Long Road Ahead For Permanent Iran Nuclear Deal To Be Reached

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Google and five other companies sent a letter last month to members of the Senate Judiciary Committee supporting legislation to reform NSA surveillance programs. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Profit, Not Just Principle, Has Tech Firms Concerned With NSA

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Gen. Keith Alexander is director of the National Security Agency, whose duty, his office has said, "requires us to attempt to collect terrorist communications wherever they traverse global infrastructure." Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Technology Outpacing Policymakers, Needs Of NSA

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Who Gets The Blame For NSA Spying? NSA Says Not Us

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Global Internet Infrastructure Makes It Hard To Reel In Spying

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Intelligence Officials Defend Spying On Allies

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The U.S. Capitol is shown at sunset on Oct. 15, the 15th day of a government shutdown that some analysts say damaged the U.S. reputation worldwide. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Partisan Squabbles Raise Questions Over U.S. Global Influence

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You Have Questions About The NSA; We Have Answers

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was angered by reports that the National Security Agency was spying on her. She has called for giving individual countries greater control over the Internet. Getty Images hide caption

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Are We Moving To A World With More Online Surveillance?

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This photo released by the Kenya presidency shows the collapsed upper car park of the Westgate Mall in Nairobi last week after al-Shabab terrorists attacked with explosives and guns, killing more than 60 people. Kenya Presidency via AP hide caption

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Al-Shabab Shifts Focus From Territory To Terrorism

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Edward Snowden's leaks about the NSA's secret surveillance program have pushed the agency to expedite planned reforms ahead of schedule, according to NSA officials. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The Effects Of The Snowden Leaks Aren't What He Intended

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Government officials tell NPR that Edward Snowden's job responsibilities allowed him to copy sensitive files unnoticed. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Officials: Edward Snowden's Leaks Were Masked By Job Duties

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With the possibility of a strike on Syrian targets, U.S. firms are trying to protect themselves from cyberattacks that may follow. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Firms Brace For Possible Retaliatory Cyberattacks From Syria

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