Known as UglyGorilla, Wang is a pun-making hacker who left a string of clues dating back years, according to several security professionals who have pursued him.
President Barack Obama asked Congress for broader authority to negotiate trade deals, and changes to immigration laws.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew urged Congress to raise the debt limit well in advance of a February deadline, calling an increase necessary to preserve the nation’s promise to its creditors.
Senate leaders are poised to reach an agreement as early as today to bring a halt to the fiscal standoff, and now must race the clock to sell the plan to lawmakers before U.S. borrowing authority runs out this week.
The first U.S. case of mad cow disease in six years has been found in a dairy cow in central California, officials say.