National Security Agency
The program was ruled illegal, but it is still up and running temporarily.
Documents show that the NSA intercepted communications of three French presidents.
Previously high tensions between the U.S. and Germany are cooling.
House lawmakers want to rein in the DEA, NSA and other agencies.
The Senate is edging toward a final vote on an NSA reform bill.
The legal authority for the NSA's powers expired at midnight on Sunday.
White House spokesman calls on Senate not to amend House bill.
Provisions of the Patriot Act expired at midnight.
Rare Senate Sunday session highlights tensions over NSA.
Obama is asking McConnell to move legislation approved by the House.
Dozens of advocacy groups and business coalitions oppose the "compromise" plans.
Loretta Lynch is adding to the chorus of pressure from the Obama administration.
French President François Hollande called Obama to discuss the NSA's spying.
Documents show that the U.S. spied on at least the last three French presidents.
Lawmakers aren’t done reforming the nation's spying laws.
Senators voted more than 36 hours after parts of the Patriot Act expired.
Snowden was mentioned nearly 40 times in the Congressional Record in May.
Sen. Lee said the amendments would threaten the bill in the House.
McCarthy declines to say whether House would consider amendments.
Paul voted against moving forward with NSA reform legislation.
The only question now is how far the 2016 hopeful will go to kill the law.
More than 10,000 sites are redirecting visitors from congressional IP address towards a protest...
“This is the most optimistic opportunity I’ve seen in a long time," he said.
"Further violations of the U.S. Constitution cannot be countenanced," wrote Larry Klayman.