The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary confirms the agency is investigating, but declined to provide further details.
From a Hong Kong hotel room, a former CIA worker made public two sweeping US surveillance programs. Now, Edward Snowden could be looking at years in jail for the leak. “Even if you’re not doing anything wrong you’re being watched and recorded,” Snowden said. One program tracks millions of US phone records to search for links to terrorism. Another, taps into nine internet companies to detect suspicious behavior by web users that begins overseas.