FILE - In this June 6, 2013 file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. As Congress considers whether to extend the life of a government program that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates and civil liberties group fear too much about the surveillance still remains hidden from view to allow for a comprehensive public understanding. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance

As Congress considers whether to extend the life of a program that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates and civil liberties groups say too much about government surveillance remains secret for the public to fully evaluate the program’s reach or effectiveness.

Earth Day celebration at Eagle Marsh in Fort Wayne

New York aims to cut waste by 90 percent by 2030

The waste reduction plan is part of an update to the sustainability project created by de Blasio’s predecessor, Michael Bloomberg. De Blasio is keeping its components but rebranding it OneNYC.

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Man arrested after shooting computer 8 times

Colorado Springs Police said a man fed up with fighting his computer for the last several months took it into a back alley and fired eight shot it with a handgun.