As the three sisters walked from the courtroom, where they had just watched the opening arguments in the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger, they were followed by a young woman, a law student, who walked briskly to catch up.
Lawmakers miss briefings on intelligence
By Julia Edwards and Noah Bierman
Many lawmakers didn’t attend briefings, even as they have several times approved the NSA authority to mine information.
NSA director: Programs disrupted dozens of attacks
By Donna Cassata and Connie Cass
Vigorously defending surveillance programs, General Keith Alexander said the public needs to know how the programs operate.
Lawmakers tussle on immigration
By David Espo
Even modest changes were snared in the political crossfire that erupted on the first full day of debate on the measure.
By Maryclaire Dale
By Juan Lozano and Travis Loller
By Thomas J. Sheeran
By John M. Broder