Concern Over E-Mail Surveillance Grows; CIA Fights Full Release of Detainee Docs; White House Withholds Visitor Logs
Concern over E-Mail Surveillance New York Times
The National Security Agency is facing renewed scrutiny over the extent of its domestic surveillance program, with critics in Congress saying its recent intercepts of the private telephone calls and e-mail messages of Americans are broader than previously acknowledged.
CIA Fights Full Release of Detainee Report Washington Post
The CIA is pushing the Obama administration to maintain the secrecy of significant portions of a comprehensive internal account of the agency's interrogation program.
White House Withholds Visitor Logs Washington Post
The Secret Service has rejected requests from two organizations for access to White House visitor logs, which document the West Wing meetings that have helped shape Obama administration policies. Advisers say they are reviewing the policy of keeping the records secret.
Testimony: VA Medical Gear Still Being Mishandled USA Today
Investigators with the inspector general's office at the VA testified that some VA facilities were not following procedures, months after it was discovered that improperly cleaned instruments may have exposed veterans to hepatitis and HIV.
Military Lawyers Can Still Defend Detainee AP
Text-message Fees under Antitrust Scrutiny LAT
White House Comments on I.G. Firing WaPo
Corruption Trial of Ex-Rep. Jefferson Begins WaPo
CBO: Obama's Health Plan Lacks Spending Controls WaPo
Former White House Counsel Testifies Fox News
Uighurs: U.S. Let Chinese Interrogate at Gitmo Huffington Post
Plea Bargain Offered in Detroit Bribery Probe Free Press
Federal Raids in Utah Criticized as 'Excessive' LAT
Chicago Hedge Fund Manager Indicted for Fraud Bloomberg
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