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NSA's Bulk Collection Of Phone Data Continues, Intelligence Review Says

A year ago, President Obama proposed doing away with the National Security Agency's practice of collecting Americans' phone records in secret. Has that change been accomplished?
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Ex-Agent: Secret Service Management Should Be More Proactive

Former Secret Service agent Jonathan Wackrow spent five years on President Obama's detail. He talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the problems that have led to the agency's current scandals.
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Democrat Seeks To Authorize Operations Against ISIS

Rep. Adam Schiff of California plans to introduce a bill to allow congressional authorization of military operations against ISIS. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Rep. Schiff about the new legislation.
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Soldier With PTSD, Woman Who Lost Husband To It, Find Solace Together

When Army Capt. Stefanie Pelkey's husband returned from Iraq, "his light was gone," she says. Army Sgt. T.J. Hart says he barely survived the numbness that led Pelkey's husband away.
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U.S. Scientist Jailed For Trying To Help Venezuela Build Bombs

Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni was sentenced to five years in jail after he told FBI agents, who were posing as Venezuelan officials, that he could design and supervise the building of 40 weapons.
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Court Order May Signal New Approach To Preventing Radicalization

A judge sent a Somali-American man accused of planning to fight in Syria to a halfway house. The decision not to hold him in jail is a first involving someone accused of traveling to join ISIS.
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Hagel: Stress Of 'Nonstop War' Forcing Out Good Soldiers

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he is concerned about the toll of repeatedly rotating the same soldiers back to the front lines.
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Closing Gitmo 'Going To Be Very Difficult,' Hagel Says

The outgoing secretary of defense conceded his handling of the Guantanamo Bay detainee issue "hasn't always made me popular in some quarters."
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The Drone War's Bottleneck: Too Many Targets, Not Enough Pilots

Much of America's military campaign in Iraq and Syria is conducted by drones. NPR's Scott Simon talks with U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh about the shortage of drone pilots.
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Netanyahu Speech To Congress Is High-Risk, High-Reward, Analysts Say

Israelis are watching the latest spat between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the White House — which could worsen his country's global standing, but win him votes in Israel's March elections.

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