WASHINGTON, D.C. — A series of security threats closed portions of the White House and Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
In the middle of White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest’s daily briefing, officials told all reporters to evacuate the briefing room. 399 more words
WASHINGTON (CNN) — The government will stop collecting telephone metadata on millions of Americans after midnight Sunday, even after the Senate approved a key procedural motion to vote on a bill to reform that program. 1,068 more words
WASHINGTON — At 12:01 a.m. on Monday, June 1st, the U.S. government may find itself with fewer tools to investigate terrorism.
That’s because a tense political standoff over expiring provisions of the Patriot Act will come to a head Sunday on the Senate floor, a week after the same body failed to reach a deal to keep those provisions from lapsing. 982 more words