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Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About Privacy

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About Privacy

For the second time in recent months, President Obama welcomed a cadre of tech CEOs to the White House to talk about data privacy.

Major Ukrainian Air Base In Crimea Handed Over To Russia

Major Ukrainian Air Base In Crimea Handed Over To Russia

Russia’s grip on Crimea was further solidified Saturday when its forces took complete control of a Ukrainian Air Force base in the town of Belbek, NPR’s Gregory Warner and Reuters report.

Latest Leak: NSA Burrowed Into Chinese Telecom Giant’s Servers

Latest Leak: NSA Burrowed Into Chinese Telecom Giant’s Servers

The National Security Agency has in recent years “pried its way into the servers” of Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company that the spy agency has long suspected could work with the Chinese military to steal secrets from American firms and the U.S. government, The New York Times reported Saturday.

Split Decisions: Ukraine Signs Up With EU, Russia Wraps Up Crimea

Split Decisions: Ukraine Signs Up With EU, Russia Wraps Up Crimea

As Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was signing an agreement on closer relations with the European Union

Obama Picks Michigan State To Win Men’s Basketball Title

Obama Picks Michigan State To Win Men’s Basketball Title

The nation’s “first basketball fan” has Michigan State winning it all in this year’s NCAA Division I men’s basketball championship.

Report: NSA Can Record, Store Phone Conversations Of Whole Countries

Report: NSA Can Record, Store Phone Conversations Of Whole Countries

The United States has the capability to record “100 percent” of a country’s phone calls, The Washington Post reports today citing people “with direct knowledge” and documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

West Is Ruled ‘By The Gun,’ Putin Says As He Annexes Crimea

West Is Ruled ‘By The Gun,’ Putin Says As He Annexes Crimea

Wasting no time and showing no sign that he’s concerned about Western objections or economic sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea on Tuesday.

Here Are The 24 Heroic Stories Behind Today’s Medals Of Honor

Here Are The 24 Heroic Stories Behind Today’s Medals Of Honor

Old wrongs will be righted Tuesday afternoon, as The Associated Press says, when President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to 24 Army veterans.

Interior Secretary: 1 Percent Of Wildfires Take 30 Percent Of Funds

Interior Secretary: 1 Percent Of Wildfires Take 30 Percent Of Funds

Western lawmakers and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell urge changes to the way America pays to fight and recover from wildfires, starting with preserving money that’s meant for fire prevention.

U.S. And EU Impose Sanctions As Crimea Asks To Join Russia

U.S. And EU Impose Sanctions As Crimea Asks To Join Russia

Crimean officials say more than 95 percent of those who voted in Sunday’s referendum endorsed the idea of joining the Russian Federation. There were, however, complaints about the vote and some signs of intimidation.