The nation in brief

Posted: December 28, 2013 at 5:28 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “This blunt tool only works because it collects everything.The collection is broad, but the scope of counterterrorism investigations is unprecedented.” U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley, who ruled that the National Security Agency’s data collection does not violate the Constitution

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