A federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the ACLU on behalf of three men who were allegedly tortured while detained in CIA prisons despite never being formally charged with a crime.
An email sent to Clinton in 2011 reveals that the State Department tried to prevent the Washington Post from publishing details about the US sharing intelligence with Turkey about Kurdish militants.
Federal, state, and local governments in the US are expected to spend more than $6 trillion this year. But small or new companies have little chance of earning any of that money.
A declassified report by the CIA's internal watchdog on the state of the agency in the lead-up to and aftermath of 9/11 describes a chaotic atmosphere and an overworked, under-qualified staff.
President Obama says the US to get its act together on icebreakers, and it's something America needs to do if it really is serious about the Arctic — for a number of reasons.
There are an estimated 100 uncontacted tribes in the Amazon. As the jungle shrinks and civilization encroaches, some academics are arguing that society's 'hands-off' policy is a failure.
The data-mining startup Crowdpac has crunched numbers to determine the extent to which the political views of police in the US mirror those of the people they serve.
Former US senator and Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern was beloved by many, but his FBI files provide insight into his enemies, including former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover.
The Sentry, a new initiative headed by George Clooney and John Prendergast, aims to slow down African conflict by hitting warlords and corrupt officials where it really hurts — their bank balance.
Fallout from the massive data breach at the Office of Personnel Management continues — but the ramifications of the theft of 18 million federal employees' personal info will be felt for years.
Following in the footsteps of Albert Einstein, a few small organizations are working to relocate academics who find themselves in grave danger all over the globe.
America needs and relies on the seas, but not every problem is a nail to be hit by the Navy's hammer. That's where the US Coast Guard comes in — and it's just about out of ships, money, and time.