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By PBS NewsHour
In 2008, huge crowds showed up in Berlin to get a glimpse of then-senator Barack Obama during his first presidential campaign. But six years later, German enthusiasm has waned, largely because of evidence that the NSA has spied on German…
On our program tonight, we examine the outlook for political action in 2014 as the White House and Congress lay out their agendas for the year ahead. Also: a rising German politician discusses the impact of U.S. spying on transatlantic…
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is announcing that the head of the Navy’s Cyber Command has been chosen to be the next chief of the troubled National Security Agency. Vice Adm. Mike Rogers, also a former intelligence director…
In our news wrap Wednesday, James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, testified in a Senate hearing about the negative effects of revelations about secret spying programs leaked by Edward Snowden, and urged the former contractor to return any still-secret…
By Justin Scuiletti
During his State of the Union address Tuesday evening, President Obama stated that he would work with Congress to reform U.S. surveillance practices; citing the need for America to move off a “permanent war footing.” The president stated that the…
By Zachary Treu
Edward Snowden announced that he will make public remarks in a live chat on his website Thursday afternoon. In his address, he reportedly will respond to President Barack Obama's speech on the NSA and U.S. surveillance.
By Gwen Ifill, PBS NewsHour
Even before President Obama outlined his proposed changes in how the NSA should collect data for surveillance, many tech giants were vocal in their criticism. Gwen Ifill discusses what's at stake with Christian Dawson of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition and…
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