National Security Agency
Jul 22, 2014 — Unless you have documents, nobody listens. It's a bitter lesson learned by former NSA officials who tried to work within the system to expose what they considered unconstitutional programs.
Jul 6, 2014 — Nine out of 10 communications snagged by the National Security Agency were not from legally targeted foreigners, The Washington Post says.
Jul 3, 2014 — Sen. John McCain is in India to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But the visit was overshadowed by reports that the NSA was given permission in 2010 to spy on Modi's political party.
Jul 2, 2014 — Some parts of the program come "close to the line of constitutional reasonableness," so the board is offering some proposals to fix those concerns.
Jun 1, 2014 — Documents leaked by Edward Snowden show the NSA is scouring emails, text messages, social media, videoconferences and other sources looking for facial-recognition quality photographs.
May 29, 2014 — The National Security Agency says it has only one email exchange between the former contractor and the NSA's legal branch — concerning a technical issue.
May 28, 2014 — Targeting what he calls "misleading" statements about his work for the U.S., former NSA contractor Edward Snowden tells NBC's Brian Williams he "was trained as a spy" and lived under a false name.
May 22, 2014 — The measure, which now goes to the Senate, would require the National Security Agency to get permission before searching phone metadata. But critics say the bill doesn't go far enough.
May 12, 2014 — The journalist, who received a cache of highly classified documents, says no one disputes that the security agency should be reading emails from al-Qaida, but the system has become too powerful.
May 5, 2014 — The National Security Agency sent out a tweet that looked like gibberish. It turned out to be a job advertisement disguised in simple cipher.