FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of being responsible for the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, providing the most detailed accounting to date of a hugely expensive break-in that could lead to a U.S. response.
Bush officials gave CIA wide latitude
WASHINGTON (AP) — In July 2004, despite growing internal concerns about the CIA's brutal interrogation methods, senior members of George W. Bush's national security team gave the agency permission to employ the harsh tactics against an al Qaida facilitator the agency suspected was linked to a plot to disrupt the upcoming presidential election.
After school massacre, 2 Pakistan militants hanged
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan hanged two convicted militants on Friday — the country's first executions in years — after the government reinstated the death penalty in response to a horrific Taliban school massacre this week that killed 148, most of them children.