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Chinese Hackers Breach Government Personnel Office Computers

The federal government says hackers breached the computer system of the Office of Personnel Management in December. The personal data of 4 million federal employees may have been compromised.
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New Snowden Documents Reveal Government Collection Of Online Data

New documents from Edward Snowden were issued Thursday about the government's surveillance of Americans' international Internet traffic to allegedly track foreign hackers.
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Gen. Martin Dempsey: 'The Future Of Syria Doesn't Run Through Assad'

NPR's Melissa Block continues her conversation with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, who explains some of the challenges posed by Syria.
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Bergdahl Hearing Postponed Until September

The hearing that will decide whether the U.S. Army sergeant accused of desertion will face a court martial has been pushed back from July to September.
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Man Fatally Shot In Boston Was Planning Attack On Police, Officials Say

Usaama Rahim, 26, who was shot and killed on Tuesday after he lunged at authorities with a large, military-style knife, had been plotting to attack "boys in blue," according to an affidavit.
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Phone Carriers Tight-Lipped On How They Will Comply With New Surveillance Law

Under the USA Freedom Act, the NSA can no longer collect phone call metadata without a court order. Metadata remain with private phone carriers but can be subpoenaed by the government.
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Sen. Patrick Leahy: 'Our Privacy Is Part Of Our Security'

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Sen. Patrick Leahy, co-sponsor of the USA Freedom Act, which curtailed phone sweeps by the government. He says he also hopes to limit the collection of Internet records.
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Gen. Martin Dempsey On Iraq: A Fight That Will Take 'Multiple Years'

The Joint Chiefs chairman has been deeply involved in Iraq for more than a decade. In an NPR interview, he says he's not surprised by the slow going against ISIS, calling it a "long campaign."
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Army Officer: Without Effective Camouflage, Some Soldiers 'Don't Come Home'

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with retired Army officer and camouflage expert Tim O'Neill about the Army's newest camouflage pattern, why it's better than the current design and the future of camouflage.
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Under New Rules, NSA To Again Access Americans' Phone Records

The new rules rely on phone companies to collect the data. The altered approach was approved by the Senate on Tuesday, matching a version the House passed to update the Patriot Act.

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