10/06/2013 6:47amWhen President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth.
10/06/2013 7:03amTreasury Secretary Jacob Lew says it will be "dangerous" and "reckless" for Congress to pass an October deadline without raising the government's borrowing limit.
10/06/2013 6:26pmA suspected Libyan al-Qaida figure nabbed by U.S. special forces in a dramatic operation in Tripoli was living freely in his homeland for the past two years, after a trajectory that took him to Sudan, Afghanistan and Iran, where he had been detained for years, his family said Sunday. The Libyan government bristled at the raid, asking Washington to explain the "kidnapping."
10/06/2013 9:53pmU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the United States and Russia are "very pleased" with the progress made so far in destroying Syria's chemical weapons stocks.
10/06/2013 10:10pmThe U.S. commando raids in Libya and Somalia suggest the future shape of U.S. counterterrorism efforts _ brief, targeted raids against highly sought extremist figures _ and highlight the rise of Africa as a terrorist haven.