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

Reporters Behind Snowden, NSA Stories Among Pulitzer Contenders

The Pulitzer Prizes, journalism’s highest honor, will be announced Monday.


Some Dropbox users say Rice's role in the Bush administration should disqualify her from accepting an executive position. (Getty Images)

Protesters To Dropbox: Drop Condoleezza Rice Or We Drop You

Dropbox users say Rice was behind wiretapping efforts during the Bush administration and can’t be trusted to keep the service private.


Former President Bill Clinton. (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton Calls Edward Snowden ‘An Imperfect Messenger’

Former President Bill Clinton described Edward Snowden as “sort of an imperfect messenger,” who has raised questions about whether the nation can use technology to protect national security without destroying liberty and right to privacy.


Prosecutors say a judge's decision granting lawyers in a Chicago terrorism case unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records could jeopardize national security.   (Credit: Thinkstock)

US Appeals Ruling To Let Lawyers See Secret ‘National Security’ Files

Prosecutors say a judge’s decision granting lawyers in a Chicago terrorism case unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records could jeopardize national security.


President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference on March 25, 2014 in The Hague, the Netherlands. (credit: Toussaint Kluiters-Pool/Getty Images)

Experts Question Whether Obama Can Make Good On Assurance NSA Won’t Spy On ‘Ordinary Folks’

Cyber security experts are questioning whether President Barack Obama can make good on his assurance that U.S. intelligence agencies aren’t spying on “ordinary folks.”


Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during the Berkeley Forum on the UC Berkeley campus on March 19, 2014 in Berkeley, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Paul: Ironic That First African-American President Has ‘Allowed This Vast Exercise Of Raw Power By NSA’

In a university speech, Republican Sen. Rand Paul criticized President Barack Obama and other government leaders over recent surveillance disclosures.


Steve Wozniak says Edward Snowden is a "hero." (Getty Images)

Apple Co-Founder: Snowden Is A ‘Hero’

Steve Wozniac praised the NSA leaker for helping the cause of freedom.


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.


John Brennan (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CIA Investigates Whether Officers Spied On Senate

The CIA is investigating whether its officers improperly monitored members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which oversees the intelligence agency, U.S. officials said Wednesday.


White House counselor John Podesta speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington on Feb. 18, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Counselor: ‘We Are Undergoing A Revolution’ In The Way Our Personal Info Is Collected, Analyzed

Government, business and academic leaders gathered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Monday to discuss whether new policies are needed to regulate the use of big data, the large and complex sets of electronic information being used by companies to market products, researchers to study health problems, and as a government surveillance tool.