Attorney General Signs New Rules to Limit Access to Journalists’ Records

The guidelines signed by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Friday are intended to ensure a balance between protecting national security and safeguarding freedom of the press, a preamble says.


N.S.A. Said to Gather Users’ Online Data

A National Security Agency program took e-mails and other information from companies that included Google, Apple and Facebook, according to documents that emerged on Thursday. A government official said the program targeted only foreigners abroad.