April 26, 2013 The White House now believes Syria has used chemical weapons. But President Obama has shown no inclination toward military involvement in another Middle Eastern war.
April 24, 2013 Kentucky's junior senator, who gained a good deal of attention from a 13-hour anti-drone filibuster, is again making news related to the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. But now, the potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate is clarifying his statement that "I don't care" if a drone is used to kill a liquor store robber.
April 24, 2013 Law enforcement officials have been given high marks for their response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon. But at the same time, questions are being raised about the coordination among federal agencies handling intelligence about the suspects in the months before the attack.
April 24, 2013 Under current laws, if a background check shows your name is on the national terror watch list, you can still purchase a gun. Government data show that people on terrorism watch lists were able to buy guns or explosives after a background check more than 1,300 times between 2004 and 2010.
April 23, 2013 Footage from privately owned surveillance cameras along the Boston Marathon route gave the FBI early clues about the bombing suspects. But the proliferation of cameras in America's big cities raises some tricky questions about the balance between security and privacy.