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Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress considers whether to extend the life of a program that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates and civil liberties groups say too much about government surveillance remains secret for the public to fully evaluate

Russian Security Expert: Snowden Is Leaving Out Key Details About Russian Spies Approaching Him

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Edward Snowden acknowledges that Russian spies offered to work with him when he arrived in Moscow and says he turned them down. But the former NSA systems administrator refuses to discuss the details. Greg Miller of The Washington Post reports

Pulitzer Prizes Awarded for Coverage of N.S.A. Secrets and Boston Bombing

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The Washington Post and Guardian U.S. on Monday won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, among the most prestigious awards in journalism, for their articles based on National Security Agency documents leaked by the former government contractor Edward J. Snowden.