The NSA’s head and others defended the effectiveness and oversight of leaked surveillance programs.
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan compromise on student loans started to take shape in the Senate on Wednesday linking interest rates to the financial markets. If approved, it would prevent rates for new borrowing from doubling in coming days.
NEW YORK — The FBI has found possible human remains in a dig at the New York City house once occupied by a famous gangster.
Apparently, Men’s Wearhouse Inc. doesn’t like the way its founder looks anymore.
NEW YORK — Stocks are closing sharply lower and bond yields are rising after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank could slow its massive bond purchases this year.
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the group that President Barack Obama says will meet with him to discuss the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance program is expressing concerns about the program and says the group will publish a report about its inquiry.