Gen. Keith Alexander said the NSA needs to find a way to protect vulnerable civilian targets.
A former NSA, FBI and DHS official writes Snowden may have set back the NSA a decade.
Rogers says he doesn’t think his panel would support a bill handing over NSA records.
"Anywhere you try and hide your online presence, the NSA can find you,” he said.
"We wouldn’t have had the problem we had,” the intelligence chief said.
The petition urges President Dilma Rousseff to grant asylum to Edward Snowden.
A memo reportedly reveals a civilian employee confessed to the FBI in June.
Sen. Paul called it the largest class-action suit ever filed on behalf of the Bill of Rights.
Michael Hayden said he doesn't think there's "a lot of enthusiasm" for plea bargain.
A New York Republican says the NSA did not take proper internal security precautions.
An official told The New York Times that Snowden used a popular tool to get documents.
A new story says the NSA only gathers between 20 and 30 percent of Americans’ call records.
The watchmaker chief says the surveillance can do "huge damage."
Zuckerberg previously expressed opposition to National Security Agency’s metadata program.
Merkel said revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden hit with "great force."
The former NSA contractor claims in a new interview that his life is in danger.
A five-member board found the metadata collection program illegal and ineffective.
Officials are reportedly worried there is no way to end metadata collection within timeframe.
“I think that’s inexorably where we’re headed,” Schiff said on MSNBC.
Mike Morell said NSA employees have "looked at boyfriends or girlfriends."
Obama "was listening to those of us across the political spectrum,” Colorado senator said.
"The benefit of the debate he generated was not worth the damage done," Obama said.
"He was helped by others," the House Homeland Security chairman said.
The Democrat predicts congressional opponents won't be successful in shutting it down.
Michael Hayden said proposed reforms would “fundamentally preserve” controversial programs.
The House Intelligence chairman said Obama's plan is making people "scratch our heads."
The attorney general will be asked to testify about surveillance programs, Leahy said.
Obama pledged that American surveillance programs would no longer target German chancellor.
WikiLeaks founder charged the president lied in his speech about National Security Agency.
Some were pleased with President Obama’s proposals; others said they didn't go far enough.
Hayden worries about requiring court order for NSA to look at metadata.
He chastised the surveillance agency for saying it's "very protective" of its data.
Center for Security Policy says metadata changes "would undermine U.S. national security."
The bill would require the government to request records on a case-by-case basis.
The California Democrat said reforms would be "very difficult" for this Congress.
Claims of telephone metadata collection program's impact are "overblown," the report says.