- NSA defends global cellphone tracking as legal Updated: Dec-06-13 5:55 pm
- AT&T says it doesn't have to disclose NSA dealings Updated: Dec-06-13 5:22 pm
- Chinese firm paid US gov't intelligence adviser Updated: Dec-06-13 5:08 pm
- Ind. Homeland Security warns drivers to be careful Updated: Dec-06-13 4:49 pm
- Obama defends NSA against latest spying report Updated: Dec-05-13 7:13 pm
- Report: Sweden's spying on Russia key to US Updated: Dec-05-13 11:43 am
- Report: NSA tracks billions of cellphones daily Updated: Dec-04-13 7:38 pm
- EU warns about threat of foreign fighters in Syria Updated: Dec-04-13 1:33 pm
- A sampling of editorials from around New York Updated: Dec-04-13 9:25 am
- Clinton: Better rules needed on spying Updated: Dec-03-13 6:51 pm
- Guardian: We have published 1 pct of Snowden leak Updated: Dec-03-13 12:50 pm
- Trial begins in legal challenge to no-fly list Updated: Dec-02-13 8:04 pm
- FBI to look for ways to stem Chicago violence Updated: Dec-02-13 5:58 pm
- Obama to unveil national security strategy in 2014 Updated: Nov-29-13 4:20 pm
- Techies vs. NSA: Encryption arms race escalates Updated: Nov-29-13 10:45 am
- Brown hosting conference on NSA, spying Updated: Nov-28-13 3:31 pm
- Report: US spied on 2010 global summit in Toronto Updated: Nov-27-13 11:47 pm
- Pakistani activists accuse outed US spy of murder Updated: Nov-27-13 5:42 pm
- Advocates press Obama for fewer deportations Updated: Nov-27-13 3:49 pm
- Report: NSA spied on radicals' pornography habits Updated: Nov-27-13 3:47 pm
- Biden seeks center in Obama's sphere of influence Updated: Nov-27-13 1:22 pm
- Ind. drivers aren't ready for winter emergencies Updated: Nov-27-13 4:05 am
- UN advances Internet privacy resolution Updated: Nov-26-13 4:27 pm
- Obama's gatekeeper now point man on health care Updated: Nov-26-13 1:40 pm
- Japan secrecy law stirs fear of limits on freedoms Updated: Nov-26-13 9:19 am
WASHINGTON - The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order. The distinction means the extraordinary surveillance program is not overseen by a secretive U.S. intelligence court but is regulated by some U.S. lawmakers, Obama administration insiders and inspectors general.
SAN JOSE, California - AT&T, under fire for ongoing revelations that it shares and sells customers' communications records to the National Security Agency and other U.S. intelligence offices, says it isn't required to disclose to shareholders what it does with customers' data.
WASHINGTON - A longtime adviser to the U.S. Director of National Intelligence has resigned after the government learned he has worked since 2010 as a paid consultant for Huawei Technologies Ltd., the Chinese technology company the U.S. has condemned as an espionage threat, The Associated Press has learned.
INDIANAPOLIS - The state Department of Homeland Security is advising people in Floyd, Crawford and Washington counties in southern Indiana to stay off the roads.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is defending the National Security Agency, saying it does a very good job of not engaging in domestic surveillance.
STOCKHOLM - Sweden's public broadcaster says it has obtained secret documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden suggesting a Swedish spy agency has been a key supplier of intelligence on Russian leaders to the NSA.
WASHINGTON - The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
BRUSSELS - The European Union's anti-terror chief will tell EU interior ministers on Thursday about the "major security threat" that the increase of foreign fighters in Syria poses.
ALBANY, New York - The New York Times on the state's efforts to crack down on motorists who text while driving.
WASHINGTON - Bill Clinton is calling for clarity in how countries gather intelligence.
LONDON - The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday his newspaper has published just 1 percent of the material it received from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, and denied the paper had placed lives or national security at risk.
SAN FRANCISCO - An eight-year legal odyssey by a Malaysian university professor to clear her name from the U.S. government's no-fly list went to trial Monday in federal court in San Francisco.
CHICAGO - The new head of Chicago's FBI office said Monday he'll look for ways his agents can do more to help stem homicide rates and other violent crimes in the nation's third-largest city, though he added it's not yet clear what more the FBI can do that it's not already doing.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he'll release a new national security strategy next year.
SAN JOSE, California - Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency's recently revealed surveillance programs. But the flood of new computer security services is of variable quality, and much of it, experts say, can bog down computers and isn't likely to keep out spies.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Brown University is holding a conference on the National Security Agency, government spying and privacy issues.
TORONTO - Canadian authorities allowed the National Security Agency to spy in the country during the G8 and G20 summits in Ontario in 2010, CBC News reported late Wednesday, citing documents shared by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
ISLAMABAD - Rising anger over deadly drone attacks spurred a Pakistani political party Wednesday to reveal the secret identity of what it said was the top U.S. spy in the country. It demanded he be tried for murder, another blow to already jagged relations between the two nations.
WASHINGTON - Advocates are demanding that President Barack Obama use his powers as chief executive to stop deportations of more people among the estimated 11 million immigrants living here illegally. The president is obliging, but in a bit-by-bit way that doesn't satisfy groups frustrated by Republicans' slow-walking of immigration legislation in the House.
LONDON - The Huffington Post cited a secret National Security Agency document that allegedly reveals the U.S. agency spied on the online sexual activity of Islamist radicals in order to find ways to discredit them.
WASHINGTON - When President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders for an urgent meeting last month, at the height of a fiscal crisis, Joe Biden wasn't initially mentioned as a participant. The vice president's staff quickly followed up with reporters, in case any had been wondering: Biden would be there, too.
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is recommending drivers make sure they are ready for winter emergencies while traveling.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by Brazil and Germany to protect the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance, following months of reports about U.S. eavesdropping abroad.
WASHINGTON - White House chief of staff Denis McDonough was ready to vent.
TOKYO - Japan's more powerful lower house of Parliament approved a state secrecy bill late Tuesday that imposes stiffer penalties on bureaucrats who leak secrets and journalists who seek them, despite criticism the government is making a heavy-handed effort to hide what it's doing and suppress press freedom.