North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during an enlarged meeting of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 23, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

U.S. tried to hack N. Korea

SAN FRANCISCO - The United States tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet computer virus to attack North Korea's nuclear weapons program five years ago, but ultimately failed.  Full Article 

U.S. military orders review as anthrax mishap widens 8:26pm EDT

WASHINGTON - The U.S. military said on Friday it discovered even more suspected shipments of live anthrax than previously thought, both in the United States and abroad, and ordered a sweeping review of practices meant to inactivate the bacteria.

A demonstrator holds a sign at a "Freedom of Speech Rally Round II" across the street from the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix, Arizona May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Anti-Islam protest targets Phoenix mosque

PHOENIX - About 75 protesters, some armed, gathered in Arizona outside a mosque for an anti-Islam demonstration featuring cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.  Full Article 

FIFA President Sepp Blatter reacts after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland, May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Blatter triumphant despite scandal

ZURICH - Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term after the only other candidate conceded defeat after a first round of voting in an election overshadowed by allegations of corruption in world soccer.  Full Article | Video 

Ross Ulbricht, 31, is seen in this undated handout photograph courtesy of Lyn Ulbricht. REUTERS/Lyn Ulbricht/Handout via Reuters

Life in prison for Silk Road creator

NEW YORK - The accused mastermind behind the underground website Silk Road was sentenced to life in prison for orchestrating a scheme that enabled more than $200 million of anonymous online drug sales using the digital currency bitcoin.  Full Article 

A man stands near the national flags of the U.S. and Cuba (R) on the balcony of a hotel being used by the first U.S. congressional delegation to Cuba since the change of policy announced by President Barack Obama on December 17, in Havana, January 19, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

U.S. drops Cuba from state-sponsor terror list

HAVANA/WASHINGTON - The U.S. formally dropped Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, an important step toward restoring diplomatic ties but one that will have limited effect on removing U.S. sanctions on the Communist-ruled island.  Full Article | Video 

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Security gaps feared if Patriot Act expires

Unless Congress acts Sunday, the NSA's vast program collecting Americans' calling data will expire, sparking worries among security officials with domestic terror threats on the rise.