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June 21st, 2013
07:20 PM ET

Man offers NSA leaker flight to Iceland

An Icelandic businessman has offered to help NSA leaker Edward Snowden flee to Iceland to seek asylum.

RELATED STORY: Report: U.S. charges Snowden, asks Hong Kong to detain him


Filed under: Interviews • Jim Acosta • NSA leaks
June 21st, 2013
01:22 PM ET

Congress alarmed by NSA vetting firm

The company that vetted Edward Snowden is now under investigation for failing to conduct quality background checks.

RELATED STORY: Obama takes NSA controversy to nascent watchdog group


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • NSA leaks
June 19th, 2013
02:15 PM ET

NSA: Programs 'critical' for U.S.

NSA officials defended controversial snooping programs to skeptical lawmakers Tuesday. Dana Bash reports.

RELATED STORY: NSA helped foil terror plot in Belgium, documents, officials say


Filed under: Dana Bash • NSA leaks
June 18th, 2013
11:53 AM ET

Apple discloses data request numbers

Apple says it received between 4,000 and 5,000 requests in six months for customer data from U.S. law enforcement.

RELATED STORY: Snowden claims online Obama expanded 'abusive' security programs

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Filed under: Apple • Brian Todd • NSA leaks
June 14th, 2013
06:31 PM ET

Could the NSA leaker defect to China?

CNN's Brian Todd looks at concerns that NSA leaker Edward Snowden could give information to China or other U.S. rivals.

RELATED STORY: Bigger threat: Edward Snowden or NSA?

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Filed under: Brian Todd • China • NSA leaks
June 14th, 2013
01:17 PM ET

FBI Dir.: Snooping may have stopped 9/11

FBI Director Robert Mueller tells lawmakers U.S. surveillance programs are legal. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

RELATED STORY: FBI director, congressional leaders defend data mining


Filed under: Dana Bash • NSA leaks
June 13th, 2013
11:51 AM ET

NSA leaker, girlfriend still in hiding

No one knows where Edward Snowden and his girlfriend are, but some of Snowden's friends are coming forward to defend him.

RELATED STORY: China keeps quiet on NSA leaker Snowden


Filed under: NSA leaks
June 13th, 2013
11:51 AM ET

Hayden: Bush aides satisfied Obama continued policies

National Security Agency Director Gen. Army Gen. Keith Alexander told Congress on Wednesday dozens of potential terror attacks were prevented because of secret surveillance of phone records and other similar programs.

Current and former government officials are coming forward to defend the NSA's tactics, which a former agency contractor, Edward Snowden, said he leaked to the media.

FULL STORY

Filed under: Interviews • Jake Tapper • NSA leaks
June 13th, 2013
11:50 AM ET

NSA : Dozens of terror attacks stopped

The NSA chief defends U.S. surveillance programs before a Senate committee. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

RELATED STORY: NSA director: Data mining follows law, thwarts terror


Filed under: Dana Bash • NSA leaks
June 12th, 2013
06:46 PM ET

Charges being sought against NSA leaker

CNN's Joe Johns discusses getting the charges right against NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

RELATED STORY: Fallout over NSA leaks mounts with calls for investigations


Filed under: Edward Snowden • Joe Johns • NSA leaks
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