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  • Feinstein in familiar role as she scolds Obama over NSA scandal

    Feinstein in familiar role as she scolds Obama over NSA scandal
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Early in her U.S. Senate tenure, when she was chewing through staff like a rototiller, Dianne Feinstein offered one of the least apologetic, most self-aware comments of her many decades in public life. "I don't get ulcers,” she...
  • The wages of presidential deception

    By 1968, President Lyndon Baines Johnson was finally done in by his "credibility gap" -- the growing abyss between what he said about, and what was actually happening inside, Vietnam. "Modified limited hangout" and "inoperative" were infamous...
  • NSA leaker Snowden gets Russian Web technology job

    NSA leaker Snowden gets Russian Web technology job
    In what might be regarded as having the fox guard the henhouse, a leading Russian website has hired fugitive secrets-leaker Edward Snowden to oversee its data protection. Snowden's lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, told Russian news service RIA Novosti that...
  • U.S. spying scandal straining ties with Europe

    WASHINGTON — The expanding transatlantic scandal over U.S. eavesdropping on Europe's leaders and spying on its citizens has begun to strain intelligence relationships and diplomatic ties between allies that call each other best friends, according to...
  • Four questions about the NSA spying controversy

    Four questions about the NSA spying controversy
    In recent days, disclosures of electronic surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency, including allegations that it spied on foreign leaders, have threatened to cause significant damage to the United States' relations with some of its closest...
  • Late-night jokes from last week

     
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the U.S. would have to regain her trust after the NSA eavesdropped on her cellphone. You know things are bad when we're being accused of having boundary issues by Germany....Conan O'Brien There's been a lot......
  • Jules Witcover: Deniability becoming a problem for Obama

    WASHINGTON -- Probably not since Claude Rains as Police Capt. Louis Renault in "Casablanca" claimed he was "shocked, shocked" to learn gambling was going on in Rick's Café has there been a more celebrated a case of deniability than the defense of...
  • Russia's Putin beats Obama for top spot in Forbes' most powerful

    Russia's Putin beats Obama for top spot in Forbes' most powerful
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is the most powerful person in the world, outflanking President Obama, whose authority was damaged by the recent government shutdown and budget crisis, Forbes magazine reported Wednesday in its annual rankings of global...
  • Nearly 6 months into Snowden affair, opinion still split on motives

    James Costos, the U.S. ambassador to Spain, was called on the Foreign Ministry carpet Monday to be informed of the Madrid government's anger over reports that U.S. intelligence spied on 60 million phone calls in Spain in one month alone. His counterpart...
  • Rachel Marsden: Alternative to U.S. intelligence-gathering is even less transparency

    PARIS -- So-called "transparency advocates" who believe that splaying out all the intelligence activities of America and its allies will result in increased oversight, regulation and accountability have failed to learn the recent lesson of warfare:...
  • White House OKd spying on allies, U.S. intelligence officials say

    White House OKd spying on allies, U.S. intelligence officials say
    WASHINGTON -- The White House and State Department signed off on surveillance targeting phone conversations of friendly foreign leaders, current and former U.S. intelligence officials said Monday, pushing back against assertions that President Obama and...
  • 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...