A top State Department official said he believes the European country is committed to removing Syria's chemical weapons.
Rebecca Richards is the National Security Agency's first chief privacy and civil-liberties officer.
The senator pledges to continue in her quest and pursue additional reforms.
Net neutrality and spectrum auctions were also up for discussion with AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson.
Administrator Gina McCarthy said her focus remains on power-plant pollution.
Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp might come with some red tape after all.
The Obama administration this week asked Congress for a $300 million "final" appropriation to construct a new biodefense laboratory in Kansas.
Newsweek 's story may rightly agitate privacy zealots, but it does little to change the trajectory of digital currencies.
The Pentagon on Wednesday said the credibility of North Korea's newest intercontinental ballistic missile is low, as the weapon has not yet been tested.
The agency plans to limit coordination and deals between TV stations.