Drawing On Pentagon Surplus, Police Now Wield Weapons Of War

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Members of the House of Representatives leave after a procedural vote on Capitol Hill in Washington on Friday, as Republicans reshaped legislation to deal with the border crisis, a day after Congress was supposed to go into its August recess. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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As Congress Breaks, Inaction Remains Most Notable Action

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Inquiry Shows CIA Spied On Senate Panel That Was Investigating The Agency

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CIA Director Apologizes For Meddling In Senate Computers

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With Congress Set To Adjourn, Border Crisis Remains Unresolved

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Leahy Aims To Patch Loopholes With A Revamp Of NSA's Data Collection

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A Compromise Deal On Overhauling The VA, But Will It Pass?

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Immigrants run to jump on a train in Ixtepec, Mexico, during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama wants nearly $4 billion in emergency funds to deal with the tens of thousands of children from Central America who've been crossing the border. Eduardo Verdugo/AP hide caption

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Time Running Short For Congress To Agree On Border Bill

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Zzarr, a Dutch shepherd, with K-9 handler U.S. Army Sgt. Nathan Arriaga (partly hidden), in 2011. Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Advocates Say Military Dogs Aren't Pets — They're Veterans

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Director of National Intelligence James Clapper (center), accompanied by FBI Director Robert Mueller (left) and CIA Director John Brennan, testifies on Capitol Hill on March 12, 2013. When questioned, Clapper said the NSA did not collect data on Americans. He later acknowledged his response was "clearly erroneous." Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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The Challenge Of Keeping Tabs On The NSA's Secretive Work

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Over the last dozen years, whistleblowers at the National Security Agency have had a rough track record, facing FBI raids and lawsuits. NSA/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Before Snowden: The Whistleblowers Who Tried To Lift The Veil

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NSA Implementing Fix To Prevent Snowden-Like Security Breach

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FBI, NSA Spied On American Muslims, Report Says

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Bipartisan Board OKs NSA Surveillance Program, With Suggestions

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