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  • Rand Paul basks in his chatty stand against the Patriot Act

    WASHINGTON Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul drew important attention to his presidential campaign on Wednesday with what he advertised as a filibuster against the Patriot Act, taking the Senate floor for a marathon talkathon as time runs out for Congress to...
  • Unless Congress acts, NSA could begin shutting down data collection Friday

    Unless Congress acts, NSA could begin shutting down data collection Friday
    The National Security Agency will begin as early as Friday shutting down its program to collect bulk telephone records unless Congress reauthorizes or changes the controversial program by then, Justice Department officials advised Capitol Hill lawmakers...
  • For US allies, paradigm shift in intelligence collection

    Fearful of an expanding extremist threat, countries that for years have relied heavily on U.S. intelligence are quickly building up their own capabilities with new technology, new laws and — in at least one case — a searing debate on how...
  • McConnell: Senate to vote on bill to end NSA bulk collection

    The Senate will vote on legislation that ends the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' phone records as Congress scrambles to renew the Patriot Act before it expires on June 1. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has opposed...
  • Troy Wolverton: Your smartphone is a target, so make it secure

    Consumers beware: Your smartphone represents a uniquely valuable and vulnerable target for hackers, scam artists and other bad actors. But don't panic. While the security threats to your smartphone are real and growing, they're nowhere near crisis...
  • House votes overwhelmingly to end NSA's mass collection of phone records

    House votes overwhelmingly to end NSA's mass collection of phone records
    The House overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday to dial back the once-secret National Security Agency program that collects and stores data from nearly every landline or cellphone call dialed or received in the United States. The bill passed,...
  • 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...
  • Christie calls for new government surveillance powers

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offered a vigorous defense of post-Sept. 11 surveillance tactics on Monday, backing existing programs and calling for an expansion of intelligence-gathering capabilities even as Congress seeks ways to rein in the programs....
  • Christie calls for new government surveillance powers

    Christie calls for new government surveillance powers
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offered a vigorous defense of post-Sept. 11 surveillance tactics on Monday, backing existing programs and calling for an expansion of intelligence-gathering capabilities even as Congress seeks ways to rein in the programs....
  • Rand Paul vows to filibuster to block Patriot Act

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul vowed on Monday to do "everything possible" to block renewal of the terrorism-era Patriot Act, but the Republican presidential hopeful conceded it may not be enough. Speaking in front of Philadelphia's Independence Hall, Paul...