National Security Agency

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Lawmakers Work On Savings Plan As Government Layoffs Loom

Congress faces another showdown over cuts and taxes. The deadline for automatic cuts to the Department of Defense and other agencies is rapidly approaching.


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ACLU Releases Documents On Background Searches

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland is renewing its call for explanations about criminal history database searches of people on an enemies list of Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold.


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Father, Son Get 18 Months For Overbilling NSA

A Maryland father and son have been sentenced to 18 months in prison for cheating the National Security Agency out of nearly $1.5 million.



WikiLeaks Suspect’s Trial Near Super-Secure NSA

The military intelligence complex an hour outside Washington where the WikiLeaks case goes to court this week is known as a cloak-and-dagger sanctum off-limits to the public –a reputation that’s only partly true.



Ex-NSA Workers Want Computers Back After Probe

Former National Security Agency analysts who had complained about waste and mismanagement want authorities to return computers seized from their homes.


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No Jail Time, Fine For Ex-NSA Official In Leaking Case

It is a case that made national headlines. An NSA executive indicted for leaking classified documents to the Baltimore Sun.


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Ex-Spy Agency Official Strikes Plea Bargain

A federal judge in Baltimore dismissed Espionage Act charges against a former official with the National Security Agency accused of leaking classified documents.


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U.S. Said To Seek Deal In Classified Leaks Case

The Justice Department on Thursday reached a plea agreement in the leak case against a former National Security Agency official.


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Lawyers In NSA Leaks Case Spar Over Redactions

Attorneys for a former National Security Agency employee accused of mishandling classified information after an investigation into alleged leaks to a newspaper say two weeks before trial they still don’t know what evidence the jury will see.


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NSA Contractor Faces 5 Years For False Timesheets

Federal prosecutors say a former National Security Agency contractor faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to filing timesheets for hours not worked.


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Closed Hearings Planned In NSA Leaks Case

Closed hearings are being held this week ahead of the trial of a former National Security Agency employee accused of mishandling classified information.


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NSA, Prospective Contractors Meet At Md. Workshop

The National Security Agency is opening up to prospective contractors hoping to do business with the secretive government organization.