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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
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In addition to vacuuming up troves of emails, web searches, and other written records, the United States' National Security Agency (NSA) had devised a way to collect spoken communication as well, according to documents from the leaked archive of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and reported on Tuesday by The Intercept . In a top secret government...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
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More than 25 farmworker, environmental, and food safety organizations sent an...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
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To brighten your day, here's video from Bernie Sanders' first amiable, upbeat campaign event, a house party in Manchester, N.H. where people seem some happy to be there. Sanders says he has already pledged 175,000 volunteers and raised over $1.5 million, mostly from small donors giving about 40 bucks. Fresh breeze. From Facebook: "This country needs you."