- Appeals court upholds Snowden email firm contempt Updated: Apr-16-14 3:54 pm
- Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for bombing coverage Updated: Apr-15-14 6:44 am
- NY lawmaker calls Pulitzer decision 'disgraceful' Updated: Apr-14-14 6:05 pm
- Snowden says Pulitzer Prize is a 'vindication' Updated: Apr-14-14 6:05 pm
- 2 reporters who probed NSA surveillance back in US Updated: Apr-11-14 4:45 pm
- Ex-NSA exec says spy programs violate Constitution Updated: Apr-10-14 4:31 pm
- Call of cyber duty: Military academies take on NSA Updated: Apr-10-14 11:58 am
- Head of German NSA inquiry quits over Snowden row Updated: Apr-09-14 6:43 am
- Court rejects early appeal of surveillance ruling Updated: Apr-07-14 1:50 pm
- US confirms warrantless searches of Americans Updated: Apr-01-14 5:56 pm
- South Carolina editorial roundup Updated: Apr-01-14 2:41 pm
- Journalist involved in NSA leak to win UGA award Updated: Apr-01-14 11:22 am
- US appeals ruling to let lawyers see secret files Updated: Mar-31-14 9:02 pm
- Pentagon to triple cyber staff to thwart attacks Updated: Mar-28-14 4:52 pm
- Verizon raises issues on formats for phone data Updated: Mar-27-14 3:04 pm
- Experts say NSA rules leave privacy vulnerable Updated: Mar-26-14 3:30 pm
- Crimea crisis puts US spying in new spotlight Updated: Mar-25-14 3:21 am
- Obama to propose ending NSA's phone call sweep Updated: Mar-25-14 12:29 am
- Ex-President Carter fears US monitoring Updated: Mar-24-14 6:01 pm
- China demands answers from US over spying claims Updated: Mar-24-14 5:43 am
- Report: NSA targeted Chinese tech giant Huawei Updated: Mar-22-14 6:22 pm
- Obama's Europe ties get new test in Russia dispute Updated: Mar-22-14 11:24 am
- Police keep quiet about cell-tracking technology Updated: Mar-22-14 3:34 am
- Judge says Justice Dept failed to inform him Updated: Mar-21-14 9:42 pm
- Obama reassures Internet CEOs on tech privacy Updated: Mar-21-14 7:27 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
NEW YORK - An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.
MINEOLA, New York - The head of the House Homeland Security subcommittee on counterterrorism and intelligence calls the decision to award a Pulitzer Prize in the NSA leaking case "disgraceful."
NEW YORK - National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says giving the Pulitzer Prize in public service to those who reported on the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts is "vindication."
NEW YORK - Two reporters central to revealing the massive U.S. government surveillance effort returned to the United States on Friday for the first time since the story broke and used the occasion to praise their exiled source: Edward Snowden.
SALT LAKE CITY - The National Security Agency's sweeping secret surveillance programs are violating Americans' constitutional rights, and a new warehouse in Utah is a symbol of the agency's unbridled power and extraordinary secrecy, a former agency executive said Thursday in Utah.
WEST POINT, New York - If Douglas MacArthur or Ulysses S. Grant went to the U.S. Military Academy today, they might be testing their defensive skills hunched in front of a computer screen.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday declined an early look at a constitutional challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records, instead allowing the dispute to work its way through the usual lower-court process.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has conducted warrantless searches of Americans' communications as part of the National Security Agency's surveillance operations that target foreigners located outside of the U.S., the administration's top intelligence official confirmed in a letter to Congress disclosed Tuesday.
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers:
ATHENS, Georgia - The journalist most associated with the coverage of Edward Snowden's leak of phone and Internet surveillance by the National Security Agency will be this year's recipient of the University of Georgia's McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage.
CHICAGO - A decision by a trial judge in Chicago to grant lawyers for a terrorism suspect unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records would be a "sea change" in how such sensitive documents are handled and could end up jeopardizing national security, U.S. government attorneys argue in a hard-hitting appeal filed on Monday.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon plans to more than triple its cybersecurity staff in the next few years to defend against Internet attacks that threaten national security, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday.
WASHINGTON - Verizon says it mostly supports the president's plan to move storage of Americans' phone records from the government to the telecom companies.
STANFORD, California - Cyber security experts are questioning whether President Barack Obama can make good on his assurance that U.S. intelligence agencies aren't spying on "ordinary folks."
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama talks often by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel - at least five times over the past month. But he can no longer be as certain as he once was that he knows what she's thinking, really thinking, at a time like this.
WASHINGTON - The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans' phone calls.
NEW YORK - Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that U.S. intelligence monitoring has run out of control since the 9/11 terror attacks, and he now hand-writes and mails sensitive letters to foreign and American leaders because he can't trust his email or telephone to be secure.
BEIJING - China said Monday it was demanding an explanation from Washington over allegations U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei and targeted top Chinese officials and government institutions.
BERLIN - U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei five years ago, around the time concerns were growing in Washington that the telecommunications equipment manufacturer was a threat to U.S. national security, two newspapers reported Saturday.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's complex relationship with Europe faces new challenges during a weeklong trip as he tries to persuade allied leaders to hold firm in efforts to punish Russia for its incursion into Ukraine.
WASHINGTON - Police across the country may be intercepting phone calls or text messages to find suspects using a technology tool known as Stingray. But they're refusing to turn over details about its use or heavily censoring files when they do.
WASHINGTON - A judge on Friday took the Justice Department to task for failing to inform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that a federal court in California had issued orders to preserve phone data collected in a government surveillance program.
WASHINGTON - A week before a self-imposed deadline for a review of National Security Agency programs, President Barack Obama sought Friday to assure leading Internet and tech executives that his administration is committed to protecting people's privacy.