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NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

NYC police dismantling some post-9-11 anti-terrorism efforts; 'A different tone' at the top
Tom Hays, The Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The move by New York City's new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the first step in a dismantling of some of the huge post-9-11 intelligence-gathering machinery built by his predecessor.

NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

NYC police dismantling some post-9-11 anti-terrorism efforts; 'A different tone' at the top
Tom Hays, The Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The move by New York City's new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the first step in a dismantling of some of the huge post-9-11 intelligence-gathering machinery built by his predecessor.

Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations

Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations; Boston Globe honoured in breaking news
Meghan Barr, The Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

The Pulitzer for breaking news was awarded to The Boston Globe for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.

NSA surveillance report among Pulitzer contenders

Report that revealed massive US government surveillance among top finalists for Pulitzer Prize
The Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A report that revealed the massive U.S. government surveillance effort is among the top finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.

Journalism's highest honour will be announced on Monday.

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