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  • Watch: 'The Newsroom' Final Season Trailer Depicts Boston Marathon Bombing

    The news cycle is on rewind in the first trailer for the third and final season of "The Newsroom," which takes you back to the tragic events of April 2013. The HBO drama, which has been based on real-life events from day one, picks up this season about...
  • Next U.S. attorney general faces daunting national security challenges

    Next U.S. attorney general faces daunting national security challenges
    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....
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Eyes Edward Snowden Role in Oliver Stone Movie

    Oliver Stone seems to have found the man to play NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in his next pic "The Snowden Files." Sources tell Variety that Stone has offered the part to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and that the actor has agreed to do it. Though...
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder, a close Obama ally, to step down

    U.S. Attorney General Holder, a close Obama ally, to step down
    Eric Holder, an unapologetic liberal voice and one of President Barack Obama's closest allies, said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general after a term marked by advances in civil rights and frequent battles with Republicans in Congress....
  • Federal agencies mulling threat of tax debtors holding security clearances

    Federal agencies mulling threat of tax debtors holding security clearances
    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...
  • Libertarian mood in GOP wanes as Mideast concern rises

    Libertarian mood in GOP wanes as Mideast concern rises
    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...
  • U.S. threatened Yahoo with big fines for not divulging user data

    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...
  • U.S. threatened hefty fines to make Yahoo hand over user data

    U.S. threatened hefty fines to make Yahoo hand over user data
    The U.S. government in 2008 threatened to fine Yahoo Inc $250,000 a day if it failed to turn over customer data to intelligence agencies, according to documents unsealed on Thursday.  The documents shed new light on how the government dealt with U.S....
  • Edward Snowden accuses New Zealand of lying about mass surveillance

    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...
  • New York Film Festival Adds Radius' Edward Snowden Doc to Main Slate

    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 Poitras' upcoming documentary...
  • Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ

    Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ
    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...