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Stories with organization: U.S. National Security Agency
  • WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 4:39 pm

    PARIS - WikiLeaks has released documents that it says show that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on France's top finance officials and high-stakes French export bids over a decade in what the group called targeted economic espionage.

  • No charges after fatal shooting at NSA 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 7:47 am

    FORT MEADE, Maryland - Federal and local authorities say no charges will be filed after an investigation of a fatal shooting by National Security Agency police at Fort Meade in Maryland.

  • French president holds emergency meeting over NSA intercepts story has photos
    Updated: Jun-24-15 3:55 am

    PARIS - French President Francois Hollande is holding an emergency meeting with the country's top security officials to respond to WikiLeaks documents saying that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents.

  • German prosecutors close Merkel cellphone spying probe story has photos
    Updated: Jun-12-15 7:19 am

    BERLIN - German prosecutors on Friday closed their investigation into the alleged tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone by the U.S. National Security Agency, saying they have been unable to find evidence that would stand up in court.

  • To stop cyber attacks, NSA expanded US web surveillance 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 12:19 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has expanded the National Security Agency's authority to hunt for foreign threats coursing through American Internet pipes by allowing the agency to collect intelligence on cyberattacks, the New York Times and ProPublica reported Thursday, citing documents provided by Edward Snowden.

  • Analysis: NSA bill barely touches the agency's vast powers story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-03-15 4:04 pm

    WASHINGTON - The surveillance law enacted this week stands as the most significant curb on the government's investigative authorities since the 1970s. But it's practically inconsequential in the universe of the National Security Agency's vast digital spying operations, a technical overhaul of a marginal counterterrorism program that some NSA officials wanted to jettison anyway.

  • Christie blasts overhaul of NSA phone records program 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 10:23 am

    GREENVILLE, South Carolina - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says sweeping changes to surveillance laws that will eliminate the National Security Agency's disputed bulk phone-records collection program will make the country less safe.

  • Questions and answers about newly approved USA Freedom Act 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 3:28 am

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has signed into law the USA Freedom Act, which extends three expiring surveillance provisions of the 9/11-era USA Patriot Act. It also overhauls the most controversial provision, which had been interpreted to allow bulk collection of U.S. phone records by the National Security Agency.

  • Congress sends NSA phone-records bill to president story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-02-15 9:17 pm

    WASHINGTON - Congress approved sweeping changes Tuesday to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency's disputed bulk phone-records collection program and replacing it with a more restrictive measure to keep the records in phone companies' hands.

  • THE LATEST: GOP presidential candidates gather in Florida 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 9:26 am

    ORLANDO, Florida - The latest from an "economic summit" hosted by Florida Gov. Rick Scott, where several of the leading Republican candidates, and expected candidates, for president are speaking Tuesday: