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Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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  • Taming 'Big Brother'

    Taming 'Big Brother'
    A week after a federal appeals court ruled that the National Security Agency's bulk data collection program was unconstitutional, the Obama administration is urging Congress to approve legislation that would put new limitations on the agency's power to...
  • Should we collect intelligence domestically?

    Should we collect intelligence domestically?
    The terrorist threat to western democracies has taken a complex turn that will greatly complicate our ability to detect and counter internal threats to our security. The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and al-Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula...
  • Opinion: Individual privacy compromised by NSA's illegal domestic surveillance progam

    In the aftermath of the 2001 terrorist attacks, an angry, vengeful and frightened United States made a decision it would come to regret. As the ruins of the World Trade Center's twin towers smoldered, Congress passed the Patriot Act, sweeping...
  • Senate under pressure after House votes to end NSA program

    After the House's lopsided bipartisan vote to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, the Senate is under considerable pressure to pass a similar measure. If it doesn't, lawmakers risk letting the authority to...
  • House passes bill to end bulk collection of US phone records

    The House voted by a wide margin Wednesday to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records and replace it with a system to search the data held by telephone companies on a case-by-case basis. The 338-to-88 vote set the...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Amtrak train from Washington crashes in Philadelphia; several people appear to be injured An Amtrak train has crashed in Philadelphia, and several people appear to be injured. Train 188 was traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York City on Tuesday...
  • House bill targets NSA's power to hold phone data

    House bill targets NSA's power to hold phone data
    The House is poised to pass a bipartisan bill Wednesday intended to dial back the once-secret National Security Agency program that collects and stores Americans’ telephone data and that a federal appeals court has ruled is illegal. The proposed...
  • NSA collection of phone records is illegal, appeals court rules

    WASHINGTON A key appellate court ruled Thursday that the National Security Agency broke the law with its sweeping collection of telephone call data, in a groundbreaking decision that repudiates the Obama administration and encourages Congress to weigh in....
  • Former CIA officer sentenced to 3½ years in Iran leaks case

    The list of leakers sent to prison for exposing government secrets is one name longer with Monday's 3 ½-year sentence for former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling. Although his lawyers expressed relief that the sentence was relatively light compared with...
  • Merkel rejects suggestions public misled over 'no-spy' deal

    The German government on Monday rejected suggestions that it intentionally misled the public about the United States' willingness to negotiate a "no-spy" agreement between the two countries. Chancellor Angela Merkel's then-chief of staff, Ronald Pofalla,...
  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Salem News, May 7 Initial indications were that two gunmen killed during an assault on an art exhibit in Garland, Texas, were motivated by extremist Islamic...