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Stories with organization: U.S. National Security Agency
  • Senate blocks access to online data without warrant 
    Updated: Jun-22-16 2:07 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Senate on Wednesday blocked an expansion of the government's power to investigate suspected terrorists, a victory for civil libertarians and privacy advocates emboldened after a National Security Agency contractor's revelations forced changes in how the communications of Americans are monitored.

  • Holder: Snowden did 'service,' but should still be punished story has photos
    Updated: May-30-16 5:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - Edward Snowden performed a "public service" in stoking a national debate about secret domestic surveillance programs, but he should still return to the U.S. to stand trial, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said in a podcast released on Monday.