By ABC News

Jul 28, 2014 3:33pm

Afghan Forces Lose Track of Deadly Weapons, Report Says

By STEPHANIE LOPEZ The Afghan armed forces are not keeping proper track of the hundreds of thousands of weapons given to them by the U.S. military, prompting fears U.S.-supplied arms could be falling into the hands of insurgents, a new U.S. government report says. The… Read More »

Jul 24, 2014 4:48pm

ABC News’ Brian Ross Thanks US Officials 32 Years After Hostage Crisis

ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross today gave a public, yet personal thanks to two U.S. officials who were involved in a dramatic incident more than three decades ago in which Ross and dozens of others were held captive aboard a hijacked airline in… Read More »

Jul 21, 2014 6:01pm

US Warns Americans in Yemen to Leave Now

The U.S. government has renewed its warning to Americans in Yemen they should leave the country in response to an “extremely high” security threat “due to terrorist activity and civil unrest.” “Terrorist organizations, including al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), continue to be active… Read More »

Jul 21, 2014 5:33pm

Mother of Jailed Former US Marine in Iran Pleads With Obama

The mother of a U.S.-born former Marine accused of espionage in Iran recently pleaded with President Obama “not to forget” her son’s plight as the U.S. continues tense, high-level negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program. “Amir [Hekmati] was taken from me nearly three years ago, falsely… Read More »

Jul 17, 2014 11:22am

Memorial for CIA’s Fallen Marks Somber 40-Year Anniversary

Last May Kate Quigley sat in the lobby of the CIA headquarters and stared at a star freshly carved out of a marble slab on the wall. The star was hammered out of the stone of the Agency’s Memorial Wall in honor of Quigley’s brother,… Read More »

Jul 8, 2014 1:47pm

Mission Grammatical: CIA Has 185-Page Writing Style Book

The CIA will not say exactly how many civilians have been killed in its drone program, but if it did, it would know exactly how to write the figure – guidance is found in Chapter 2, Section 2 “Numbers 10 or More” in the Agency’s… Read More »

Jul 1, 2014 3:22pm

FBI: Art Fraudster Faked Pollocks, Threatened Buyers

A New York man has been arrested after allegedly selling nearly $2 million-worth of fake fine art to collectors and then threatening the buyers in colorful emails to keep them from having the paintings’ authenticity tested or to pressure them into lending him money. John… Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 25, 2014 1:42pm

Gen. David Petraeus on Disgraced Special Forces Legend: People ‘Make Mistakes’

By LEE FERRAN and JAMES GORDON MEEK After a legendary Special Forces officer was pushed out of the military over a frontline romance with a Washington Post reporter, along with the use of illicit pain pills and booze, Maj. Jim Gant recently found he had… Read More »

Jun 18, 2014 4:30pm

2 Texas Men Arrested on Terror Charges

Two men have been arrested in Texas and separately charged with terror-related offenses after federal agents said they planned to travel halfway around the world to engage in violent jihad. One of the men, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen named Rahatul Ashikim Khan, allegedly wanted to… Read More »

Jun 12, 2014 5:28pm

Bitcoin Bonanza: US Marshals Auction Nearly $18M Worth of Net Currency

In the market for some controversial online currency? The U.S. government may be able to help you grab some – the tune of some $18 million-worth of Bitcoin, going up for auction later this month. The virtual money, found “in wallet files,” was seized when… Read More »