Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets

LONDON (AP) — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into the Washington's political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who's-who network of pundits and experts, from the...

South Korea agencies can't confirm Kim brother as CIA source

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to mee...

California county eyes security contract for men-only club

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An annual retreat staged in California by an elite club that has included powerful U.S. political and business leaders is facing scrutiny for excluding women after female county s...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 5, the 156th day of 2019. There are 209 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 5, ...

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr's expanded powers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. ...

Former AIT director visits Taiwan, has closed-door meeting with Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and current director of Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment of International Peace, Douglas H. Paal, is in Tai...

Rep. Hurd says US isn't prepared to combat altered videos

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman and former CIA officer says America isn't prepared for disinformation campaigns that use altered video to spread false information across social media. ...

The Latest: Trump to declassify docs on Russia probe origins

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 12:40 p.m. President Trump says he will declassify documents related...

The Latest: Pompeo says Lindh still poses a threat to US

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on John Walker Lindh's release from prison (all times local): 10:00 a.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the early release o...

AP sources: Pentagon proposing a troop buildup in Mideast

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U...

AP Was There: American Taliban Fighter in US custody

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — This story was first published on Dec. 2, 2001, when AP journalist Burt Herman reported on the discovery of American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh in Afghanistan. We ar...

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go ...

This big league catcher was also a spy during World War II

Moe Berg was a big league catcher who became a big time spy during World War II. Filmmaker Aviva Kempner tells his story in a new documentary, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he was a mysterious ...

Hifter's rule brings security to eastern Libya, at a cost

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — After years of assassinations, bombings and militia firefights, Libya's eastern city of Benghazi finally feels safe again — but security has come at a heavy cost. ...

Dual hearings on Capitol Hill focus on Trump's Iran policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As questions mount over President Donald Trump's tough talk on Iran, top national security officials are heading to Capitol Hill to brief Congress. But skeptical Democrats have asked...