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Snowden return to US hinges on amnesty, his legal adviser says

Former NSA contractor is open to negotiations about returning to the US with guarantees he won't face prosecution, his adviser tells "Meet The Press."

By January 26, 2014

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NSA divided over possible amnesty deal for Snowden

The surveillance agency says it has spent tens of millions of dollars to remove computers the former NSA contractor had access to, including the cables that connected them to the network.

By December 15, 2013

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Metta World Peace: I just amnestied my iPhone 3

Since being amnestied by the Los Angeles Lakers, the former Ron Artest's Twitter feed has taken on a quality that few absurdists could match.

By July 12, 2013

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J.K. Rowling brings singing sorceress to life in new 'Harry Potter' story

Meet Celestina Warbeck -- a singer from the "Harry Potter" books who now has her own story on the Pottermore website.

By August 22, 2014

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Snowden wants to build anti-surveillance tech

NSA leaker Edward Snowden, charged by the US with spying and still holding out in Russia sans a passport, has a new career plan.

By July 21, 2014

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NSA chief downplays damage caused by Snowden leaks

While former NSA head General Keith Alexander lambasted Edward Snowden for putting US security at risk, Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers says the leaks don't mean "the sky is falling."

By June 30, 2014

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Freedom Act passes US House, despite Silicon Valley concerns

The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."

By May 22, 2014

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Snowden to NSA: Go ahead, deny I tried to raise the alarm legally

Speaking to Vanity Fair, the whistle-blower says that before leaking secret documents, he contacted people within the spy agency about its surveillance practices -- and that email records will prove it.

By April 8, 2014

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ACLU: 'Obama, grant Edward Snowden immunity now'

Days before the president is scheduled to announce possible reform proposals to the NSA's surveillance programs, the civil liberties group creates a petition calling for Snowden's amnesty.

By January 14, 2014

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Obama: NSA programs could be 'redesigned' to prevent abuses

After a week of fireworks over NSA spying, including a judge's use of the word "Orwellian" and a surprisingly critical report from the president's own advisory panel, Obama speaks of reform but says specifics will come later.

By December 20, 2013