Feb 3, 2014 — Google, Yahoo and others said they received thousands of secret-court-approved government requests for their users' content. The companies said only a small percentage of their users were affected by the requests.
Jan 16, 2014 — We look at some of the pros and cons of changes to U.S. policy on electronic surveillance that the president might endorse.
Jan 9, 2014 — "I see the government operating the way the founders intended," says FBI Director Jim Comey, who notes that branches of the U.S. government approved the bulk collection of U.S. phone records.
Dec 11, 2013 — The bureau, which says it's been hard-hit by sequestration cuts, hopes the compromise plan will forestall furloughs and bring it back to full capacity.
Sep 19, 2013 — In his first remarks to reporters since taking office this month, FBI Director Jim Comey addressed security concerns following the Navy Yard shootings that left 13 people dead. He also talked about sequestration and leaks on government surveillance programs.
Sep 12, 2013 — In his first full week on the job, FBI Director Jim Comey expressed "intense concern" that sequester cuts could result in two weeks of furlough days for agents and the loss of 3,000 positions. He says it's a big national security worry.
Jul 9, 2013 — But nominee for FBI Director James Comey wasn't directly asked to square that position with his approval, as deputy attorney general in the Bush years, of a 2005 Justice Department memo that concluded waterboarding detainees did not violate a U.S. anti-terrorism statute.
Jun 24, 2013 — Also: Lemony Snicket on storytelling; the best books coming out this week.
Jun 19, 2013 — Former University of Southern California professor Walter Lee Williams was caught at a Mexican beach town, a day after being placed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list on charges of sexual exploitation of children.
Jun 18, 2013 — FBI agents believe they have a credible lead on the whereabouts of Jimmy Hoffa's body. If they're right, it will solve a longstanding mystery, which will also deflate Hoffa's resonance in popular culture.