Government is tracking all U.S. phone calls

June 7, 2013 2:15 AM

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The National Security Agency has stored data on calls to and from nearly every American for 7 years in search of patterns suggesting terrorist activity. Officials say they don't eavesdrop.

WASHINGTON — The federal government has amassed a database for at least seven years containing details on virtually every telephone call made within the United States or between this country and telephones abroad, officials said Thursday, providing the first glimpse of a vast secret domestic surveil...

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