National Security Agency

Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) questions witnesses from the State and Treasury departments during a hearing about the ongoing P-5+1 talks with Iran in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on July 29, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Foreign Relations Chair: Americans Should Increase NSA Collection, Not Worry About Privacy

The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he is shocked at how little information the National Security Agency is collecting through American phone records.

05/13/2015

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US Appeals Court: NSA Phone Collection Excessive, Congress Must Modify

The bulk collection of Americans’ phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed, a federal appeals court said Thursday as it asked Congress to step in and decide how best to protect national security and privacy interests.

05/07/2015

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Snowden To Oliver: ‘NSA Has The Greatest Surveillance Capabilities We’ve Ever Seen In History’

HBO comedian John Oliver traveled to Russia and spoke with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden last week in a wide-ranging interview that touched on the Patriot Act’s upcoming expiration date, his “vindication” in releasing the NSA documents – and even a comical take on government access to Americans’ naked selfies.

04/06/2015

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ACLU: Snowden Proved NSA Internet Spying Harms Americans

The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are suing the National Security Agency and the Department of Justice, challenging the government’s Internet surveillance as overly broad.

03/10/2015

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Md. Man Charged With Shooting at Drivers Denied Bail

Bail was denied Monday for the man charged with shooting at five public places in Maryland, including a National Security Agency building.

03/09/2015

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Estranged Wife: Man Arrested in Md. Shootings Acted ‘Crazy’

The man charged with shooting at drivers in Maryland and at a National Security Agency building is set to appear in an Annapolis court on Friday.

03/06/2015

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String of Shootings in Md. Connected, Suspect in Custody

As many as five recent shootings, including two Tuesday — one near the National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade and another on the Intercounty Connector near I-95 in Laurel — may be connected, authorities say.

03/03/2015

Edward Snowden

Snowden: CIA Committed ‘Inexcusable Crimes’

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden said the CIA torture report details “inexcusable crimes” committed by the U.S., and criticized the “moral authority” of the government.

12/11/2014

A secret program called Auroragold allows NSA agents to find and even introduce vulnerabilities into cell phone systems that they can exploit to monitor calls and texts. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: NSA Able To Hack Into Cell Phone Networks Around The Globe

A secret program called Auroragold allows NSA agents to find and even introduce vulnerabilities into cell phone systems that they can exploit to monitor calls and texts.

12/05/2014

A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake City. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Utah Lawmaker Questions Why City Water Is Going To NSA Facility

A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake City.

11/19/2014

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