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Topic - U.S. Government
An effort to prosecute the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and four co-defendants veered off track again Thursday as a pretrial hearing ended with new obstacles that threaten to further derail the case before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.
A federal judge has approved plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide in what will be the largest terrorism-related forfeiture ever, a prosecutor said Thursday.
A lawsuit filed by a fired medical school professor says Wayne State University bilked more than $169 million in research grant money from the U.S. government.
A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of getting help with a land claim.
The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret documents handed over by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
Coverage of the National Security Agency's sweeping surveillance program that won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday follows a tradition of bucking the U.S. government on matters of secret intelligence.
The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
The Cuban government said Wednesday it is concerned about a jailed U.S. government subcontractor's hunger strike, which he began last week to protest both Havana's and Washington's handling of his case.
The revelation that a U.S. government-funded program set up a cellphone-based social network in Cuba is likely to pose new challenges for independent bloggers and exile groups that work to increase access to technology.
In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a U.S. government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to build a social media project aimed at undermining Cuba's communist government.
Cuban-Americans are divided over the revelation by The Associated Press that the U.S. government spent millions of dollars to secretly create a "Cuban Twitter" designed to undermine the island's communist government.
The White House on Thursday denied that the U.S. government secretly built a covert social network in Cuba designed to push citizens there toward dissent.
The Obama administration has conducted warrantless searches of Americans' communications as part of the National Security Agency's surveillance operations that target foreigners located outside of the U.S., the administration's top intelligence official confirmed in a letter to Congress disclosed Tuesday.
A decision by a trial judge in Chicago to grant lawyers for a terrorism suspect unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records would be a "sea change" in how such sensitive documents are handled and could end up jeopardizing national security, U.S. government attorneys argue in a hard-hitting appeal filed on Monday.
A top Democratic senator says President Obama's decision to slow down the U.S. government's bulk collection of phone records, placing more faith in private companies, is a step in the right direction.