By Brian Hughes | 01/27/14 05:30 PM
The Obama administration will allow telecommunications companies to reveal the number of national security orders they receive from the government and detail how many of their customers are being targeted, officials announced Monday.
By Charlie Spiering | 01/27/14 03:39 PM
White House correspondent Victoria Jones, for Talk Radio News Service, questioned press secretary Jay Carney today about the National Security Agency breaching the "last bastion of American freedom" by spying through the mobile phone game "Angry Birds." "The NSA is looking in the background in...
By Paul Bedard | 01/27/14 02:48 PM
This week's Mainstream Media Scream features the New Yorker's David Remnick, author of the lengthy interview with President Obama, hailing the president's “huge” achievements during an interview with Charlie Rose on PBS. He also credits Obama with a scandal-free administration, shrugging off...
By Kirsten Grieshaber | 01/27/14 10:05 AM
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden claimed in a new interview that the U.S. agency is involved in industrial espionage.
By Washington Examiner | 01/25/14 05:02 PM
President Obama spent more time defending the National Security Agency's widespread data-mining of phone calls and online communications around the world than he did talking about reforming the program in his Jan. 17 speech, which was supposed to be about the latter. Among his defenses was the...
01/25/14 12:56 PM
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By Steve Chapman | 01/24/14 05:13 PM
In the polarized atmosphere of Washington, there is one thing that both parties can usually agree on: convening independent, bipartisan panels of respected experts to devise solutions to tough problems. Actually, there's one more thing they can usually agree on: ignoring what those groups...
By Meghashyam Mali | 01/24/14 12:55 PM
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Friday said Russian President Vladimir Putin had “outperformed” President Obama on the world stage, slamming the administration's handling of relations with Moscow.
By Brian Hughes | 01/24/14 11:37 AM
Seeking a fresh start after five years in office, President Obama hopes to use his biggest speech of 2014 to put the worst stretch of his presidency behind him.
By Meghashyam Mali | 01/23/14 04:24 PM
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Thursday said he acknowledged the need for some surveillance, saying that “not all spying is bad.” Snowden made the remark during a live chat in which he fielded questions from Twitter. The former government contractor, whose disclosures...
01/23/14 03:15 PM
Cartoon by Mike Keefe/Cagle Cartoons.
By Brian Hughes | 01/23/14 11:34 AM
The White House on Thursday rejected the recommendation from an outside task force that the National Security Agency halt its bulk collection of Americans' phone data, saying the controversial surveillance tactics were constitutional.
By Associated Press | 01/23/14 09:49 AM
The company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is accused of defrauding the government. The Justice Department says U.S. Investigations Services Inc. defrauded the government by submitting more than 650,000 investigations that had not been...
By Stephen Braun | 01/23/14 08:27 AM
A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has urged President Obama to shut down the agency's bulk collection of phone data and purge its massive inventory of millions of Americans' calling records, The Associated...
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