May 14, 2013 This was the critical moment, the brief time between his inaugural and when the nation's collective focus turns to whom his successor will be, when President Obama had to make real progress on his second-term agenda. Instead, controversies have intruded, eating up precious time.
May 6, 2013 Authorities arrest a 24-year-old man with a stockpile of explosives and firearms but decline to name what they believe was his intended target.
April 2, 2013 The federal criminal complaint against New York politicians as the result of an FBI sting was a reminder of how often real-life political scandals can read like the imaginings of Hollywood screenwriters.
November 19, 2012 Lana Peters, who died last year, defected to the U.S. in 1967. The Associated Press, citing newly declassified documents, says the FBI was trying to gauge how the former Svetlana Alliluyeva's defection was affecting international relations.
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?
October 4, 2012 Three weeks after the attack on the U.S. consulate that left U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead, a team of FBI investigators got to the site in Libya.
June 13, 2012 Morgan Harrington, 20, was last seen alive on Oct. 17, 2009, when she left a Metallica concert at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. The band's lead singer is asking the public for help in finding her killer.
June 11, 2012 Murders, manslaughters, rapes and assaults all fell nationwide, the FBI says.
April 17, 2012 The Justice Department has long known that flawed forensic work by FBI experts may have helped convict innocent people, but prosecutors rarely told defendants' attorneys, according to The Washington Post. Problems were seen in analyses of fingerprints, hair and fibers, bullets, polygraphs and other areas.
March 30, 2012 As he retires and heads into the private sector, Shawn Henry looks back at the growth in the cybercrime problem.
February 3, 2012 A day that began with the Anonymous hackers posting a 17-minute recording of a call between officials of the FBI and Scotland Yard has been followed with some tweeted taunting and the hacking of websites for the Greek government and Boston Police.
January 6, 2012 The FBI's new definition is "more inclusive, better reflects state criminal codes and focuses on the various forms of sexual penetration understood to be rape," officials say.