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AP Explains: Why smartphones are giving the police fits
The phone used by the gunman who fatally shot 26 people inside a small Texas church has become the latest flashpoint in the privacy wars. Federal investigators complain that they can't get into Devin Patrick Kelley's phone thanks to security features that shield messages, photos and other stored
Russian hackers allegedly used popular antivirus software to steal NSA secrets
U.S. authorities believe Russian-backed hackers successfully stole highly-sensitive U.S. government documents by exploiting a popular antivirus software on the home computer of a man working for the National Security Agency, ABC News has been told by several people familiar with the matter. The
North Korea shot down a U.S. plane in 1969, killing 31 Americans
North Korea's recent threat to shoot down American military aircraft outside of its airspace recalls an infamous 1969 incident in which North Korean fighters shot down a U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft, killing the 31 American sailors aboard. On April 15, 1969 two North Korean Mig-21 fighters
Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway on Senate health care bill: 'These are not cuts to Medicaid'
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with President Trump's counselor.
FRIDAY REWIND: James Comey's testimony
Take a look at this week's top stories, including former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Intel chiefs won't say if Trump asked them to intervene in investigations
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared today before the Senate Intelligence Committee for a hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). But
Intelligence officials say Trump has never pressured them
ABC News' Josh Haskell reports on the latest on the Senate hearing on FISA authority.
Reality Leigh Winner is latest government contractor accused of revealing state secrets
Reality Leigh Winner, a National Security Agency contractor with a top-secret clearance, became the first person to be jailed by the Trump administration after being accused of leaking classified information this week. Winner, 25, allegedly leaked a classified report about Russian election
Comey, Russia will take lead during Wednesday FISA hearing
Before Thursday’s hearing with former FBI Director James Comey, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will hear from the Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers, and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday as they testify
National Security Agency ends controversial email collection program
The National Security Agency will cease collecting internet communications that merely mention an individual who is considered to be a “foreign intelligence target.” The move is being welcomed by privacy advocates who have criticized the earlier practice as the collection of domestic communications