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An undated aerial handout photo shows the National Security Agency headquarters building in Fort Meade, Maryland.WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans’ phone records in bulk, after GOP...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: The Senate is in a rare Sunday session tonight, wrangling over three key surveillance provisions of the Patriot Act set to expire at midnight. The most controversial provision allows the NSA to...
WASHINGTON — A midnight deadline drew near for senators meeting in an extraordinary Sunday session to extend surveillance programs, but a lapse seemed unavoidable and intelligence officials worried about giving terrorists greater freedom to...
Children sing the national anthem as they start their class in Bhaktapur, Nepal on May 31, 2015. Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters RELATED CONTENTPhotos: Massive earthquake strikes NepalDeath toll surpasses 4,000 after powerful earthquake devastates...
A man bikes through a heavily flooded road in downtown Houston, Texas May 30, 2015. Photo by Lee Celano/Reuters More rain fell across Texas Saturday night but caused no major new problems, after the onslaught of severe weather during the week killed...
Graphic by Lisa Overton/PBS NewsHour Weekend WASHINGTON — In a forthcoming report triggered by an Associated Press investigation, the top watchdog at the Social Security Administration found the agency paid $20.2 million in benefits to more...