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China Dismisses U.S. Allegations That It Was Behind Cyberattack

The government plans to begin notifying on Monday the estimated 4 million federal employees who's data may have been hacked in an attack on its computers. Some officials are blaming China.
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Week In Politics: New Restraints On Government Surveillance

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about new restraints on government surveillance and the status of the 2016 presidential race.
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China Says U.S. Allegations That It Was Behind Cyberattack Are 'Irresponsible'

On Thursday, the U.S. revealed that the records of 4 million federal employees may have been compromised. China says these attacks are hard to track, so the U.S. should not jump to conclusions.
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White House Invites Millennials To Thwart ISIS' Recruitment Efforts

"Peer 2 Peer: Challenging Extremism" is a university-based program focused on getting college kids to come up with social media campaigns to compete with groups like the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
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The Pentagon Wants These Robots To Save The Day

A competition in California is trying to ready robots for disaster response. But the bots have a ways to go.
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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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