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    Court OKs NSA Phone Collection

    A sign stands outside the National Security Administration (NSA) campus on Thursday, June 6, 2013, in Fort Meade, Md. The Obama administration on Thursday defended the National Security Agency's need to collect telephone records of U.S. citizens, calling such information "a critical tool in protecting the nation from terrorist threats." (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Patrick Semansky/AP

    Are the courts playing he said, she said with the National Security Agency? On Friday, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court reauthorized the NSA's phone surveillance program that allows them to collect metadata on Americans's daily calls for three more months. Meanwhile, the program was deemed unconstitutional by a federal judge last month, and the government appealed the decision to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals earlier today. In another case last month, a federal judge ruled the collection was legal.

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