Briefing

THE WEEK

PRISMS LOST THEIR LUSTER

'NO NILE, NO EGYPT.'

MOHAMED KAMEL AMR, Egypt's Foreign Minister, opposing an Ethiopian dam project that could stem the flow of water to Egypt

$47 billion

Projected increase in U.S. credit-card debt in 2013, even as Americans paid down $32.5 billion in the year's first quarter

'I responded in what I thought was the most truthful--or least untruthful--manner, by saying no.'

JAMES CLAPPER, Director of National Intelligence, explaining why he told Congress in March that the National Security Agency does not intentionally collect data on millions of Americans

Cyndi Lauper

Her Broadway show Kinky Boots...

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