May 20, 2014 1:23pm

Ah, Bahamas: Sun, Sand and the NSA Recording Your Cell Phone Calls

The Foreign Ministry of the Bahamas is “demanding an explanation” from the U.S. after it was reported the National Security Agency has been vacuuming up the audio of “virtually every cell phone conversation” in the Bahamas – a mass surveillance method that goes beyond the… Read More »

May 19, 2014 3:21pm

Heatmap Shows ‘Blackshades’ Possible Victims Across Globe

A law enforcement heatmap shows the U.S. appears to have been hit the hardest by the “Blackshades” malware – specifically in areas around New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco – but that the malware infected countries around the world. The map, obtained by… Read More »

By ABC News

May 15, 2014 2:49pm

FBI: Boston Bombing Suspect Considered Opening a Starbucks in Kazakhstan

By MICHELE McPHEE BOSTON — There is an alternate reality in which, rather than facing the death penalty for allegedly killing four people including an 8-year-old boy, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pouring coffee behind a Starbucks counter in Kazakhstan. It’s a reality… Read More »

By Randy Kreider

May 14, 2014 1:58pm

Recall Roulette: Are You Driving on a Defective Tire?

Because of a badly flawed and archaic government recall system, millions of potentially dangerous recalled tires remain on the roads, on store shelves for sale, or simply unaccounted for, an ABC News investigation has found. So how do you know if yours is one of… Read More »

By ABC News

May 13, 2014 12:54pm

Dangerous Tires: Cracking the Code That Could Save Your Life

By CINDY GALLI You depend on them every day to get you safely where you need to go, but do you have any idea how old the tires on your car are? Would you know how to find out? An upcoming nationwide ABC News investigation,… Read More »

May 12, 2014 12:59pm

Ex-NSA Chief: ‘We Kill People Based on Metadata’

The U.S. government “kill[s] people based on metadata,” but it doesn’t do that with the trove of information collected on American communications, according to former head of the National Security Agency Gen. Michael Hayden. Hayden made the remark after saying he agreed with the idea… Read More »

By ABC News

May 8, 2014 8:34am

Counterfeit Investigation: Can You Spot the Fake $20?

By RHONDA SCHWARTZ and MICHELE McPHEE There is something wrong with the image that accompanies this story. Of the two $20 bills shown, one of them is fake. Can you tell which? For its latest investigation, ABC News’ “20/20″ caught up with a master counterfeiter… Read More »

May 7, 2014 5:23pm

Yemen: Terror Figure Behind Assassinations, Jailbreak Killed

WASHINGTON – Yemeni security forces killed a local terror “ringleader” behind a spate of attacks targeting westerners in the capital Sana’a, the government said Wednesday. Yemeni officials said that accused terrorist Wael al-Waeli, who was linked to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), only days… Read More »

By ABC News

May 7, 2014 10:10am

FBI Agent Held in Pakistan on Weapons Charge

By PIERRE THOMAS and HABIBULLAH KHAN An FBI agent on assignment in Pakistan was arrested in Karachi Tuesday for carrying ammunition in an airport, U.S. and Pakistani official told ABC News. A Pakistani police official said that during further investigation into the agent, a U.S…. Read More »

Apr 30, 2014 4:00pm

China Raps US After $5M Bounty Placed on Alleged Weapons Supplier

The Chinese government lashed out against the U.S. today, saying America’s renewed efforts to capture a Chinese national accused of supplying Iran with missile components will only “damage the nonproliferation cooperation.” “The Chinese government is opposed to the U.S. government using domestic law against Chinese… Read More »