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U.S. Spy Chief Considers Disclosing Number Of Americans Surveilled Online

National Intelligence Director James Clapper says there are multiple obstacles in calculating just how many U.S. citizens are ensnared in government data-collection programs targeting foreigners.
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Federal Judge Clears Lawsuit Against CIA Torture Program To Proceed

The lawsuit, on behalf of three men, accuses two psychologists based in Spokane, Wash., of devising and overseeing an "experimental torture program" as a "joint criminal enterprise" with the CIA.
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When It Comes To Flight Safety, When Does Alertness Become Racial Profiling?

NPR's Scott Simon talks with former flight attendant Gillian Brockell about the fine line between being vigilant aboard an aircraft, and racially and culturally sensitive.
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CIA Veterans Gather To Honor Duane Clarridge, A Sometimes Unsubtle Spy

Clarridge, who headed up the agency's anti-communist efforts in Central America in the 1980s and was indicted and pardoned in the Iran-Contra scandal, died April 9.
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Government Drops Another Demand For Apple's Help With Unlocking An iPhone

As it did with the San Bernardino terrorist's phone, the Justice Department has told a court it no longer needs Apple to intervene to bypass a device's security. Someone has provided the passcode.
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Chinese Cartoon Warns Against 'Dangerous Love' With Foreigners Who May Be Spies

China's campaign directed toward female government workers is meant to show how romancing a handsome foreigner might lead to espionage.
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A Syrian Lands In The U.S. For An Award, Only To Be Turned Back

The Syrian rescue worker reached Dulles International Airport on his way to accept an award in Washington. But he was turned back, highlighting the suspicion Syrians face as they travel.
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'Flying While Muslim': Profiling Fears After Arabic Speaker Removed From Plane

Khairuldeen Makhzoomi was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight after another passenger overheard him speaking on his cellphone in Arabic. An advocate calls the incident "absurd and bewildering."
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Rules For Cyberwarfare Still Unclear, Even As U.S. Engages In It

President Obama has confirmed the U.S. is conducting cyber operations to disrupt ISIS. The Pentagon officially recognizes cyberspace as the fifth domain of warfare — after land, sea, air and space.
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World's Steel Makers To China: Time To Cut The Glut

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says the United States will join other nations in trying to curb China's steel output. Chinese steelmakers are overproducing, hurting prices and jobs, she says.

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