FBI apologizes for reporter spying

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation says it's sorry for improperly obtaining the telephone records of U.S. newspaper reporters working in Indonesia.

FBI in gross violation of privacy rights

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department inspector general said the FBI committed more than 6,000 violations of intelligence laws in its use of national security letters.

Analysis: Court nixes Patriot Act subpoena

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A federal judge in New York has ruled that a provision of the Patriot Act allowing the FBI to issue secret subpoenas to Internet service providers and other communications companies is unconstitutional, and has ordered the bureau to cease using them.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

FBI overzealousness greater than thought

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- An internal FBI audit in Washington found more than 1,000 incidents in which agents broke the law or agency rules in counter-terrorism since 2002.

Congress chides FBI on sloppiness

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The FBI has come under bipartisan congressional criticism for its failing grade on information-gathering issued recently by an auditor.