Representatives from the Cuban Interests Section said this week that until the Obama administration fully addresses Maryland resident Alan Gross’ intentions in Cuba, relations between the two countries will not improve.
Critics of fusion centers say they often violate Americans’ privacy, waste taxpayer dollars, and have demonstrated little success catching terrorists.
Maryland Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger unveiled a bipartisan bill Tuesday that would end the mass collection of metadata and instead allow the government to order communication companies to search their files for more specific information.
David Medine is chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Board, a small government board tasked with weighing the balance between national security and Americans’ privacy.
There were more than 50 data breaches at K-12 schools, colleges and universities in the United States last year.
Lawmakers are calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to ban the slaughter of sick, injured or weak calves for sale as meat.
More than 4,500 groups and websites have signed up online to take part in Tuesday’s protest against U.S. National Security Agency surveillance programs. Organizers of “The Day We Fight Back” include social media giants and an array of conservative and liberal groups.