November 17, 2012 President Obama's critics say the September attack in Libya and the official response reflect poorly on his administration. While they focused on TV comments by U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, David Petraeus' resignation from the CIA complicated the debate. Some — but not all — questions were answered in closed hearings this week.
November 16, 2012 Privacy groups and tech companies have been pushing for more protection for emails and other online personal information for years. They hope the FBI investigation into Gen. David Petraeus' email correspondence with Paula Broadwell will give their efforts new momentum.
November 14, 2012 Both The New York Times and CBS News identify him as Frederick Humphries, a veteran agent at the bureau who investigated the foiled millennium terrorist plot in 1999.
November 14, 2012 New details are emerging about how David Petraeus' extramarital affair developed, and when officials — from law enforcement to the White House — first found out about it.
November 14, 2012 A scarlet letter is no longer required, but there are sanctions. For some public figures, it can end a career. For others, it's just a bump in the road that quickly passes.
November 13, 2012 For years, the military has been held in high regard — to the point where some argue it became less accountable to civilian authorities. The affair involving retired Gen. David Petraeus could lead to the military's being viewed as more flawed and held more accountable.