David Petraeus, the former CIA director whose shining career in public service came crashing down after an affair with his biographer, received two years probation and a $100,000 fine Thursday for leaking military secrets.
Senator Dianne Feinstein accuses CIA of illegally searching computer files of Senate Select Intelligence Committee.
John Brennan has won U.S. Senate confirmation to head the CIA after a late struggle that had more to do with presidential power to order drone strikes than with the nominee's credentials to lead the spy agency.
A Senate committee has signed off on John Brennan's nomination to head the Central Intelligence Agency.
CIA Director David Petraeus resigns amid an extra-marital affair as Congress wants answers on Benghazi.
In a letter released to the CIA work force on Friday afternoon, Petraeus disclosed the affair, and wrote: "Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours."
Fox News has learned from sources who were on the ground in Benghazi that an urgent request from the CIA annex for military back-up during the attack on the U.S. Consulate and subsequent attack several hours later was denied by officials in the CIA chain of command -- who also told the CIA operators twice to "stand down" rather than help the ambassador's team when shots were heard at approximately 9:40 p.m. in Benghazi on Sept. 11.