Congress spending millions on Russia probes, won’t give details

Congress is spending millions of dollars on investigations of Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, but it’s impossible to tell from public reports exactly how much the probes are costing taxpayers — and the committees running the investigation refuse to talk about it. The Senate intelligence committee received an extra $1.2 million earlier this year for its investigation and added two employees to […]

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New Post-Snowden Leaks Reveal Secret Details of U.S. Terrorist Watch List

The documents are not as highly classified as the materials released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden The U.S. government believes that someone other than former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has recently leaked secret national-security documents to the media, an official confirmed Tuesday. The documents, published by the Intercept on Tuesday, detail the growth of federal terrorist watch […]

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More Details Sought on Mute Boston Bomb Suspect

The 19-year-old charged with the Boston Marathon bombing, his throat injured by a gunshot wound, wrote down answers to the questions of investigators about his motives and connections to any terror networks. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s answers led them to believe he and his brother were motivated by a radical brand of Islam without major terror connections, said U.S. officials, who spoke […]

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