Barack Obama, who vowed on his first day in office to "usher in a new era of open government," will sign into law long-awaited FOIA reform, the White House says.
On the eve of several major Democratic primary contests, the FBI described an "active and ongoing investigation" into the former secretary of state's use of a private email server.
Newly released CIA documents show that trainers from the Federal Bureau of Prisons traveled to a CIA black site in Afghanistan and trained guards shortly before a detainee named Gul Rahman was found dead in his cell.
A Department of Defense report shows that before transferring detainees to other countries, the US required only non-binding assurances torture wouldn't be used.
The CIA's own internal watchdog found that the agency employed independent contractors who were given no official duties, or who were performing tasks that by law had to be performed by CIA employees.
Newly released details from a CIA watchdog report reveal that the agency "supported" the Bravo reality show, along with a book and several documentaries and movies.
After submitting a classified declaration to a federal court judge Friday, the FBI said that its "pending investigation" into Clinton's use of a private server is "active" and "ongoing."
The Obama administration bills itself as the "most transparent in history," but recently released documents show that behind the scenes, the administration has been fighting against government transparency.
The latest twice-yearly US government report tracking former Guantanamo detainees found that an additional six are suspected of engaging in terrorist or insurgent activities.
US citizens and al Qaeda members Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan wanted to attack the US before they were killed by a 2011 CIA drone strike in Yemen.
With Super Tuesday looming, the US State Department released the last batch of Clinton's emails from her tenure as Secretary of State.
The State Department will release the final official batch of Clinton's emails Monday evening — but there are still many emails deemed too sensitive to disclose.
The emails cover US-Israel relations, the death of Osama bin Laden, Guantanamo detainees, and grave humanitarian issues in Somalia.
Thirteen years after fiery Muslim cleric Abu Omar was abducted from a street in Milan and rendered to Egypt, the European Court of Human Rights awarded him damages.
While US Attorney General, Eric Holder Used Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Birth Name as His Official Email Address
In order to combat spam and avoid being inundated with correspondence from the public, Holder used the name Lew Alcindor for his Justice Department email address.
Eight years after he first vowed to close the detention facility at Guantanamo, Obama delivered a long-awaited plan Tuesday that offered little in the way of new ideas.
Just ahead of the opening of the Caucuses, the State Department has released the latest batch of Clinton's emails, dozens of which were retroactively classified "confidential" because they contain sensitive information.
In response to a VICE News FOIA request, a federal judge on Thursday ordered the State Department to release the bulk of the remaining Clinton emails before the February 27 contest.
The photos are tame in comparison to the infamous images from Abu Ghraib, but there are 1,900 more pictures of abuse that the Pentagon still refuses to make public.
Citing a need for more time for intelligence agencies to review the Clinton emails, the government has signaled there may be yet another delay in the rolling release.