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(CNN) – Happy Friday and welcome to today's CNN Radio News Day. On today's show:
The law that allows that monitoring was actually put in place to limit the government’s ability to spy on its citizens. CNN’s Lisa Desjardins looks at how FISA was born as well as how, and why, it changed to grant more sweeping secret powers.
The White House says it will increase the "scale and scope" of its support for the Syrian opposition after concluding that Syria has crossed a "red line" with its use of chemical weapons against its own people. What does that mean? Host Tommy Andres finds out from Andrew Parasiliti, Editor of Al-Monitor and member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Ahead of CNN's news morning show "New Day," CNN's Steve Kastenbaum explores why morning TV news show are what they are, and why they're so popular.