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Edward Snowden

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  • Gordon-Levitt has high hopes for impact of 'Snowden'

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt has big expectations for the impact of "Snowden." The 34-year-old actor wrapped filming earlier this month on the Oliver Stone thriller about former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, whose 2013 leaks to the media...
  • A specious argument for doing nothing on Patriot Act

    A specious argument for doing nothing on Patriot Act
    ┬áMany critics of the federal government’s collection of the telephone records of millions of Americans – the most troubling invasion of privacy revealed by Edward Snowden – are hopeful that the Senate will vote Sunday to end the program....
  • NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

    The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month....
  • Chris Christie continues to criticize Patriot Act opponents

    Gov. Chris Christie says lawmakers currently debating the fate of the Patriot Act lack his real-world experience and again made the case that the legislation should be renewed in its current form. The potential Republican presidential contender said on...
  • Obama urges Senate to renew phone-records program

    President Barack Obama called on the Senate Tuesday to extend key Patriot Act provisions before they expire five days from now, including the government's ability to search Americans' phone records. "This needs to get done," he told reporters in the Oval...
  • Obama urges Senate to renew phone-records program

    Obama urges Senate to renew phone-records program
    President Barack Obama called on the Senate Tuesday to extend key Patriot Act provisions before they expire five days from now, including the government's ability to search Americans' phone records. "This needs to get done," he told reporters in the...
  • Senate plans vote on House-passed bill curbing NSA spying powers

    WASHINGTON The Senate will vote this week on a bill passed by the House prohibiting the National Security Agency from collecting bulk records, yet renewing U.S. spy programs set to expire in two weeks, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. McConnell, R-...
  • NSA ending once-secret collection of Americans' phone records

    NSA ending once-secret collection of Americans' phone records
    The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month....
  • Christie criticizes Senate's failure to extend Patriot Act

    Gov. Chris Christie said the U.S. Senate's failure to extend the Patriot Act could have dangerous consequences. The Senate failed early Saturday morning to advance a House-passed bill and several short-term extensions of the law. Critics of the...
  • Senate blocks House surveillance bill, 2-month extension

    The Senate struggled unsuccessfully to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, blocking a House-passed bill and several short-term extensions of the USA Patriot Act. The main stumbling block was a House-passed...
  • Senate blocks House surveillance bill, 2-month extension of Patriot Act

    The Senate struggled unsuccessfully to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, blocking a House-passed bill and several short-term extensions of the USA Patriot Act. The main stumbling block was a House-...