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The rift between the U.S. and Israel over the Iran deal was no secret, but according to The Wall Street Journal, that dispute was fed by high stakes political espionage by both countries and ensnared members of Congress. Adam Entous…
By Ted Bridis, Associated Press
Under a court order, historical calling records at the NSA are now off-limits to agents running the FBI terrorism investigation even with a warrant.
Ever since Edward Snowden released information about the extent of secret U.S. surveillance, a battle has been growing between tech companies and the government over access to data. New reports suggest the Obama administration may be backing down on its…
In our news wrap Friday, the United Nations refugee agency announced that more than 300,000 refugees and migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. That number does not include the 2,600 who have died on the journey. Also, a…
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans.
An article published jointly by The New York Times and Pro-Publica reports that AT&T demonstrated an "extreme willingness to help" the NSA, according to documents from Edward Snowden. Among other revelations, the article reports that AT&T forwarded a million emails…
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
New documents released by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden show that telecommunications giant AT&T was for years the most cooperative and prolific provider of Internet and phone data to the NSA…
By Ted Bridis and Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
Deeply personal information submitted by U.S. intelligence and military personnel for security clearances - mental illnesses, drug and alcohol use, past arrests, bankruptcies and more - is in the hands of hackers linked to China, officials say.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
Tucked into the surveillance bill that became law was a little-noticed section that will let the United States complete ratification of two long-stalled treaties aimed at stopping a frightening scenario: terrorists wielding radioactive bombs.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Senate passed the USA Freedom Act to replace expired provisions of the Patriot Act, including the NSA’s legal authority to collect bulk phone records. The new legislation will impose limits on collection and access…
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