As recently as 2011, the National Security Agency was collecting almost 200 million text messages each day, according to a new story by The Guardian that cites documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Boeing delivered a record 648 commercial jetliners last year, including 65 of its newest 787s and also had a record backlog of 5,080 unfulfilled orders.
Saying she is “devastated” to have to miss the competition, Team USA’s best-known and most dominant Alpine skiier said Tuesday that she will not be competing in next month’s Winter Olympics.
The Senate has voted to approve the nomination of Janet Yellen as the next leader of the U.S. Federal Reserve. With Monday’s vote, Yellen, 67, will become the first woman to serve as America’s banking chief, heading an institution that was established in 1913.
The Senate is poised to take a key procedural vote on whether to move forward with an extension of federal unemployment benefits for 1.3 million jobless Americans, with Democrats hoping to overcome a strong partisan divide on the issue.
The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court not to extend a temporary injunction given to a group of Colorado nuns who want to be exempt from some rules in the new health care law.
The White House released new figures on Sunday that show a surge in the number of Americans who have signed up for health insurance through the federal marketplace.
Coaches’ heads are beginning to roll in the National Football League, now that the 2013 regular season is over.
Headlines such as this come along every few months: “Delta To Honor Extremely Cheap Mistake Fares.”
“As soon as the journalists were able to work, everything that I had been trying to do was validated,” says the former NSA contractor.