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The company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is accused of defrauding the government. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Report: NSA Warned To Investigate 4,000 Internal Security Breaches In 2012

A news account based on secret intelligence budget files provided by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says that the surveillance agency warned in 2012 that it planned to investigate up to 4,000 reports of possible internal security breaches.

08/29/2013

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Appeals Court: Reporter Can’t Protect Source

A journalist who disclosed details of a secret CIA operation cannot shield his source when he testifies at the trial of a former federal agent charged with leaking classified information, a divided U.S. appeals court ruled Friday.

07/19/2013

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed courtroom drawing. (credit: AFP PHOTO/POOL/ Janet Hamlin/Getty Images)

9/11 Mastermind Designs Secret Vacuum Inside Secret CIA Prison

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the admitted mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, asked the CIA if they would allow him to design a vacuum cleaner while in prison.

07/11/2013

File photo of U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ).  (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

McCain Urges Tougher US Stance With Russia, China

Sen. John McCain says the diplomatic row between Washington and Moscow over admitted CIA leaker Edward Snowden is “reminiscent of the Cold War” and says the Obama administration must be tougher in its dealings with both Russia and China.

06/25/2013

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Construction Worker Seriously Injured at CIA Headquarters

A construction worker suffered life threatening injuries after accidentally falling at CIA Headquarters shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday, authorities say.

06/18/2013

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

NSA Informant’s Asylum Request Could Take Years To Process

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.

06/13/2013

The man who told the world about the U.S. government's gigantic data grab also talks a lot about himself. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

Snowden Says Of US Gov: ‘If They Want To Get You, They’ll Get You In Time’

The man who told the world about the U.S. government’s gigantic data grab also talks a lot about himself.

06/12/2013

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Snowden: NSA Hacks Hundreds Of Targets In Hong Kong, China

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has resurfaced after recently revealing himself as the one who leaked U.S. government surveillance program documents.

06/12/2013

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. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

Journalist: Snowden Fled US Fearing Unfair Trial

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.

06/10/2013

Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with The Guardian in Hong Kong. Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA, revealed details of top-secret surveillance conducted by the United States' National Security Agency regarding telecom data. (Photo credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

NSA Claims Know-How to Ensure No Illegal Spying

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.

06/09/2013

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