By Meghashyam Mali | 03/12/14 02:46 PM
The White House said that the Central Intelligence Agency gave a “heads up” that they were referring a dispute with the Senate over classified information to the Justice Department.
03/12/14 12:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he is concerned over allegations of CIA snooping into computer files used by Senate investigators delving into allegations of past spy agency torture. At the same time, Boehner said he would keep his fuller opinions to himself until...
03/12/14 05:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The senior CIA lawyer accused by the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee of trying to intimidate the panel over its investigation into secret prisons and brutal interrogations of terrorism suspects was himself involved in the controversial programs. The attorney, the...
03/12/14 05:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret reports. Vanishing documents. Whispers of crime, intimidation and cover-up. A quarrel between the CIA and the Senate that's been rumbling beneath the surface for years burst into full view Tuesday when Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., laid it all out in eye-popping...
03/12/14 05:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein's outspoken criticism of "CIA interference" in a congressional investigation is in sharp contrast to her defense of an intelligence-gathering community that some say tramples on civil liberties. Feinstein, who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee,...
03/11/14 08:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators accuse the CIA of spying on their work. The CIA accuses a Senate panel of stealing its documents. It's "a defining moment" that will determine whether Congress can fulfill its duty to watch over the nation's spy agencies, says Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman...
By Tim Mak | 03/11/14 02:38 PM
The president's nominee to head the National Security Agency told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday that he would add transparency to the country's intelligence operations, expressing openness about delivering speeches about the agency's mission and working with Congress to enact new...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/11/14 12:52 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, R-Calif., "reluctantly" insisted that the Central Intelligence Agency had accessed computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee in a floor speech Tuesday.
By Lolita Baldor | 03/11/14 08:10 AM
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.
03/11/14 06:45 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White, who is overseeing an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against the agency, issued a...
03/10/14 10:32 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he has no regrets about revealing the agency's mass surveillance program. Snowden spoke Monday via live video conference to a packed audience at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival. The former NSA contractor,...
By Gene Healy | 03/10/14 06:07 PM
On Monday, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden beamed himself into a packed room at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, telling the crowd he broke the law to expose NSA spying because “the Constitution was being violated on a massive scale.” Snowden...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/10/14 01:59 PM
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Monday said the U.S. government is “setting fire to the future of the Internet" and encouraged tech enthusiasts at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, to fight back, calling them “firefighters.”
By Ashe Schow | 03/10/14 12:44 PM
Edward Snowden, the man who leaked the National Security Agency data collection programs, said Monday the act of mass surveillance is “setting fire to the future of the Internet.”
By Stephen Braun | 03/10/14 09:13 AM
U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
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