The dangers of expanding the National Instant Criminal Background Check System to include "mentally defective" individuals and requiring states to include everyone diagnosed as such is raising concerns over privacy and the eventual elimination of firearms from every American citizen.
Latin Americans are upset by a Brazilian newspaper report that the National Security Agency had collected military and security data on their nations.
Weeks after the fiery death of investigative journalist Michael Hastings, who was probing the CIA and NSA and had recently informed others that he was being investigated by federal authorities, suspicions about his mysterious car crash are still swirling around the Internet.
The country's largest tech companies have been hiding the true scope of their cooperation with the NSA's surveillance programs.
The comparison of the NSA to the East German STASI reflects the same problem of the surveillance state: Just who is sorting through the large amounts of data?
South American leaders demanded an explanation and an apology from four European nations after they closed their airspace to the plane carrying Bolivia’s President Evo Morales.
The U.S. government is not content to monitor your phone calls and your Internet activity; it’s now reading your snail mail, too.
The Daily Beast portrays Senator Rand Paul as a savvy politician trying to distance himself from his iconic father.
In statements made to the Washington Post, a former FISA court judge disputes the claim that the secret court rubber stamps requests of the NSA.
A group of U.S. senators asked if the NSA has created a national gun registry by keeping all electronic business transactions in a permanent database.