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Stories with subject: Government surveillance
  • After Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security 
    Updated: Nov-28-15 8:42 am

    WASHINGTON - The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.

  • Judge allows warrantless evidence in Denver-area terror case 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 2:23 pm

    DENVER - The National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance programs have the potential for abuse but did not violate the constitutional rights of a suspect in a Denver-area terror case who argued that government spying has gone too far, a federal judge ruled.

  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 6:26 pm

    Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:

  • Judge issues narrow ruling in challenge to USA Patriot Act 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 3:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Washington says the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans is likely unconstitutional, even as the program is set to expire at the end of November.