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How the Secret FISA Court Justifies Spying

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The top-secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court court at the center of the National Security …

Lesley Hazleton: The doubt essential to faith

Peter Attia: What if we're wrong about diabetes?

3 biggest myths about immigration reform

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains why naturalizing more immigrants will stimulate economic growth<p>Robert B. Reich is the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a senior fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. He served as …

GEORGE BUSH: Edward Snowden 'Damaged The Security Of The Country'

"I know he damaged the country," Bush told CNN's Robyn Curnow in an interview in Zambia, Africa, where he and former First Lady Laura Bush are renovating a health clinic. "The Obama administration will deal with it."<p>Bush was asked if it was possible for a single person to "really damage" the …

Bush defends his surveillance program: “Civil liberties were guaranteed”

“I put that program in place to protect the country,” he said of the NSA’s surveillance program<p>Former President George W. Bush defended the NSA surveillance program that collects phone and Internet data on American citizens, arguing that when he implemented the program, "civil liberties were …

NSA spying row: bugging friends is unacceptable, warn Germans

The leaders of Germany and France have rounded angrily on the US for the first time over spying claims, signalling that ambitious EU-US trade talks …

PUTIN: We'll Never Hand Over Edward Snowden To The US

Minutes after President Barack Obama said that the U.S. has held "high level" discussions with Russia about NSA leaker Edward Snowden's extradition, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia would "never" hand him over.<p>Reuters reports that Putin also said that if Snowden wants to stay in Russia, …

San Francisco Bay Area Braces for a Transit Strike

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>San Francisco's notoriously tough commutes are about to get a lot harder as the Bay Area is waking …

8 Ways Life Just Got A Lot Easier For Same-Sex Couples

The U.S. Supreme Court officially struck down a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, granting same-sex couples equal rights under federal tax laws.<p>DOMA, signed into law by President Clinton in 1996, defines marriage as between one man and one woman. Essentially it prevents same-sex …