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Caitlin Hayden

Obama Administration 'Appalled' If Video Depicting James Foley Execution Is Authentic

AP | LARA JAKES and BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in w...

White House Vows CIA Will Cut Controversial Practice

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - The White House promised on Monday that the CIA will not use immunization programs for its operations following a com...

Obama Removing Special Trade Benefits For Russia

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is removing special trade benefits for Russia because the country is too economically advanced to need them...

U.S. Eavesdropping On Hundreds Of Key German Figures: Report

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

US intelligence has stepped up eavesdropping on hundreds of key figures in Germany, including a government minister, after Chancellor Angela Merkel wa...

U.S. Drone May Have Killed Dozen Civilians: Report

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. military drone strike in Yemen last December may have killed up to a dozen civilians on their way to a wedding and injured ...

White House Blames Ukraine Government For Increased Tensions

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is blaming increased tensions in Ukraine on its government for failing to acknowledge its people's legitimate grie...

Obama Administration Makes Move On NSA Changes

AP | JULIE PACE and STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will continue the National Security Agency's surveillance programs and cyber command operations under the...

WH Urges North Korea To Release Detained Americans

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The White House urged North Korea on Saturday to release Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean Wa...

U.S. Nears Decision To Split NSA, Cyber Command Leadership

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

By Warren Strobel and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - The White House is nearing a decision on splitting up the eavesdro...

U.S. Warns Foreign Governments Of Potential Threats To Secrecy

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 12.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Western diplomats say U.S. officials have briefed them on documents obtained by former National Security Ag...

White House Suggests U.S. Could Act Alone On Syria

AP | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama's decision on a possible military strike against Syria will be guided by America's best inte...

U.S. To Russia: Give Snowden Back

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) - The White House on Monday said it expects the Russian government to "look at all options available" to expel former ...

White House To Issue Executive Order On Cybersecurity

Reuters | Joseph Menn | Posted 11.24.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The White House is preparing to direct federal agencies to develop voluntary cybersecurity guidelines for owners of power, w...