The former defense contractor who leaked the National Security Agency’s surveillance plans on Americans could face a years-long wait for an asylum request.
The man who told the world about the U.S. government’s gigantic data grab also talks a lot about himself.
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has resurfaced after recently revealing himself as the one who leaked U.S. government surveillance program documents.
A journalist says the American intelligence contractor who disclosed U.S. government surveillance programs fled to Hong Kong because he believed he wouldn’t get a fair trial in his home country.
The supersecret agency with the power and legal authority to gather electronic communications worldwide to hunt U.S. adversaries says it has the technical know-how to ensure it’s not illegally spying on Americans.
Secretary of State John Kerry is defending U.S. drone strikes after the CIA’s killing of a senior Taliban member.
The White House is declining to confirm reports that a U.S. drone killed the Pakistani Taliban’s second-in-command.
A federal appeals court is backing the U.S. government’s decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos.
Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department’s handling of the investigation of national security leaks and its failure to talk to The Associated Press before issuing subpoenas for the news service’s telephone records.
Federal prosecutors will dismiss charges against a Virginia man they say posed as a CIA agent to get others to rob three banks in northern Virginia.