May 22, 2013 The role former CIA Director David Petraeus played in creating the discredited U.S. "talking points" about the violence in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead, including a U.S. ambassador, last year is under new scrutiny, as a Washington Post story suggests that Petraeus sought to shape the resulting memo to favor his agency.
March 27, 2013 The former CIA director stepped out of the shadows to express "how deeply I regret — and apologize for — the circumstances that led to my resignation from the CIA and caused such pain for my family, friends and supporters." An extramarital affair led to his resignation.
January 23, 2013 Allen's nomination was put on hold after he was entangled in the extramarital affair scandal that led to the resignation of CIA Chief David Petraeus.
January 22, 2013 Allen was implicated in the scandal when an investigation found potentially inappropriate emails sent by Allen. The investigation by the Inspector General found the allegations were "unsubstantiated."
January 22, 2013 When the FBI looked into threatening emails Kelley had received, the investigation led to the uncovering of then-CIA Director Petraeus' affair with Broadwell. Kelley has now spoken publicly for the first time, to The Daily Beast.
December 18, 2012 Paula Broadwell, whose affair with retired Gen. David Petraeus led to his resignation from the post of CIA director, will not face federal charges related to the alleged cyberstalking of another woman, according to a letter sent by the Justice Department to Broadwell's attorney.
November 18, 2012 Speaking on NBC's Meet the Press, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said Congress had asked the White House to explain the Obama administration's talking points in the aftermath of the attack.
November 16, 2012 After attending a closed-door hearing, a Republican lawmaker insinuated that the CIA assessment of the Benghazi attacks had been changed. A U.S. official tells NPR the talking points were not changed and included references to "extremists."
November 16, 2012 The doors were closed so the nation wasn't be able to watch. One week after his scandal-tinged resignation, former CIA Director David Petraeus fielded questions from members of both the House and Senate intelligence committees.
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 13, 2012 The FBI review of sensitive email messages between former CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer-mistress Paula Broadwell has been raising big questions about Big Brother. One of them: When can federal law enforcement review a person's private communications?
November 13, 2012 The investigation into the former CIA director's extramarital affair has now ensnared the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan. Investigators found thousands of communications between Gen. John Allen and a Tampa woman. He says they were not inappropriate. The sordid story is getting confusing.
November 12, 2012 Paula Broadwell wrote a biography of Petraeus. She is also a major in the Army Reserve who focuses on counterterrorism issues and has access to some secret information. Broadwell and Petraeus have reportedly told investigators he did not give her any classified information.
November 12, 2012 While FBI agents reportedly uncovered the CIA director's extramarital affair during the summer, no one outside the Justice Department was told until he resigned on Friday. Investigators did not think the affair had compromised national security, news outlets report.