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Author Archives: Pete Yost

US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over emails

WASHINGTON — Yahoo’s free email service could have cost the company an extra quarter of a million dollars a day. The government called for the huge fine in 2008 if Yahoo didn’t go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance ...

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Victims waiting for Abu Ghraib amends

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fending off demands that he resign over the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, then-Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld told Congress in 2004 that he had found a legal way to compensate Iraqi detainees who suffered ...

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