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NSA asked German intel to spy on one of its own

The US intelligence agency NSA asked its German partner service BND to spy on the European country's engineering and technology giant Siemens, a German...

New efforts to end NSA spying on Americans

U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Tuesday to end spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone data, setting up a potential showdown over the program,...

Rand Paul: NSA ‘mortifies’ Founding Fathers

Republican Sen. Rand Paul lashed out against the federal government's sweeping surveillance programs on Wednesday, staking an aggressive position on an issue already dividing...

NSA considered scrapping phone spying before leak

The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed...

NSA warned of backlash from spying on Americans

Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records...

Can courts curb NSA spying on Americans?

While Congress mulls how to curtail the NSA's collection of Americans' telephone records, impatient civil liberties groups are looking to legal challenges already underway...

Ordinary Americans trapped in NSA data sweeps

When the National Security Agency intercepted the online accounts of legally targeted foreigners over a four-year period it also collected the conversations of nine...

New report now claims NSA spying is legal

The first time the bipartisan Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board dissected a National Security Agency surveillance program, it found fundamental flaws, arguing in...

House backs new limits on NSA spying

House libertarians and liberals banded together for a surprise win in their fight against the secretive National Security Agency, securing support for new curbs...

Kerry to Snowden: ‘Man up and come home’

Secretary of State John Kerry says National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden "should man up and come back to the United States." Kerry was asked...