homeland security

Leaked NSA Audit Shows It Violated Privacy Rules

Aug 17, 2013

The Washington Post  has released more of the information it received from the fugitive National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden.

The Post reports that an internal audit, the NSA found it had violated privacy rules thousands of times.

Mayor Mitch Landrieu appeared on CNN this morning to talk about security at this year's Jazz Fest after the Boston Marathon bombing last month. New Orleans is hosting the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the World Cultural Economic Forum this week.

Louisiana driver's licenses still don't comply with federal law, but the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted the state a temporary break.

That means travelers won't need passports to fly within the United States, the American Press reports.

The Real ID Act of 2005 requires identification cards to meet standards to enter federal buildings or board commercial flights.

Civil rights advocates are pushing the Obama Administration to stop deporting labor organizers. Several facing deportation hearings attended a rally outside New Orleans City Hall.