This is the latest revelation to come from documents leaked by Edward Snowden. They purportedly show that Britain and the United States spied on their allies during G-20 summit meetings in England in 2009.
Chen Guangcheng said the work of Chinese communists in the American academic circle is great. New York University, which helped diffuse a diplomatic crisis Chen sparked last year, denied the allegations.
A year after he survived a recall attempt, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a folk hero among many conservatives and often talked of as a presidential contender in 2016. Walker dismisses that talk, but he has taken steps that hint at national ambition.
As it considers a sweeping immigration bill, Congress is taking a close look at a decades-old exchange program popular with foreigners looking for summer jobs. Critics of the J-1 visa program say it can hurt U.S. job seekers at a time when youth unemployment is at 25 percent.
The next move in the health care law is all about coverage for people who don't have health insurance. President Obama has been trying to clear up some of the confusion over who gets coverage, and when. But many questions remain to be answered.
President Obama is in Northern Ireland for the first stop of a three-day European visit that includes the G-8 summit, and a side-trip to Berlin. At working dinner Monday, Obama will explain his decision to start sending military aid to the Syrian opposition.
Manu Ginobili had 24 points and 10 assists in a surprise start to spark the San Antonio Spurs to a 114-104 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night. The win pushes the Spurs one victory away from their fifth championship.