Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 21, the 141st day of 2019. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 21, 19...

Saudi diplomat rejects activist's allegation he's a target

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom has no information about an Arab activist living in Norway who says the CIA tipped Norwegian security about a threat against hi...

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration's ...

Pakistan suspends polio vaccine drive after health worker attacks

Pakistani authorities have suspended the anti-polio campaign "for an indefinite period" across the country amid increasing violent attacks on polio workers. An anti-polio drive was launched...

Prosecutors seek life term for ex-CIA man on spy conviction

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer could get up to life in prison when he's sentenced on his conviction of spying for China. The sentencing for Kevin Mallory of Leesburg, Vi...

Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela

MACHURUCUTO, Venezuela (AP) — For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of V...

AP source: Barr working with intel chiefs on Russia review

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is working with CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to examine intelligence methods used during the Russia investig...

AP source: Prosecutor to examine Russia probe origins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign w...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 21, the 141st day of 2019. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 21, 19...

Arab activist in Norway details his Saudi work before threat

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Arab activist living in Norway says he's been given protection by two different Norwegian entities after the CIA informed officials of an unspecified threat against him. ...

Defense: Solitary unjust for ex-CIA employee awaiting trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers say a New York judge should order a former CIA employee removed from solitary confinement because it was imposed unjustly and hurts his chance at a fair trial. ...

Former CIA operative and Trump critic runs for Congress

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former CIA operative Valerie Plame has decided to run for the Democratic nomination for an open congressional seat in New Mexico. Plame told The Associated Pres...

Pakistan suspends polio vaccine drive after health worker attacks

Pakistani authorities have suspended the anti-polio campaign "for an indefinite period" across the country amid increasing violent attacks on polio workers. An anti-polio drive was launched...

Pompeo in UK to strengthen 'special relationship'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo planned to discuss "shared global priorities" with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, said the US State Department as the former CIA chief tou...

Pompeo in UK to strengthen 'special relationship'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo planned to discuss "shared global priorities" with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, said the US State Department as the former CIA chief tou...