NSA Chief: NSA Deleted Data, Wanted to Protect Privacy

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_d338c31bb5.jpgMark Wilson/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- National Security Agency Director Gen. Keith Alexander addressed the new Guardian reports of mass U.S. email collection on Thursday, saying the NSA terminated the program because it was ineffective and wasn’t worth the risk to citizens’ privacy.

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White House Unsure What Files Edward Snowden Has

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_292cb95381.jpgSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Obama administration expressed heightened alarm on Thursday over fugitive leaker Edward Snowden's stash of secret spy files, as a new batch of highly classified papers spilled across the Internet, revealing how the U.S.

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Sen. Marco Rubio Speaks for Immigration Reform

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_63fcdb6a38.jpgJoe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In a speech designed to cement an overwhelming 69 Senate ayes for immigration reform just before the historic vote and to bolster his blossoming national political career, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said from the Senate floor, “I support this reform, not just because I believe in immigrants, but because I believe in America even more.”

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Senate Passes Immigration Reform Bill

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_3591ea4bac.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A supermajority of senators passed a bipartisan immigration reform bill that would grant 11 million undocumented immigrants immediate legal status with an eventual path to citizenship while sending $30 billion to the southern border to beef up security.

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Boehner: House Won't Vote on Senate Immigration Bill

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_03cc229cec.jpgChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As the Senate is poised to pass a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws Thursday, Speaker John Boehner renewed his concern about the legislation and issued a sharp reminder about the resistance the measure faces in the House.

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