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U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

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  • Lawmakers skeptical about shifting data collection from NSA

    Lawmakers skeptical about shifting data collection from NSA
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and House Republicans raised doubts Sunday about President Obama’s plan to restrict the federal government's ability to collect data on domestic telephone calls, saying that private phone companies...
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    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is among key U.S. leaders at the House Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday to address allegations that the National Security Agency monitored German Chancellor Angela Merkel. NSA chief Gen. Keith Alexander defended the...
  • Video: Schiff addresses NSA reform, allegations of spying on U.S. allies

    Video: Schiff addresses NSA reform, allegations of spying on U.S. allies
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is among key U.S. leaders at the House Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday to address allegations that the National Security Agency monitored German Chancellor Angela Merkel. NSA Chief Gen. Keith Alexander defended the...
  • Troubling disclosures are likely to change how the NSA does its spying

    WASHINGTON — After decades of pushing the boundaries of electronic espionage, the National Security Agency finds itself exposed as never before, and the anything-goes ethos of secret surveillance may never be the same. New limits on America's...
  • Turkey is alarmed by extremist militants in Syria border area

    Turkey is alarmed by extremist militants in Syria border area
    REYHANLI, Turkey — In this bustling border town, anonymous apartments serve as safe houses for Syrian rebel commanders, clinics for wounded fighters and opposition media centers equipped with banks of sophisticated laptops and video gear. Turkey...
  • Parents of suspected Boston bombers delay trip to U.S.

    Parents of suspected Boston bombers delay trip to U.S.
    BOSTON — The parents of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Saturday they have no immediate plans to travel to the U.S., in part because of the mother’s fears she is also under suspicion. “They are now thinking...
  • NSA does not collect cellphone location data, officials say

    The U.S. Justice Department has told a court in Florida that the government does not secretly track the location of Americans' cellphones as part of its massive phone surveillance dragnet, but asking experts to believe that assertion has proved to be...
  • U.S.-China business group criticizes cybersecurity law

    U.S.-China business group criticizes cybersecurity law
    As Gov. Jerry Brown visits China this week on a week-long trade mission, a U.S.-China business group said Monday that cybersecurity laws unfairly target Chinese firms, causing the U.S. to miss out on foreign investment.  The U.S.-China Business...
  • U.S. lawmakers call for action on Syria's chemical weapons

    U.S. lawmakers call for action on Syria's chemical weapons
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers quickly called for action after the White House informed members of Congress on Thursday that American intelligence agencies now believe the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against rebels trying to topple President...
  • Editorial: Surveillance in the war on terror

    Editorial: Surveillance in the war on terror
    The disclosure of the federal government's hugely expansive monitoring of phone calls and online communications as part of its fight against terror came as a surprise even to people who pay attention to these things. It's amazing, in fact, that any...
  • AIG Nearly Bites The Hand That Fed It

    Sometimes you don't know where to begin. OK, let's start with AIG. Remember when the mega-insurer was on the brink of collapse and the government bailed it out to the tune of billions? Remember how the loan saved the company, along with thousands of...
  • Local runners escape Boston Marathon blast

    Local runners escape Boston Marathon blast
    Four La Cañada Flintridge residents completed the Boston Marathon on Monday before two deadly bombs exploded near the finish area. One of them was 26-year-old Maryann Boosalis, who completed the 26.2-mile event roughly 45 minutes before the first...