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‘Crunch time’ for Obama on NSA

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is still grappling with key decisions on the future of the National Security Agency’s phone collection program and the makeup of the secret court that approved the surveillance, congressional lawmakers said Thursday following a 90-minute ...

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Few will benefit immediately from BWI’s new TSA lane

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport opened a new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Pre-check lane Tuesday, making for two locations in the airport where select passengers can experience the luxury of wearing shoes and belts, keeping their laptops and toiletries bagged.

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Union heartened by response to Md. prison assault

CUMBERLAND — A second prison manager is departing the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution after an inmate stabbed a correctional officer there earlier this month and the Maryland public safety department on Monday proposed tighter security measures at the lockup. ...

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Former judge admits flaws in secret court overseeing NSA programs

WASHINGTON — A former federal judge who served on a secret court overseeing the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs denied Tuesday that the judges act as “rubber stamps.” But James Robertson said the system is flawed because of its ...

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