For years the NSA collected the metadata from Americans' emails. Monday night, the 2004 ruling on the program was finally released.
Here's a breakdown of the declassified documents that reveal how it happened.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel phoned Obama, warning the president that such spying was "completely unacceptable."
James Clapper denies that the NSA recorded 70 million French phone conversations in a one month period. But should we believe him?
The EFF covers the highlights from the NSA documents they just obtained in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
The EFF won the right to that court opinion that finds evidence of NSA misconduct. So why is the government claiming it's releasing it "in the interest of increased transparency"?