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Column | Nov 24, 2013Remember Edward Snowden? For a while, the National Security Agency's renegade contractor seemed like the most influential man in American intelligence, even though he's been hiding out in Moscow. Snowden's disclosures touched off a wave of enthusiasm in Congress for reforming the NSA's surveillance practices — and anger overseas when he revealed that American spies were listening to foreign leaders' cellphone calls.
Story | Jan 20, 2012 | 4:36 PM
The SOPA online piracy bill that helped spark this week's unprecedented Internet protests will be redrafted, its lead sponsor said Friday. The move came not long after the Senate postponed a key vote on the companion PIPA bill scheduled for next week.
Story | Jan 19, 2012 | 4:36 PM
A day after a widespread Internet blackout, key opponents of SOPA and PIPA warned Thursday that the controversial online piracy bills are not dead yet and called for lawmakers to slow down and start over.
Story | Mar 23, 2012 | 4:38 PM
The Obama administration announced Friday that it intends to deliver all $1.3 billion in promised aid to Egypt’s military, despite calls from lawmakers and rights advocates to hold back money because of limits on political rights in the North...