Aug 21, 2013 — The 25-year-old former Army intelligence analyst was responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history. In 2010, he gave WikiLeaks more than 700,000 documents. A judge handed down his sentence Wednesday. The maximum punishment possible was 90 years in prison.
Aug 14, 2013 — The Army private told a military judge that he understands now that he should have worked through the system. Manning has been convicted in the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history.
Aug 1, 2013 — After Russia granted NSA leaker Edward Snowden a one-year asylum, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said the move "undermines a long history of cooperation." Snowden arrived at Moscow's airport from Hong Kong more than a month ago.
Jul 31, 2013 — The severity of Bradley Manning's punishment is expected to hinge on his motives. The former Army intelligence analyst was acquitted of aiding the enemy, which would have put him in jeopardy of a life sentence. He was found guilty of other serious charges, from theft to espionage, for giving thousands of classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks.
Jul 26, 2013 — Pfc. Bradley Manning, argued the defense, released classified information in an attempt to spark debate about things he found troubling about war and American diplomacy.
Jul 25, 2013 — At issue is whether Pfc. Bradley Manning knowingly provided intelligence to enemies of the U.S. The aiding-the-enemy charge is punishable by life in prison.
Jul 18, 2013 — That is the most serious charge against Pfc. Bradley Manning. It is punishable by life in prison.
Jul 3, 2013 — The listening device was found last month, says Ecuador's foreign minister, Ricardo Patiño. He called the incident another example of a deterioration of ethics on an international level.
Jul 2, 2013 — Several countries have already turned down requests from NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who remains in legal limbo at a Moscow airport. He wants to avoid being sent to the U.S. to face prosecution. There's speculation in Russia that he might leave with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who is visiting.
Jun 28, 2013 — Lonnie Snowden said that he is concerned his son is being manipulated by WikiLeaks. He also said that he believes his son is willing to return to the U.S. under certain conditions.