NSA Questioned on Scope of Domestic Spying More controversy brews around the National Security Agency as a report alleges that the agency is secretly collecting records of ordinary Americans' phone calls. The disclosure follows Senate hearings earlier this year on the legality of the NSA's domestic eavesdropping program.
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NSA Questioned on Scope of Domestic Spying

A report alleges that the NSA is secretly collecting records of ordinary Americans' phone calls.

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Massive government surveillance of Americans' phone and Internet activity is drawing protests from civil liberties groups, but major legal obstacles stand in the way of any full-blown court hearing on the practice. Among them: government claims that national security secrets will be revealed if the cases are allowed to proceed. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador to France Charles Rivkin (in red tie) leaves the Foreign Ministry in Paris after being summoned Monday following reports that the National Security Agency spied on French citizens. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption

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Safeguarding Privacy While Mining Data

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ABC Says Government Is Tracking Reporters' Calls

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