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Revealed: NSA intercepting ‘millions of images’ a day to fill facial recognition database

Laura Poitras and James Risen have released another NSA document at the New York Times, this one detailing the agency's addition of faces to its haystacks. The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications……

Obama administration asks court to force New York Times reporter to reveal source

The Obama administration is trying to dissuade federal judges from giving the New York Times reporter James Risen one last chance to avoid having to disclose his source in a criminal trial over the alleged leaking of US state secrets. The Department of Justice has filed a legal argument with…

Holder: Limit James Risen’s journalistic privilege in Jeffrey Sterling’s espionage trial

On Monday, the Justice Department argued that Fourth Circuit Court should uphold its July ruling that New York Times reporter James Risen was ineligible to claim reportorial privilege under the First Amendment, meaning that Risen would have to reveal if former CIA operative Jeffrey Sterling was the source of information…

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