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Clapper says he's open to surveillance limits

09/26/2013 12:34pm
The nation's top intelligence officer is telling lawmakers he's willing to consider limits on surveillance by the National Security Agency.

Senate pursues law to limit NSA surveillance

09/26/2013 1:25pm
Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein says the Senate Intelligence Committee is drafting legislation to limit the National Security Agency's access to U.S. phone and email data in an effort to win back public trust following disclosures about widespread domestic surveillance.

Congress approves bill to avert helium shortage

09/26/2013 1:49pm
Congress has moved to avert an impending shutdown of the federal helium reserve, a key supplier of the lighter-than-air gas used in a products ranging from party balloons to MRI machines.

Postmaster: Money woes behind rate hike request

09/26/2013 1:56pm
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday the Postal Service had no choice but to ask for an emergency rate hike given the agency's dire finances.