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NSA leaker Edward Snowden during his meeting with Russian activists and officials at Sheremetyevo airport, Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Tatyana Lokshina, Human Rights Watch)

Snowden says ‘mission’s already accomplished’

WASHINGTON (AP) — After six months when he was rarely heard from except through the documents he leaked, fugitive former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden says his “mission’s already accomplished” after leaking NSA secrets […]

12/24/2013

US Secret Service seal

Report: No evidence of widespread problems at Secret Service

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no evidence of widespread misconduct within the Secret Service, according to a Homeland Security Department inspector general’s report. The 145-page report was issued Friday, more than 18 months after the […]

12/20/2013

The sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

NSA defends global cellphone tracking as legal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order. The distinction means the extraordinary surveillance program is not overseen by […]

12/06/2013

Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp and Carrie Underwood as Maria in "The Sound of Music Live!"  (AP Photo/NBC, Will Hart)

‘Sound of Music’ alive for 18.5 million viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Sound of Music” has the sound of a hit for NBC. Nearly 18.5 million viewers tuned to Thursday night’s live telecast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, according to the […]

12/06/2013

Editor of The Guardian newspaper Alan Rusbridger gives evidence to the Commons Home Affairs Committee hearing on counter-terrorism at Portcullis House, central London, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.  (AP Photo/PA)

Guardian: We have published 1 percent of Snowden leak

LONDON (AP) — The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday his newspaper has published just 1 percent of the material it received from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, and denied the paper had […]

12/03/2013

Michelle Knight, a victim, speaks during the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro, right,  Aug. 1, 2013, in Cleveland.   (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Woman held captive in Cleveland has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — One of three young women held captive for years in a Cleveland house has a book deal. Michelle Knight’s memoir is scheduled to come out next spring, publisher Weinstein Books announced […]

11/25/2013

In this March 30, 1981 file photo, President Ronald Reagan acknowledges applause before speaking to the Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL-CIO at a Washington hotel. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)

Reagan’s role in NSA’s hack of Google and Yahoo

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Back when Yahoo was something hollered at a rodeo and no one could conceive of Googling anything, President Ronald Reagan signed an executive order that extended the power of U.S. […]

11/20/2013

The entrance to the Hay Adams Hotel near the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Secret Service facing another sex scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 18 months after a prostitution scandal in South America rocked the Secret Service, the agency in charge of protecting the president is investigating another case of suspected sexual misconduct in […]

11/14/2013

"60 Minutes" reporter Lara Logan (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

CBS admits error in Benghazi ’60 Minutes’ story

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News admitted Friday it was wrong to trust a “60 Minutes” source who claimed to be at the scene of a 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, […]

11/08/2013

The sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

US may split command of spy and cyber agencies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is considering a proposal to split the job now held by one military commander who oversees both the National Security Agency and cybersecurity operations. Gen. Keith Alexander is top […]

11/07/2013

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