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Human Rights Watch: Obama came up short on NSA changes

President Barack Obama has not gone far enough in reforming the monitoring activities of the National Security Agency (NSA) and is continuing to violate...

Critics speaking out on Obama’s NSA ‘reform’

Leaders of the congressional intelligence committees are pushing back against a key part of President Barack Obama's attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance, saying it...

Congressman thinks Russia behind Snowden’s leaks

The head of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Sunday he is investigating whether former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden had...

On NSA, Obama says ‘trust me,” but can we?

President Barack Obama’s speech on Friday on intelligence reform marked a bullish shift in his approach to the National Security Agency. The president dropped the...

Obama talks curbs on some, but not all, of NSA’s abuses

President Barack Obama's orders to change some U.S. surveillance practices put the burden on Congress to deal with a national security controversy that has...

What Obama did and did not change on NSA spying

President Barack Obama is putting limits on the harvesting of Americans' phone records and seeking revisions to a program that sweeps up email and...

Obama calls for changes in NSA spying

Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance, President Barack Obama on Friday called for ending the government's control of phone data from hundreds...

Obama ready to accept some changes in NSA spying

President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects millions of Americans' phone records for possible future surveillance, but...

Congressmen claim Snowden’s leaks endangered U.S. troops

Two congressmen say a classified Pentagon report on former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden asserts that most of the documents he took...

Obama expected to restrict some spying by NSA

President Barack Obama is expected to tighten restrictions on U.S. spying on foreign leaders and also is considering changes in National Security Agency access...