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  • Report: Polygraph crime admissions not reported

    The inspector general for the U.S. intelligence community said Tuesday some admissions of crimes by spy agency workers during lie detector tests were not disclosed to law enforcement agencies because of breakdowns in government reporting procedures and poor advice from agency lawyers.


  • This April 16, 2014 photo shows Laura Poitras, left, and Johanna Hamilton in New York to promote their documentary film "1971," premiering Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

    In '1971,' an analog precursor to NSA, Snowden

    A trove of government documents reveals widespread domestic surveillance of Americans. Leaked revelations hit the front pages of newspapers. A powerful governmental agency is brought under scrutiny.


  • ADDS IDENTIFICATION - In this photo released by The Boston Globe, editor Brian McGrory, center, and Metro Editor Jennifer Peter, third from left, smile in the newsroom, Monday, April 14, 2014 in Boston. The Globe was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Monday's announcement came as the city prepares for Tuesday's anniversary of the bombing. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Jessica Rinaldi)

    Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for bombing coverage

    An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.


  • NY lawmaker calls Pulitzer decision 'disgraceful'

    The head of the House Homeland Security subcommittee on counterterrorism and intelligence calls the decision to award a Pulitzer Prize in the NSA leaking case "disgraceful."


  • Pulitzer for NSA coverage echoes tradition in news

    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 intelligence.


  • Tampa Bay Times reporters Michael LaForgia, left, and Will Hobson, center, are congratulated by Editor and Vice President Neil Brown, right, after they won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting,  Monday, April 14, 2014 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Hobson and LaForgia won in local reporting for writing about the squalid housing for the city's homeless. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, James Borchuck)

    Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations

    The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.


  • United States Military Academy cadet Kiefer Ragay stands in a projection of data results, as he talks to fellow cadets at the Cyber Research Center at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The West Point cadets are fending off cyber attacks this week as part of an exercise involving all the service academies. The annual Cyber Defense Exercise requires teams from the five service academies to create computer networks that can withstand attacks from the National Security Agency and the Department of Defense. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Call of cyber duty: Military academies take on NSA

    If MacArthur or Grant went to the U.S. Military Academy today, they might be testing their defensive skills hunched in front of a computer screen.


  • Illustration on James Clapper and the NSA by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

    NAPOLITANO: NSA wrongdoing revealed

    Last week, Director of National Intelligence Gen. James R. Clapper sent a brief letter to Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee.


  • Court rejects early appeal of surveillance ruling

    The Supreme Court on Monday declined an early look at a constitutional challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records, instead allowing the dispute to work its way through the usual lower-court process.


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