As America celebrates its birthday, new disclosures showcase just how disposable privacy has become in what used to be the home of the brave and the land of the free.
An investigation into practices of the U.S. Passport service show government employees routinely snoop into the private files of celebrities, sports figures and other prominent Americans.
FARGO, North Dakota (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama waded into controversy on Thursday over his plans to withdraw U.S. combat troops from Iraq, first saying he might “refine” his views but later declaring his stance had remained unchanged for more than a year.
A report found that employees may have improperly peeked into the passport files of wealthy people and celebrities far more often than previously believed.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential candidate John McCain took a veiled swipe at Democratic rival Barack Obama over trade on Thursday in the final leg of a Latin American trip aimed at showcasing the Arizona senator’s foreign policy credentials.