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Obama faces spying critics

Obama faces spying critics

Struggling to salvage a massive surveillance program, President Barack Obama faced congressional critics of the National Security Agency’s collection of Americans’ telephone records Thursday as snowballing concerns made new limitations…

Limits on NSA spying?

Limits on NSA spying?

Senators are questioning top Obama administration officials about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs for the first time since the House narrowly rejected a proposal last week to effectively shut…

Open season on leakers

Open season on leakers

The successful prosecution of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning gives a boost to the Obama administration’s aggressive pursuit of people it believes have leaked national security secrets to the media. Manning…

No death penalty for Snowden

No death penalty for Snowden

Striving to get Edward Snowden back to America, U.S., Attorney General Eric Holder has assured the Russian government the U.S. has no plans to seek the death penalty for the…

What else does Edward Snowden know?

What else does Edward Snowden know?

It’s the stuff of spy novels: The hunted-down protagonist wins in the end because he’s got damaging documents squirreled away, a bargaining chip against the bureaucrats who want to silence…

Defeated foes of NSA spying program vow to continue fight

Defeated foes of NSA spying program vow to continue fight

Opponents of the National Security Agency’s collection of hundreds of millions of Americans’ phone records insist they will press ahead with their challenge to the massive surveillance program after a…

Supporters of spying on Americans claim disaster if program is halted

Supporters of spying on Americans claim disaster if program is halted

The White House and congressional backers of the National Security Agency’s surveillance program warn that ending the massive collection of phone records from millions of Americans would put the nation…

Our government’s spying on us: Will it change? No way

Our government’s spying on us:  Will it change? No way

The National Security Agency, clearly an Americanized of the old Russian KGB in its spying on citizens of the United States, is taking steps to crack down on leaks about…

NSA puts new anti-leak measures into place

NSA puts new anti-leak measures into place

The National Security Agency is implementing new security measures because of the disclosures by former NSA-systems-analyst-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden, top defense officials said Thursday. NSA chief Keith Alexander said his agency…

Those spying on Americans find hostility on Capitol Hill

Those spying on Americans find hostility on Capitol Hill

At a House Intelligence Committee hearing just a month ago on highly controversial National Security Agency surveillance issues, administration officials were well treated by both Republicans and Democrats. Wednesday’s return…