After the Secret Service failed to acknowledge our FOIA request, we sued the agency for records related to its investigation of Trump's inflammatory statements about Hillary Clinton.
VICE News, the Associated Press, and USA Today filed a lawsuit Friday seeking records related to the FBI's purchase from hackers of a "tool" to unlock the shooter's iPhone 5c.
VICE News filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the IRS demanding Donald Trump's tax audits, and against the FBI for any investigations into some inflammatory Trump comments.
Although US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan once suggested justices don't use email, documents obtained by VICE News show that's not entirely true.
By Tess Owen
Mark Thomason, the publisher of the Fannin Focus, tirelessly pursued public records related to the local Superior Court, and in doing so, got under the skin of the court's chief judge.
After nearly a decade of attempts to increase transparency, the FOIA Improvement Act will codify Obama's dictum that the government should be more open.
While the DEA and FDA decide whether the US government will continue to classify marijuana alongside heroin, the agencies are keeping the deliberations a secret.
By VICE News
A previously undisclosed exchange between Clinton and a top aide suggests she may have knowingly refused to give up some pertinent work-related emails.
An amendment added to the annual intelligence-spending bill calls for more accountability when the Intelligence Community works with the entertainment industry.
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.
By Tess Owen
After VICE News published more than 800 pages of NSA documents about Snowden's efforts to raise surveillance concerns, he alleged there's even more evidence that not yet been made public.
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.
More than 800 pages of formerly classified NSA documents, including emails sent from the highest levels of government, give unprecedented insight into both Edward Snowden's final weeks at the agency and its response to his historic leaks.
At the request of the FBI, the State Department has suspended its plans for an internal review of whether Clinton properly handled classified material.
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 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.