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  • Obama to propose ending NSA's phone call sweep

    To assuage privacy concerns, the White House and some lawmakers are pushing forward with changes to a surveillance program that would leave the bulk storage of millions of Americans' telephone records in the hands of phone companies, even though they are convinced the information now held by the government is protected and question whether the changes would actually do more to protect privacy.


  • Navy admiral relays concerns about NSA changes

    If the U.S. government turns over the bulk collection of telephone data to an independent third party, higher costs and delays in identifying potential threats could result, the Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency said Tuesday.


  • Navy admiral relays concerns about NSA changes

    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 to an independent third party, saying it could result in higher costs and delays identifying potential threats.


  • President Barack Obama talks on the phone in the Oval Office, June 13, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    Obama's 'disjointed' foreign policy hurts U.S. in Ukraine: Rep. Rogers

    The chair of the House Intelligence Committee says the Obama administration has been slow to respond to the crisis in Ukraine because it has a "disjointed" approach to foreign policy and has not done the diplomatic legwork.


  • There's help if smokers want to quit

    The Smoking Cessation Trust may be the best kept secret in Louisiana. And its executive director, Mike Rogers, would like that to change.


  • South Koreans at Seoul Station in Seoul watch a television broadcasting an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right) on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers that North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor at its main nuclear facility, according to two parliamentary members who attended the closed-door briefing. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    Lawmaker: 'We should never underestimate Pyongyang' cyber savvy

    At least one lawmaker says North Korea has flexed enough muscles to show that it has the capability and technological savvy to conduct a significant cyberattack on the United States. Now the question is: Would they?


  • NAPOLITANO: Dozen members on Capitol Hill keeping Snowden NSA secrets

    The disputants were Rep. Mike Rogers, Michigan Republican, and FBI Director James Comey. Mr. Rogers is the chief congressional apologist for the massive NSA spying apparatus.


  • In this image made from video released by WikiLeaks on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks during a presentation ceremony for the Sam Adams Award in Moscow, Russia. Should Snowden ever return to the U.S., he would face criminal charges for leaking information about NSA surveillance programs. But legal experts say a trial could expose more classified information as his lawyers try to build a case in an open court that the operations he exposed were illegal.  (AP Photo)

    EDITORIAL: Snowden makes a point

    Edward J. Snowden revealed to the world that the U.S. government collects emails, records telephone calls and snoops through other communications of just about everybody. This disclosure set off an overdue debate on the meaning and limits of privacy and surveillance in the modern age.


  • Russian Communists, carrying red flags with portrait of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin, form a long queue as they visit the Mausoleum during Lenin's 90th death anniversary at Moscow's Red Square in Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

    U.S. intel warns of Belarus hand in Obamacare

    U.S. intelligence is urging the Obama administration to check its new health care computer network for malicious software after learning that developers linked to the Belarusian government helped produce the website, raising fresh concerns that private data posted by millions of Americans could be compromised.


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