10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHITE HOUSE DUSTS OFF MUELLER PLAYBOOK FOR IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY ...

How the White House, DOJ learned about the whistleblower

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and the Justice Department learned about a CIA officer's concerns about President Donald Trump around the same time the individual filed a whistleblower complaint tha...

At UN General Assembly, Iran and US historically at odds

Iran has often commanded center stage at the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders, turning the organization's headquarters into an arena for arguments over the Persian Gulf's daily complexities and ...

Court calls US "enhanced interrogation techniques" torture

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court hearing the case of a Guantanamo Bay inmate detained after the 9/11 attacks and subjected to brutal treatment by the CIA took the rare step of calling "enh...

Jihad, history link Taliban to al-Qaida in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban promised Washington during months of negotiations that the United States would never again be attacked from Afghan soil. Such a pledge would have included al-Qaida, which ...

Snowden tells life story and why he leaked in new memoir

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has written a memoir, telling his life story in detail for the first time and explaining why he chose to risk his freedom to...

Taliban want US deal, but some in bigger hurry than others

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan's Taliban leaders agreed they wanted a deal with the United States, but some were in more of a hurry than others. Taliban negotiators were at odds with t...

Russian spy case provides test for news outlets

NEW YORK (AP) — He may be A spy. But is he THE spy? That's the question bedeviling news organizations reporting on a story about the U.S. extracting a Russian official who provided i...

Afghans fear Trump's Taliban move means more civilians die

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The sound of the blast ripped through Kabul, in an instant wrenching the Afghan capital's attention from a nationally televised interview in which a United States envoy revea...

White House disputes accounts of Russian CIA informant

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday disputed reports of a Russian official who was recruited as a spy for the CIA and then evacuated to the United States after revealing information ...

Why China's wealthy elite are losing faith in their country's future: William Stanton

While the world too often underestimates or overlooks Taiwan’s achievements, it also often underestimates China’s challenges, exaggerates its strengths, and forgets its weaknesses. Given t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2019. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 1...

Feds: FBI 'exercised remarkable caution' in CIA worker probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York say the FBI "exercised remarkable caution and candor" in securing search warrants that led to espionage charges against a former CIA employee. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2019. There are 148 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 5, 1...

Eighth and final 'Homeland' season to debut February 2020

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime says the eighth and final season of "Homeland" will debut in early 2020. The channel said on Friday that production on the acclaimed drama's las...