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Revelations of NSA spying earn Pulitzer Prize

Revelations of NSA spying earn Pulitzer Prize

Coverage of the National Security Agency’s sweeping surveillance program that won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday follows a tradition of bucking the U.S. government on matters of secret…

Senate once rejected what Obama now proposes for NSA

Senate once rejected what Obama now proposes for NSA

The Senate Intelligence Committee three years ago secretly considered — but ultimately rejected — alternate ways for the National Security Agency to collect and store massive amounts of Americans’ phone…

Obama to propose end to NSA ‘phone sweeps’

Obama to propose end to NSA ‘phone sweeps’

The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans’ phone calls. The Obama administration…

NSA spying under the spotlight in Crimea crisis

NSA spying under the spotlight in Crimea crisis

President Barack Obama talks often by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel — at least five times over the past month. But he can no longer be as certain as…

Proposed new spy boss questions NSA reforms

Proposed new spy boss questions NSA reforms

The Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency is expressing concerns about the U.S. government turning over the bulk collection of telephone data…

A valuable lesson on the price of secrecy

A valuable lesson on the price of secrecy

The ease with which the United States government creates new state secrets masks the ultimate cost of the secret’s production. Once minted, a secret must be guarded lest a spy…

Snowden debacle forces winds of change at NSA

Snowden debacle forces winds of change at NSA

The U.S. National Security Agency has made dozens of changes in its operations and computer networks to prevent the emergence of another Edward Snowden, including potential disciplinary action, a top…

Spying on allies can be a two-way street

Spying on allies can be a two-way street

Nations spying on each other’s leaders is a two-way street and a longtime practice in the intelligence world, according to the U.S. intelligence chief. But a surveillance sweep on phone…

U.S. admits NSA spying caused tension with allies

U.S. admits NSA spying caused tension with allies

The United States said on Friday allegations that U.S. intelligence agencies tapped the mobile phone of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and others in France and Italy have “posed a moment…

Looking for ways to stop the terrorist ‘lottery loophole’

Looking for ways to stop the terrorist ‘lottery loophole’

Lawmakers who oversee U.S. intelligence agencies are working to expand the government’s spying powers to allow it to continue electronically monitoring terror suspects who travel to the U.S. if they…

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