WASHINGTON (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden's father says he has secured a visa to visit his son in Russia.
Lon Snowden and family attorney Bruce Fein aren't saying when they'll visit Russia.
They also say they haven't spoken directly with Edward Snowden since he fled the United States for Russia, which has given him asylum.
Lon Snowden says he wants his son to return to the United States at some point. But he says he thinks it's unlikely his son could have a fair trial, given public statements from government officials calling the younger Snowden a traitor.
Edward Snowden has been charged in federal court in Alexandria, Va., with violations of the Espionage Act.
Lon Snowden and Fein spoke Sunday with ABC's "This Week."
CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — Law enforcement officials in Idaho say they are making sure Hannah Anderson is getting the physical and emotional care she needs after a harrowing weeklong search ended in the wilderness yesterday with her rescue and the death of the man who apparently kidnapped her.
FBI agents first spotted the California teen and James DiMaggio from the air, then moved in on their campsite.
DiMaggio is suspected of killing Anderson's mother and brother, who were found in his burning house outside San Diego last week.
The 16-year-old appeared to be uninjured and is expected to be reunited with her father today. She has been recuperating in an Idaho hospital.
The FBI is sending investigators to try to fill in the details about the ordeal. DiMaggio was a friend of the Anderson family, and Hannah's father says the children thought of him as an uncle.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighteen U.S. diplomatic outposts closed because of a terrorist threat will reopen Sunday, but the U.S. Embassy in Yemen will remain closed.
The State Department cites ongoing concerns about potential terrorist attacks by al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula for keeping the embassy in Sanaa shut. An intercepted message between al-Qaida officials triggered the 19 closures.
Most American employees at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen were ordered to leave the country on Tuesday because of the threat.
A separate threat has also led to the closure of the U.S. Consulate in Lahore, Pakistan. It, too, remains closed.
The closures have called into question Obama's assertion last spring that al-Qaida's headquarters was "a shadow of its former self." But at a news conference yesterday, the president noted that he's also said that al-Qaida and other extremists have "metastasized into regional groups that can pose significant dangers."