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Snowden: I'd Go to Prison to Return to US

Edward Snowden

LONDON -- Edward Snowden says he has offered to return to the United States and go to jail for leaking details of National Security Agency programs to intercept electronic communications data on a vast scale. The former NSA contractor flew to Moscow two years ago after revealing information about the previously secret eavesdropping powers, and ... more

Appeals Court: NSA Can Resume Bulk Data Collection

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

A court of appeals on Friday overturned a lower court's ruling that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records was illegal. The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the NSA may resume collecting data until the USA Freedom Act goes into effect in November, limiting government surveillance. The act was passed in June and gave ... more

Wikileaks Says US Spied on Japanese Government, Companies

Secretary of State Kerry shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, right, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, smiles in front of Kerry's residence Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015.. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

TOKYO — The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies. The documents include what appear to be five U.S. National Security Agency reports, four of which are marked top-secret, that provide intelligence on Japanese positions on international trade and climate ch... more

NSA will Stop Looking at Old US Phone Records

In this June 6, 2013 file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining — and will ultimately destroy — millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial program leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden. When Congress passed a law in June ending the NSA's bulk collection of Ame... more

Germany Urges Answers over Reports NSA Spied on Foreign Minister

In this June 6, 2013 file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Germany said Wednesday it was "demanding answers" from the United States over fresh allegations of official US espionage, this time against the German foreign minister. Berlin "confronted" Washington with German media reports based on Wikileaks documents indicating that the National Security Agency (NSA) "systematically" spied on Foreign Minist... more

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