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'Guardian' Editor: Edward Snowden 'Deserves Respect'

Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of the Guardian, was the man who decided to publish Edward Snowden's stolen data. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rusbridger about how Snowden will be remembered.

Why Are Only Three Observant Sikh Men Serving In The U.S. Military?

The Pentagon's ban on facial hair and religious headgear has long been an obstacle for Sikh men, who wear turbans and don't cut their hair. Sikhs are hoping a court ruling might lead to a rule change.

Who Are America's Suspected ISIS Followers?

More than 60 U.S. citizens have been accused of joining or supporting the Islamic State in the past two years. NPR has documented their individual cases.

Security Experts Warn OPM Breach Could Help Hackers Attack More U.S. Targets

Cybersecurity experts talk about the breach, by hackers, of the personnel records of millions of current and former U.S. federal government employees.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.