News Highlights - June 7, 2016

40 Years Ago, The CIA's Top Lawyer Said Bringing Espionage Charges Against Leakers Was Useless
After 30 Years Since Transparency Debuted in Government, Work Remains

News Highlights - June 6, 2016

AP: Patchy reporting undercuts national hate crimes count
Exclusive: Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal
Social confusion: Looming records mandates and social media

News Highlights - June 3, 2016

Bureau of Prisons breaks space-time continuum to deny FOIA
FBI Kept Demanding Email Records Despite DOJ Saying It Needed a Warrant
After a Detainee Died at a Black Site, the CIA Blamed Training From the Federal Bureau of Prisons

News Highlights - June 2, 2016

Tech, civil liberties leaders fight FBI biometric program
Keeping the Lid on Trade Deals: a “Transparent” Façade that Bolsters Secrecy
State Department rejects GOP request for trove of Clinton aides' emails
Senate report hits ‘inferior’ FBI whistleblower procedures, citing ‘numerous deficiencies’

News Highlights - June 1, 2016

FBI wants to exempt its huge fingerprint and photo database from privacy protections
US Drone Strike in Pakistan Renews Calls for Transparency
Senate Panel Advances Whistleblower Reforms
Updated Nuclear Stockpile Figures Declassified

News Highlights - May 31, 2016

Holder: Snowden did 'service,' but should still be punished
Pentagon Is Building Massive Hub of Insider Threat Data
Secret Text in Senate Bill Would Give FBI Warrantless Access to Email Records

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