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Analysis: Maryland Rep. Ruppersberger Wants To End NSA's Bulk Data Collection

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Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, is proposing a change to how the National Security Agency gathers information. The Congressman, whose district includes the NSA, says his legislation would end the agency's controversial bulk collection of U.S. citizens' phone data. National Journal technology correspondent Brendan Sasso talks with WAMU host Matt Bush about the details of his proposal and whether it will get the support of his colleagues in Congress as well as the White House.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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For Greece's Farmers, Growing Pressure To Be More Competitive

Greece grows plenty of good agricultural products, but has trouble competing internationally. Many in Greece say it's time for the farm sector to modernize.
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Obama's Trip to Africa & Foreign Aid

By visiting Africa this month, President Obama is drawing attention to one of the diplomatic tools that most directly shapes America's relationships with other countries: foreign aid and assistance. But now all policy makers at home feel the United States is pursuing the soundest strategy when it comes to providing aid abroad. We explore the issue with the official in charge of the Africa portfolio for the United States Agency for International Development.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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