The delay of more than 13 hours reportedly stemmed from suspicions that Edward Snowden, the former U.S. intelligence worker who leaked secret data, might have been aboard the plane.
A huge celebration has begun in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, after military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says that Mohammed Morsi is out as president and the country’s constitution has been suspended.
On Thursday, the United States revealed that it now has “high confidence” that the Syrian regime had used chemical weapons against rebel forces.
The deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Michael Morell, has resigned.
Starkly different views of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning were presented Monday, the first day of his court-martial on charges that he aided the enemy when he gave a large batch of classified data to WikiLeaks that was then posted online.
By a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a Maryland law that allows police to collect DNA, without first getting a warrant, from persons who are arrested.
Three witnesses billed as whistle-blowers appeared before a House committee Wednesday to challenge the Obama administration’s explanation of what transpired on Sept. 11, 2012, as the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was attacked and the ambassador and three others killed.
For the past year, explains the AP, Jindal’s administration has used “money earmarked for public schools in the state’s Minimum Foundation Program to pay for private school tuition.”
North Korea has sentenced a U.S. citizen to 15 years in one of the country’s notorious labor camps for allegedly attempting to overthrow the Pyongyang government.
Cities in Arizona that conduct buyback programs to get guns off the street will now be required to re-sell those weapons, according to a new law signed by the governor.