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The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Delaware said businessman Xiang Li, 36, would be deported to China pending his release from prison. Li, of Chengdu, China, was arrested in June 2011, in an undercover sting by U.S. Department of Homeland Security agents on the Pacific island of Saipan, an American territory near Guam.
Transportation Security Administration agents in Denver briefly stopped "Star Wars" franchise actor Peter Mayhew recently as he was boarding a flight with a cane shaped like one of science-fiction's most iconic weapons. Social media played no role in the determination, "the TSA said in a brief statement released to The Associated Press on Saturday.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest after a report the Obama administration demanded millions of phone records of Verizon customers. Mike Rogers, the House Intelligence Chairman, said the program actually thwarted a terrorist attack.
Discussing whether "government spying" is worth giving up individual liberty, with Steven Bucci, Heritage Foundation. This program does not violate privacy, and has saved American lives, he says.
CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on reports the national security agency has been gathering millions of Verizon telephone records. Government security people say the law has already saved lives.
Rep. Mike Rogers defended the phone records law, saying it has thwarted a domestic terror attack in the past.
The proposal had drawn fierce opposition from lawmakers, airlines and others who said it would place passengers and crews at risk.
The latest ricin-laced letter addressed to President Obama highlights the state-of-the-art Secret Service facility used for screening a million pieces of mail a year.
Sprint and SoftBank have reached a deal with the U.S. over security concerns, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. William Plummer, Huawei, explains why his company is unhappy with the deal.
With news that authorities seized assets of the world's largest bitcoin exchange, traders and other people interested in the digital currency are looking nervously at the future.
CNBC's Eamon Javers goes inside a lab to get a glimpse at how workers keep the nation safe from unwanted security breaches on the web.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports breaking news regarding additional suspects in custody in the Boston bombing investigation. (2:09)
President Obama answers questions about the Boston Marathon bombing and protecting the country from further attacks. The FBI and Homeland Security performed "exemplary" in their duties, adding his administration is cooperating fully with all departments to protect and prevent these attacks.
After a fake message about explosions in the White House surfaced yesterday, should the SEC allow companies to use Twitter to announce news? Jacob Frenkel, Schulman Rogers, weighs in.
Hackers sent a false market-moving message that the White House was under attack, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
As Boston returns to the business of healing after last week's bombings, the mother of the two suspects speaks out in defense of her sons, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports an important transition has taken place in Boston as the FBI turns over the crime scene on Boylston Street back to the city, and the flag that flew at the finish line is presented to Mayor Thomas Menino.
There's a dramatic turn for law enforcement officials trying to piece together what was behind the bombing attacks, reports Scott Cohn.
Chad Sweet, former Chief of Staff at the Dept. of Homeland Security, shares his thoughts on the latest investigation in the Boston bombings.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on the Boston bombing investigation. And James Woolsey, former CIA director, discusses the likelihood of a terror connection in the Tsarnaev brothers' attack and if there's a way to keep such things from happening again.