Giving kids the keys to financial empowerment involve taking a few small but surprising steps.
When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.
A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was a smashing success, but not in the way he had hoped.
Michele Dunne, a former diplomat now with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said Saturday that she was turned away at the Cairo airport.
U.S. lawmakers were expected on Friday to approve new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country's high-tech oil projects.
The Senate is expected to pass the $1.1 trillion package, but not without delays prompted by unhappy members of both parties.
The U.S. Senate postponed an anticipated vote on a $1.1 trillion spending bill late on Friday and will instead aim to pass the legislation on Monday.
An upstate New York man has pleaded guilty to charges he mailed 21 death threats with white powder over 15 years to U.S. Sen. John McCain, a local high school and others.
The FBI has warned U.S. businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operations.
Mrs. Cochran, a former teacher, was in a nursing home when she became part of an unsuccessful attack ad against her husband, Senator Thad Cochran.
Ashton B. Carter, President Obama’s nominee to become defense secretary, underwent what an administration official called “a long-planned surgical procedure on his back” on Friday.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. spoke with the police and community members in Chicago on Friday about law enforcement practices, his latest stop in a nationwide tour.
A judge on Friday found a South Carolina mother who drove her three children into the Atlantic Ocean not guilty of felony child abuse by reason of insanity.
The counteroffensive, which includes a new website, began even before the Senate committee issued its report on the agency’s harsh treatment of detainees.
The fact that President Obama had to lobby his own party so intensely to avoid a government shutdown speaks to the challenge he faces in dealing with a hostile Congress.
Of 119 prisoners in C.I.A custody, the Senate report found that 26 were either described in the agency’s own documents as mistakenly detained, or released and given money.
Four people were injured in a shooting outside a Portland high school on Friday, throwing an area in the north end of the city into chaos.
Newly declassified documents show disagreement among judges on the secret surveillance court, and the Bush administration pushing forward with “innovative” solutions.
After state officials said Lennon Lacy, 17, whose body was found hanging from a swing set in North Carolina, committed suicide, the local chapter of the N.A.A.C.P. asked the F.B.I. to intervene.
Many Detroiters are willing to wait for promised change, but it has been slow to come. “The city has good intentions,” one resident said, “but then the actions are like a snail.”