By Susan Crabtree | 10/30/13 02:54 PM
NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander on Wednesday denied a report that the agency had tapped communication links between Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, saying any information the U.S government obtained from the service providers came through a court order.
By Sean Lengell | 10/29/13 07:14 PM
National Intelligence Director James Clapper told Congress on Tuesday the U.S. has a history of spying on foreign leaders and suspects those countries are eavesdropping on U.S. officials as well. Clapper said in his 50 years in the spy business that it's "kind of a basic tenet" for the U.S. to...
By Bloomberg_News | 10/29/13 06:39 PM
The National Security Agency’s eavesdropping on foreign heads of state from Angela Merkel to Dilma Rousseff is poised to produce its first high-profile corporate casualty: Google Inc.’s operations in Brazil. Brazilian lawmakers are under orders from President Rousseff to pause all other...
By Tim Mak | 10/29/13 04:16 PM
A designer from small-town Minnesota is suing the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security for objecting to his satirical renderings of their logos.
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/29/13 03:48 PM
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Tuesday that leaks of classified information and phone tapping of European leaders has been an embarrassment — and evidence that the existing policies need to be reviewed by Congress.
By Joel Gehrke | 10/29/13 03:15 PM
President Obama's spokesman evaded answering when asked for "specific" assurances about the National Security Agency monitoring Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's telephone calls. "I just don't have anything more specific about specific alleged [NSA operations]," White House press...
By Ashe Schow | 10/29/13 12:04 PM
Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., was much less combative in his defense of the National Security Agency programs that have lead to the wiretapping of foreign leaders and the mass collection of innocent Americans' metadata. Christie, speaking Tuesday with “Good Morning America” host George...
By Chriss W. Street | 10/29/13 09:20 AM
U.S. Ambassador James Costos was commanded to appear at the Spanish Foreign Ministry in Madrid on Oct. 28 as a public expression of Spain's outrage.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/29/13 07:05 AM
The Obama administration declassified a new batch of National Security Agency documents the same day the top Democratic senator on the intelligence committee vowed to conduct a top-to-bottom review of U.S. spying programs. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper Monday evening released...
By Meghashyam Mali | 10/28/13 07:22 PM
President Obama on Monday declined to say if he knew about the National Security Agency’s surveillance of world leaders’ phone calls. “National security operations, generally, have one purpose and that is to make sure the American people are safe and that I'm making good decisions,"...
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