The National Security Agency headquarters at Fort Meade, Md. The agency has been trying to build a quantum computer, The Washington Post reports — but that news doesn't surprise experts in the field. Saul Loeb/Getty Images hide caption

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The NSA's Quantum Code-Breaking Research Is No Secret

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Your call may be monitored: The NSA has been given the OK to collect data about millions of Americans' phone calls (though not about the conversations). Glen Argov /Landov hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Dina Temple-Raston on the collection of phone records

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