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Is it time to dump the Internet and move on?

Robert Samuelson, economic columnist for The Washington Post, says it's time to admit the Internet was a colossal mistake, shut the damn thing down,...

U.S. now tries to rationalize spying on allies

The U.S. says it gathers the same kinds of intelligence as other nations to safeguard against foreign terror threats, pushing back on fresh outrage...

Obama trys to downplay Snowden’s relevance

The last thing President Barack Obama wants to do is turn Edward Snowden into a grand enemy of the state or a Daniel Ellsberg-type...

Pelosi’s defense of NSA spying draws boos

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has disappointed some of her liberal base with her defense of the Obama administration's classified surveillance of U.S. residents'...

Snowden in Moscow, America revokes his passport

The former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed a highly classified surveillance program has had his U.S. passport revoked, an official said Sunday. Edward Snowden's...

Bush and Obama: Do both belong in jail?

Interesting, but sad, that the rank and file of both parties in Capitol Hill are scrambling to find excuses to excuse and rationalize the...

Obama muddles NSA debate with vague numbers

Seeking to win over public trust, the Obama administration has been throwing around a lot of numbers as it tries to describe — in...

Was background check on NSA leaker bungled?

A government watchdog testified Thursday there may have been problems with a security clearance background check conducted on the 29-year-old federal contractor who disclosed...

Obama set to meet with privacy, civil liberties board

President Barack Obama is holding his first meeting with a privacy and civil liberties board Friday as he seeks to make good on his...

Obama uses obscure, untested oversight board to justify NSA spying on...

The obscure oversight board that President Barack Obama wants to scrutinize the National Security Agency's secret surveillance system is little known for good reason....