Internet security experts are calling for a campaign to rewrite Web security in the wake of disclosures that the NSA has developed the capability to break encryption protecting millions of sites.
Congressional testimony this week by U.S. officials and previous estimates create some doubt about what a Syria operation could cost and even who might for pay for it.
Fifty percent of Americans oppose military action against Syria, and nearly eight-in-10 believe President Obama should receive congressional approval before using any force.
The US expects to announce a program to allow some Swiss banks to avoid prosecution over offshore tax dodging by Americans, a Justice Department official said.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense spent $1.3 billion during the last four years trying to develop a single electronic health-records system.
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks.
President Obama and some lawmakers are frustrated that critical parts of its Dodd-Frank financial overhaul remain unenforced. The New York Time reports.
A newly declassified CIA history spills the story about Nevada's Area 51 and its secret mission— which was not to study UFOs, but to test the U-2 and other spy planes.
Shaun Donovan, Housing and Urban Development secretary, provides a preview of President Obama's speech on housing later today in Arizona, including the shutdown of Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac and simplifying the mortgage application process.
The State Department has issued a statement warning U.S. citizens to be alert for potential terrorist attacks for the entire month of August, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
The TSA investigated and closed 9,622 cases of employee misconduct between 2010 and 2012, according to a report by the GAO.
A U.S. military judge on Tuesday found soldier Bradley Manning guilty of most of 21 criminal counts, but not of aiding the enemy, for handing over documents to WikiLeaks.
Heading into another budget battle, more Americans say they have been negatively affected by the sequester budget cuts, an exclusive poll found.
President Obama will embark on a campaign-style tour this week, laying out his agenda for reinvigorating the nation’s economy. The New York Times reports.
The postmaster general has renewed his plea for lawmakers to allow the Postal Service to switch to a five-day delivery schedule and to implement other overhauls.
Janet Napolitano, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, will step down to lead the University of California system, NBC News confirms.
U.S.-based airlines landed fewer flights on time in May compared with the same time last year, according to numbers from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
America's National Security Agency works closely with Germany and other Western states on a 'no questions asked'-basis, former NSA employee Edward Snowden said.
After many rejections, three countries have offered to give NSA leaker Edward Snowden asylum. One has now given him an ultimatum that he must respond by Monday.
Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called for mass demonstrations on Friday to show opposition to his overthrow.