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Video still by PBS NewsHour WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former...
In a speech at his former high school today, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said the military needs to be more flexible in order to recruit and retain quality people. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters ABINGTON, Pa. — Saying the military...
An undated aerial handout photo shows the National Security Agency headquarters building in Fort Meade, Maryland. Two people were shot and one has died after a car tried to ram a gate at Fort Meade, the military installation that houses the National...
Photo by Bipolar/Stone Collection via Getty Images. Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits....
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, fourth from left, with others before the start of a meeting with P5+1, European Union and Iranian officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland,...
A woman shows her clean syringes at the Aids Center of Queens County needle exchange outreach center in New York in 2006. Indiana Governor Mike Pence has launched a 30-day needle-exchange program to stop the virus, which officials say is being...