Official: Kerry failed
to act on pre-9/11 tip

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – A third federal aviation-security agent, one still with the government, has stepped forward to say he also warned Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry about security lapses at more…

Ex-airmen douse rumorsover Bush's Guard service

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – As the White House struggles to document President Bush's attendance during a National Guard stint in Alabama, conspiracy theories about his military record have gained currency more…

Army interpreters
betraying soldiers

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON ? The U.S. Army is turning to local Iraqis once loyal to Saddam Hussein to meet a critical need for Arabic translators in areas of resistance. And more…

Defense analyst sees
attacks through 2005

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – A senior defense analyst who recently returned from Iraq says U.S. commanders there expect attacks by insurgents to last through 2005. "I have not talked to more…

Chris Matthews: 'The French were right'

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – "Hardball" host Chris Matthews doesn't hide his opinion on his MSNBC political talk show. In fact, he rarely lets guests get a word in edgewise. But more…

New anti-terror programcontains hidden loophole

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – In rolling out the new US-VISIT program to fingerprint and screen foreign travelers, Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge boasted that it ''pulls the welcome mat from more…

Arab translators
cheered Sept. 11

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – In a shocking revelation, an FBI whistleblower claims some Arab-Americans translating Arabic intercepts for the FBI spoke approvingly of the terrorist attacks on America more than more…