NSA shared U.S. phone records with Brits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Beast) At least one foreign government has gained access to sensitive data collected by the National Security Agency from U.S. telecommunications companies in dragnet court warrants demanding more…

NSA whistleblower convinced contents being recorded

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Magazine) "It's called protecting America," said Senator Dianne Feinstein of the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, in response to questions about the government's indiscriminate collection of phone more…

Ricin suspect tracked via letter scanners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Smoking Gun) A high-tech computer system that captures images of "every mail piece that is processed" by the United State Postal Service was critical in helping federal agents more…

Stunning decline of Barack Obama: 2013

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) The last few weeks have been among the worst of Barack Obama's time in office, recalling earlier periods of turmoil for the president in 2010 and more…

IRS political timelines

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) Perhaps the only useful part of the inspector general's audit of the IRS was its timeline. We know that it was August 2010 when the more…

7 dead in shooting near LA-area community college

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24869998&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=332&width=590" height=332 width=590 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (NBC News) A gunman opened fire on the campus of Santa Monica College near Los Angeles on Friday near more…