The battle to maintain some semblance of privacy in our online lives is a classic one-step-forward, two-steps-back situation. Just when you start to feel you have a grasp of things, we get hit with new revelations about government spying.
Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez used "coded messages" to communicate about his murder case in jailhouse phone calls, Massachusetts prosecutors said in a request for access to recordings of his calls.
Dozens of federal and local law enforcement agencies have heightened security in preparation for Sunday's Super Bowl at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium, beefing up measures for mass transit in light of recent suicide bombings in Russia.
The White House is pushing back on the notion that the pipeline is now headed for speedy approval, saying Sec. of State John Kerry and other agency heads will "closely evaluate" the report in the coming weeks.