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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI assured Congress in an unusual, confidential briefing that its plane surveillance program is a by-the-books operation short on high-definition cameras - with some planes equipped with binoculars - and said only five times in five years has it tracked...
11:48 a.m. The police chief in Charleston says the white man suspected of killing nine people inside a historic black church has been captured in North Carolina. Chief Greg Mullen says 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof was arrested Thursday during a traffic stop in Shelby, North...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Civil rights leaders in this largely white city that lies between the Cascade and Rocky mountains are worried that the ruse perpetrated by former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal will hurt efforts to move the region beyond a troubled racial past. Dolezal...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Flood-weary Texans were bracing for heavy rain and possible flooding as the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill crept further inland early Wednesday. The center of the storm was expected to move northward just west of the Interstate 35 corridor, dropping 4 to 5...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Donald is running for president. Real-estate mogul and reality-television star Donald Trump said Tuesday he will seek the Republican nomination for president. He's the 12th high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 race, with more to come in the weeks ahead...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The agency that allowed hackers linked to China to steal private information about nearly every federal employee - and detailed personal histories of millions with security clearances - failed for years to take basic steps to secure its computer networks,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government data warehouse stores personal information forever on millions of people who seek coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law, including those who open an account on HealthCare.gov but don't sign up for coverage. At a time when major...
DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) -- The intense manhunt for two escaped murderers in far upstate New York has hit its 10th day as a woman charged with helping the killers flee from prison heads back to court. Prosecutors say Joyce Mitchell, a prison tailoring shop instructor who had...
1:15 p.m. (EDT) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says searchers continue to follow up on every lead in the hunt for two escaped murderers, but it's unclear if they're still in the vicinity of the northern New York prison. Cuomo says officials don't know if the men are still in the...