| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:39 AM
"CitizenFour," the award-winning documentary about controversial whistle blower Edward Snowden, will play at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday night.
The film earned the top award last Friday night from the International Documentary...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:49 AM
When Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined the House committee that oversees the nation's intelligence agencies, Osama bin Laden was still alive, Edward Snowden was still in college and the government's response to the threat of cyber attacks was still...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:05 AM
A cool, steady stream of anxiety, Laura Poitras' documentary "Citizenfour" draws from the visual language and buggy paranoia of the best-known 1970s political thrillers: "The Conversation," "The Parallax View," "Three Days of the Condor," "All the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Yahoo Inc said it will join Google Inc to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The move comes as large technology...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
PARIS -- There's no doubt that we are now well into a time when wars are won and lost on intelligence efforts. In an era of budgetary constraints, low appetite for overt foreign intervention, and highly asymmetric insurgency -- the likes of which we're...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:58 AM
National Security Agency document leaker Edward Snowden, unlikely Libyan revolutionary Matthew VanDyke and prolific amateur photographer Vivian Maier are some of the subjects of films nominated Wednesday for this year's International Documentary Assn....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Ilham Tohti, an economist and writer at Minzu University in Beijing, hosted the website Uighur Online, meant to encourage understanding between Han Chinese and ethnic Uighurs in the sprawling but remote northwestern region between Mongolia and Kazakhstan....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:12 PM
At a time when heightened fears of government surveillance coincide with growing anxiety about global terrorism, the next top U.S. law-enforcement officer will face daunting challenges to balance protection of Americans' security and the right to privacy....
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Bye-bye phone snoops
Almost a year and a half after Edward Snowden revealed that the government was collecting the telephone records of millions of Americans, Congress may be about to end that program — if it doesn't succumb to specious...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many Californians, and not just Republicans, would like to see fresh faces representing the state in the U.S. Senate. At ages 81 and 73, respectively, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are not only some of the most senior among the senior citizens...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:04 AM
By Patricia Zengerle
WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A bill to end the bulk collection of telephone records by the National Security Agency appeared to be in jeopardy on Tuesday after senior Republican senators said the measure would benefit Islamic State...