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  1. U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Challenge to NSA

    The U.S. Supreme Court has turned away a legal challenge seeking to halt the the National Security Agency’s formerly secret phone-spying program. But the Court’s refusal to hear the case brought by the Electronic Privacy Information Center does not preclude the possibility of a future ruling on the agency’s collection of millions of Americans’ phone records. Several other cases challenging the program are pending in federal courts, and congressional critics are planning to intensify their lobbying efforts. But the NSA already knew that.

    Sources: NYT, NPR

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