Obama backs limits on NSA phone collections

President Obama will announced the move during a

President Obama will announced the move during a speech this morning. (January 17, 2014 2:43 PM)

(AP) Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance, President Barack Obama on Friday called for ending the government's control of phone data from hundreds of millions of Americans and immediately ordered intelligence agencies to get a secretive court's permission before accessing such records. Still, he defended the nation's spying apparatus as a whole, saying the intelligence community was not...

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