Love or hate their coverage, the notion that a scandal went uncovered is a conservative delusion.
Compelling reasons to worry that the NSA is outsourcing Big Brother to the Mother Country -- or will one day
CNN reports that dozens of CIA agents were on the ground there -- and that they're being pressured to keep quiet. Why?
An old Office of Legal Counsel memo is a potent historical reminder that being on war footing gravely threatens basic liberties.
The latest defenses of the agency put an irrational amount of faith in its analysts and supervisors.
How might an NSA analyst abuse the power to see the IP address of every visitor to any website?
He suggests forcing President Obama to choose between his law and funding the Defense Department, but he's probably just posturing.
A fascinating legal opinion just released by the Office of Legal Counsel offers a model for today's government lawyers.
Americans shouldn't have to surrender their privacy in order to carry a smartphone.
The real scandal in the case of Sharon Snyder, who was fired for helping to exonerate an innocent prisoner
College graduates benefit from their educations for decades. They should bear part of the cost.
The revelation comes in a letter to the U.S. Senate that reveals new facts about the secretive body.
Will surveillance-state opponents start to fight at the municipal level, as anti-nuclear activists did in the 1970s and 1980s?
The story of a captive Vancouver Aquarium orca and his affinity for Jumping Jack Flash
Dick Durbin wants to add a civil-liberties advocate to the court's proceedings and to limit the NSA's data collection.
The Senate intelligence committee member says he'll be shocked if Edward Snowden's account of analyst access to emails and calls is correct.
Some officials say the whistleblower was lying. The journalist who brought his revelations to light wants them to say it under oath.
The secrecy surrounding the tactic, alleged by CNET sources, is as alarming as the potential abuses.
The third-party pitch: "Many people mistakenly believe that you have to be destitute to receive government money."
The New Jersey governor exploited the 9/11 dead to argue that concerns about the NSA and the national-security state are "esoteric."