Physicist Yangyang Cheng was born in mainland China and took advantage of a visa program a decade ago to come to the United States to study. She says she's troubled by the language politicians and governments are using to promote resettlement policies for Hong Kong residents.
A new bill that will increase intelligence-gathering was passed in the French parliament today. This is not making supporters of civil liberties and privacy in France happy.
Fauzia Din wants to know why her Afghan husband’s visa was denied, but the US government has stayed mum, citing national security.
When he joined President Obama's cabinet, Attorney General Eric Holder was expected to oversee the shutdown of the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. That never happened, but Holder succeeded in shifting focus back to civilian courts — but also aggressively onto leakers.
Add one more voice to the calls to put limits on NSA mass surveillance. This one comes from a panel of experts convened by President Obama. And the panel gets very specific in its recommendations.
Iran's been in the spotlight because of the agreement reached on its nuclear program. In Iran, the reaction has been positive, no matter which side of the country's culture people sit on. Plus, an independent Scotland? Scots will be voting and the campaign is on. That and more, in today's Global Scan.
Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon had received classified briefings on the NSA's collection of phone call data, but he didn't feel free to warn the country about it, until Edward Snowden revealed the program.