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But experts say the former NSA contractor’s claim is hard to independently verify.
The photo is included in Wired’s massive profile of Snowden, the NSA whistleblower.
(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)
In the post-Snowden era, the need for background checks in the kitchens of federal agencies is slowing hiring.
(Maxim Shemetov / Reuters)
The decision promises to further strain U.S.-Russian relations that have deteriorated to Cold War lows.
Civil libertarians should support Sen. Leahy’s USA Freedom Act -- it makes huge improvements to the surveillance status quo.
(Eric Gay / AP)
Officials say employees’ personal information likely taken as FBI launches investigation.
(Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA)
A Senate bill strikes a balance between core intelligence needs and civil liberties.
Confirmation that the CIA illegally accessed Senate computers should lead to accountability.
Suzanne Nossel, executive director of PEN American Center, said writers must speak out against overreaching surveillance.