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  • Loop terror lawyer tries to bar 2nd case, alleges 'hulking gangbanger' ploy

    Loop terror lawyer tries to bar 2nd case, alleges 'hulking gangbanger' ploy
    Lawyers for a Hillside man set to go on trial on charges of attempting to detonate a car bomb outside a Loop tavern are seeking to block any testimony about a separate terrorism-related case against the man's friend. In the court filing Wednesday,...
  • Snowden deserves credit for NSA reform -- and to stand trial

    Snowden deserves credit for NSA reform -- and to stand trial
    When he announced Tuesday that he would sign a bill ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and making other reforms in surveillance laws, President Obama praised Congress — and himself. "For the...
  • The NSA will stop collecting U.S. phone data. Now what?

    The NSA will stop collecting U.S. phone data. Now what?
    After a bitter congressional battle, President Obama has signed legislation to phase out the National Security Agency’s vast collection of U.S. telephone records, a historic rollback of government surveillance powers. Here's what you need to know:...
  • Obama signs bill remaking NSA phone records program

     Obama signs bill remaking NSA phone records program
    President Barack Obama has signed legislation reviving and reshaping surveillance laws that expired temporarily Sunday night. The White House says Obama signed the bill late Tuesday evening, hours after the Senate gave its final approval. Obama says...
  • Rand Paul: Another grandstanding Republican senator

    To the editor: Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) grandstanding caused the National Security Agency's data collection process to be shut down. ("Rand Paul vows to end NSA's bulk collection of phone call data," May 30) While the program's existence and scope can...
  • Congress approves overhaul of NSA surveillance

    Congress approves overhaul of NSA surveillance
    Congress gave final approval Tuesday to the most sweeping rollback of government surveillance powers in the post-Sept. 11-era, clearing the way for a new program that bans the National Security Agency from collecting and storing Americans' telephone...
  • The Senate gambles on national security

    The Senate gambles on national security
    The debate over curtailing the government's sweeping anti-terrorism surveillance powers would have played out differently if the post-9/11 era had ended with, say, Osama bin Laden's death. If al-Qaida were gone, if Islamic State didn't exist, then yes,...
  • Either way, no more NSA collection of U.S. phone records

    Either way, no more NSA collection of U.S. phone records
    However Congress resolves its impasse over government surveillance, this much is clear: The National Security Agency will ultimately be out of the business of collecting and storing Americans' calling records. Aiming for passage Tuesday afternoon, the...
  • Surveillance powers lapse with no deal in Senate

    Surveillance powers lapse with no deal in Senate
    The National Security Agency lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans' phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in an extraordinary Sunday Senate session. But that program...
  • Senate blocks House surveillance bill, 2-month extension of Patriot Act

    The Senate struggled unsuccessfully to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, blocking a House-passed bill and several short-term extensions of the USA Patriot Act. The main stumbling block was a House-...
  • When a government spies on its citizens: lessons from Chile

    What are the deep, long-term effects of clandestine surveillance on a country? The current debates in Congress regarding the renewal — or modification — of the Patriot Act offer an occasion to hold an open discussion that is long overdue. My...