Spying has a long a colorful history. It has been amped up to extraordinary levels today by the National Security Agency and other super-secret operations. But there's a price for all that capability.
Americans Elect, which is inviting the public to a virtual primary, faces daunting hurdles. But dissatisfaction with the partisan gridlock in Washington creates a favorable political climate.
Homeland Security will stop using color-coded threat levels and replace them with a more specific, targeted alert system, the Homeland Security chief said Wednesday.
On Monday, this writer showed up for jury duty, and so did US Attorney General Eric Holder. In cities such as Washington, where many people never respond to a jury summons, celebrities and the powerful can set a good example.
The Democratic lawmaker is under fire over her knowledge of harsh interrogation measures. What did she know and when did she know it?