12/19/2013 1:54amFive major recommendations from the 46 proposals by the Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology to change National Security Agency surveillance programs and other intelligence and counterterrorism operations:
12/19/2013 1:56amThere were no champagne corks popping at the White House after Congress passed a two-year budget deal, no declarations of a new era of cooperation in President Barack Obama's second term.
12/19/2013 1:57amThe budget agreement passed by Congress sets spending limits for two years and averts a possible government shutdown in January. It increases government deficits in 2014 and 2015 but reduces them over 10 years by a total of $23 billion.
12/19/2013 1:39pmThe White House says it would veto new congressional legislation that would toughen sanctions against Iran.
12/19/2013 5:36pmPresident Barack Obama has deployed a small military contingent to South Sudan to help bolster security at the U.S. Embassy amid escalating violence.
12/19/2013 5:55pmPresident Barack Obama on Thursday commuted the sentences of eight people convicted of crimes related to selling drugs: