National Security Agency

Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.  (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Propose Ending NSA Phone Sweeps, But Continued Gov’t Access

The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans’ phone calls.

03/25/2014

File photo of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (credit: YURIKO NAKAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Zuckerberg Voices Frustration With Obama Over NSA

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the U.S. government’s surveillance programs.

03/13/2014

His party divided, Rep. Darrell Issa, the chief Republican attack dog, is calling on the GOP to abandon government-backed solutions and instead unite against President Barack Obama's "imperial presidency." (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Rep. Issa Seeks To Unite GOP Against ‘Imperial Presidency’ Of Obama

His party divided, Rep. Darrell Issa, the chief Republican attack dog, is calling on the GOP to abandon government-backed solutions and instead unite against President Barack Obama’s “imperial presidency.”

02/18/2014

By exposing the NSA's vast surveillance web, Snowden created a link between tea partyers and liberals — two tribes camped on opposite sides of the nation's political chasm. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Liberal Democrats, Tea Party Republicans Unite In NSA Opposition

By exposing the NSA’s vast surveillance web, Snowden created a link between tea partyers and liberals — two tribes camped on opposite sides of the nation’s political chasm.

02/17/2014

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Sen. Rand Paul Sues Obama Over NSA Surveillance

Sen. Rand Paul, a possible Republican presidential candidate, sued the Obama administration Wednesday over the National Security Agency’s mass collection of millions of Americans’ phone records.

02/12/2014

At a Tuesday hearing to discuss global threats to U.S. security, Rogers stated that, “The president’s May 2013 policy changes for U.S. targeted strikes are an utter and complete failure and they leave Americans’ lives at risk.” (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Intel Chair: Obama’s Drone Policy Changes Put ‘American Lives At Risk’

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., cautioned against “self-imposed red tape” on U.S. drone strikes, saying that restrictions on the targeted strikes puts “Americans’ lives at risk.”

02/05/2014

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY).  (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

US Sen. Rand Paul: Spying Scandal Helps GOP

Potential presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he believes Republicans could lure young voters if they focus on privacy issues following the revelations about the National Security Agency’s surveillance.

01/31/2014

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Terror Suspect Challenging Constitutionality Of NSA’s Warrantless Surveillance Program

A terror suspect is challenging the constitutionality of the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program, saying in a court document filed Wednesday that spying by the federal government has gone too far.

01/30/2014

Socialist lawmakers say Snowden's whistleblowing has "contributed to a more stable and peaceful world order." (Getty Images)

Norway Lawmakers Nominate Edward Snowden For Nobel Peace Prize

Socialist lawmakers say Snowden’s whistleblowing has “contributed to a more stable and peaceful world order.”

01/29/2014

Rovio becomes the latest tech company to say it is not voluntarily giving information to the government. (Getty Images)

Angry Birds Maker Denies Sharing Info With NSA

Rovio becomes the latest tech company to say it is not voluntarily giving information to the government.

01/29/2014

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