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News Highlights - May 25, 2016

Op-Ed: Obama promised transparency. But his administration is one of the most secretive
Senate panel advances spy policy bill, after House approves its own version
The Algorithms Government Uses to Make Important Decisions About Citizens
Some State Secrets Cases May Stay Secret

News Highlights - May 24, 2016

Fearing a Last-Minute Obstacle in a Push to Release 9/11 Findings
Students Eligible for Reduced Records Fees
The foggy numbers of Obama’s wars and non-wars

News Highlights - May 19, 2016

The Intercept is Broadening Access to the Snowden Archive. Here’s Why.
House Panel Votes To Keep Congressional Reports Private
House Moves to Subject National Security Council to Public Records Law

News Highlights - May 18, 2016

To Save Secrecy Lawsuit, Twitter Must Challenge DOJ’s Decision to Classify Surveillance Requests
The FBI has quietly been hacking Americans for 20 years

News Highlights - May 17, 2016

IGs press Senate on records access
NSA Closely Involved in Guantanamo Interrogations, Documents Show
The Fight Over Privacy and Secrecy in Government Investigations
RJ, other media argue against court secrecy in Bundy case
It's a Terrible Year for Political Transparency in America

News Highlights - May 16, 2016

Senate report on CIA torture is one step closer to disappearing
Op-Ed: Montana model would end secrecy in U.S. coal leases
Appeals court won't order release of 'torture report'

News Highlights - May 13, 2016

Op-Ed: Secrecy undermines justice at Guantanamo Bay
Secret area of Guantánamo could be opened to UN watchdog for first time
CDC labs repeatedly faced secret sanctions for mishandling bioterror germs
Classified information related to 9/11 suspect in Guantanamo spilled
Judge criticizes Pentagon suppression of hundreds of Bush-era torture photos