10/31/2013 9:43amFor 2 1/2 years, a Somali man has languished in jail, waiting for his trial on piracy charges to begin _ even though the judge in the case says he's not a pirate and has concluded that the lengthy pretrial lockup violates his constitutional rights.
10/31/2013 1:13pmTerrorists "found a second chance" to thrive in Iraq, the nation's prime minister said Thursday in asking for new U.S. aid to beat back a bloody insurgency that has been fueled by the neighboring Syrian civil war and the departure of American troops from Iraq two years ago.
10/31/2013 2:02pmOfficials say Israeli warplanes attacked a military target inside Syria.
10/31/2013 2:31pmSecretary of State John Kerry is hitting the road again, this time on a damage-control mission to the Middle East and Europe where rancor is high over U.S. strategies in Syria, Egypt and Iran as well as American surveillance activities revealed by ex-NSA analyst Edward Snowden.
10/31/2013 3:14pmAfter a decade of work and billions of dollars spent, the modernization of the U.S. air traffic control system is in trouble. The ambitious and complex technology program dubbed NextGen has encountered unforeseen difficulties at almost every turn.
10/31/2013 3:37pmWorkers who take advantage of special tax-free accounts to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses could soon be allowed to carry over up to $500 from one year to the next.
10/31/2013 4:03pmInterior Secretary Sally Jewell says Congress needs to do more than talk when it comes to national parks, forests and other public lands.
10/31/2013 4:33pmThe head of the Border Patrol says his agents made about 420,000 arrests in the budget year that ended in September, a 15 percent increase from the previous year.
10/31/2013 5:24pmImprisoned documents leaker Chelsea Manning says she'll go to court, if necessary, to get treatment for gender identity disorder, also called gender dysphoria.
10/31/2013 6:33pmEmployees from six Homeland Security Department offices have abused an overtime program and cost the government about $8.7 million a year, according an Office of Special Counsel letter and report sent Thursday to the president and Congress.