Gen. Keith Alexander

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA, revealed details of top-secret surveillance conducted by the United States' National Security Agency regarding telecom data. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

Report: NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Avoids Extradition, Bound For Ecuador

An Aeroflot flight from Hong Kong believed to be carrying Edward Snowden landed in Moscow. On Sunday afternoon, WikiLeaks said Snowden was going to Ecuador to seek asylum.

06/23/2013

People walk past the front of the New York Stock Exchange Aug. 5, 2011. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

General: NSA Spying Led To Foiled Plots Against High Value Targets In NYC

It was an all-out charm offensive Tuesday by Army Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the NSA, and representatives of the FBI and the Department of Justice to beat back concerns that our government is spying on us, tapping our phone lines and email accounts.

06/18/2013

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA, revealed details of top-secret surveillance conducted by the United States' National Security Agency regarding telecom data. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

NSA Chief: Phone, Internet Eavesdropping To Protect U.S. Done ‘Lawfully’

The head of the National Security Agency is defending government eavesdropping on the phone and Internet communications of millions of Americans, even as some members of Congress express surprise at the extent of the program.

06/12/2013