Latest U.S. National Security Agency News

Trump called on spy chiefs for help as Mueller probe began

Apr. 21, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed in the spring of 2017, President Donald Trump picked up the phone and called the head of the largest U.S. intelligence agency. Trump told Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, that news stories alleging that...

Ex-NSA contractor pleads guilty in theft of secret documents

Mar. 28, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a theft of classified documents from the agency's headquarters pleaded guilty Thursday to willful retention of national defense information. In a federal courthouse in Baltimore, Harold T. Martin III pleaded guilty to one felony...

Ex-NSA contractor expected to plead guilty in document theft

Mar. 27, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a massive theft of classified information is expected to plead guilty Thursday in what U.S. prosecutors had once portrayed as a "breathtaking" breach at the nation's biggest spy shop. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that Harold T....