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Senate Creating Secret Encyclopedia of US Spy Programs

In this Dec. 9, 2014 file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON  — Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. It's part of an effort to improve congressional oversight of the government's sprawling global spying effort. Sen. Dianne Feinstein launched the review in O... more

Police: Men in Shooting at NSA Had Gone to Hotel to 'Party'

In this image made from video and released by WJLA-TV, authorities investigate the scene of a accident near a gate to Fort Meade, Md., on Monday, March 30, 2015. AP Photo/WJLA-TV

FORT MEADE, Maryland — Two cross-dressing men who were shot at by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who picked them up for a motel "party," police said Tuesday. One suspect was killed and the other was injured, along with an NSA police officer, as the driver of... more

One Dead After Gate-Crashing Attempt, Firefight at Fort Meade

In this image made from video and released by WJLA-TV, authorities investigate the scene of a accident near a gate to Fort Meade, Md., on Monday, March 30, 2015. AP Photo/WJLA-TV

Updated at 4:42 p.m. Eastern FORT MEADE, Md. — Officers opened fire after two men dressed as women refused to stop a stolen car Monday at the National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade and then smashed into a police vehicle blocking the road, officials said. One of the men died, and the other man and the officer were hurt. A police officer a... more

Suspect in NSA Building Shooting Arrested in Maryland

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

MILLERSVILLE, Md. — There was a break in the case of a man who fired shots on several occupied vehicles and the headquarters of the National Security Agency when he returned to the scene of the first shooting, police said Wednesday. Hong Young, 35, of Beltsville, was arrested near Arundel Mills mall, where shots were fired Feb. 24. A man drivi... more

Snowden Says He Wishes He Had Leaked NSA Documents Sooner

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says he wishes he had come forward sooner with documents exposing the agency's surveillance program. In a Reddit ask-me-anything interview Monday, Snowden said that's the one thing he would do differently in 2013 when he revealed NSA practices. "I would have come forward sooner," he said. "Had I come forward a... more

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