| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after auditors found that some of those workers owed more...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden warned New Zealanders in a media blitz on Monday that all of their private emails, phone calls and text messages are being spied on despite government denials.
"If you live in New Zealand, you...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:09 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Programmers of the New York Film Festival -- known for their tight grip on the fest's small, highly curated lineup -- have added a Main Slate special presentation to the 2014 roster: the world premiere of "Citizenfour," Laura...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The Republican Party's libertarian tide, which waxed strongly over the last four years, has begun to recede in the face of growing public fears about Islamic militancy in the Mideast.
The latest evidence of the shift comes from a Pew Research Center...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The federal government once threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day for not complying with a national security-related request to hand over user data, the company said Thursday.
The announcement, which was first reported by the Washington Post, comes as...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON The CIA obtained a confidential email to Congress about alleged whistleblower retaliation related to the Senate's classified report on the agency's harsh interrogation program, triggering fears that the CIA has been intercepting the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Gary Sullivan's commentary defending the actions of the National Security Agency is full of faulty arguments ("Too much of a good thing," Aug. 27). First of all, the Fourth Amendment is the law and was established at the time of this country's founding....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:20 PM
WASHINGTON Recent revelations of the U.S. government's pervasive surveillance program and its crackdown on leaks are making it increasingly difficult for American journalists and lawyers to do their jobs, the advocacy group Human Rights Watch and the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
WASHINGTON The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee introduced a bill Tuesday to halt the federal government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone and Internet information.
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said that, if enacted, the bill "would...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The Kremlin is keeping Edward Snowden guessing about whether it will renew temporary asylum for the fugitive U.S. intelligence contractor.
Snowden, who is wanted by U.S. prosecutors after he leaked details about NSA surveillance practices, was...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:41 PM
As Russia has expanded its military footprint in neighboring Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held repeated consultations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, so numerous that the German magazine Der Spiegel recently tried to count the phone...