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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day. Here are some of the stories we're covering in today's show:
- The source behind a leak of a top-secret U.S. surveillance program has come forward. Twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden is a former contract worker for the National Security Agency. In an interview with British journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian and filmmaker Laura Poitras, Snowden says he divulged the classified information because he felt the U.S. was going too far in violating people's privacy:
"While they may be intending to target someone associated with a foreign government or someone that they suspect of terrorism they're collecting your communications to do so. Any analyst at anytime can target anyone." FULL POST