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Krishnadev Calamur is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he oversees news coverage. He is a former editor and reporter at NPR and the author of Murder in Mumbai.
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The Shooting at the Capitol

March 28, 2016 This article has been updated. A gunman who drew and pointed a weapon at the Capitol Visitor Center’s northern screening facility was shot Monday, said Matthew R. Verderosa, the U.S. Capitol Police’s chief of police, prompting a lockdown of the Capitol Complex. Verderosa called the incident the “act of a...

What We Know About the Brussels Attacks

March 22, 2016 Updated on March 22 at 6:52 p.m. ET Here’s what we know so far: —There were two explosions at Brussels’s Zaventem airport at about 8 a.m. local time (3 a.m. ET) and one on the city’s metro system. —The Belgian government’s Crisis Center said a dozen people were killed at...

Explosions Hit Brussels Airport and Metro Station, Killing at Least 26

March 22, 2016 Explosions have hit Brussels airport and a main metro station, Belgian officials say, and, according to news reports and the transit agency, at least 26 people have been killed. “What we feared has happened,” Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said during a televised news conference. “We were hit by blind...

When You Ask The Public, It Supports Apple Over the FBI — or Does It?

February 24, 2016 Two polls; two very different results. The findings reflect a divisive debate between Apple and the U.S. government over the iPhone 5c that belonged to one of the San Bernardino attackers. Fifty-one percent of respondents to a Pew Research Center poll, released Monday, said Apple should unlock the iPhone in...

FBI to Apple: It's About Justice, Not Precedent

February 22, 2016 The FBI’s director says the victims of the San Bernardino attack are owed a thorough and professional investigation—and that’s why the bureau wants to compel Apple to help unlock an iPhone that belonged to one of the attackers. “The San Bernardino litigation isn't about trying to set a precedent or...

FBI Director: Apple Case Doesn’t Set Encryption ‘Precedent’

February 22, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The FBI’s director says the victims of the San Bernardino attack are owed a thorough and professional investigation—and that’s why the bureau wants to compel Apple to help unlock an iPhone that belonged to one of the attackers. “The San Bernardino litigation isn't about trying to set a precedent or...

James Comey Defends the Bureau's Position in Its Battle With Apple

February 22, 2016 The FBI’s director says the victims of the San Bernardino attack are owed a thorough and professional investigation—and that’s why the bureau wants to compel Apple to help unlock an iPhone that belonged to one of the attackers. “The San Bernardino litigation isn't about trying to set a precedent or...

U.S. Airstrikes in Libya Reportedly Targets a Tunisian ISIS Leader

February 19, 2016 U.S. airstrikes in Libya have reportedly targeted a Tunisian ISIS commander, multiple news organizations are reporting, citing U.S. officials. The airstrikes, which reportedly were carried out early Friday near the town of Sabratha, about 50 miles west of Tripoli, the capital, come as the White House is considering military action...

Apple vs. the FBI

February 17, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company will fight an order that instructs it to provide “reasonable technical assistance” to unlock an iPhone that belonged to one of the San Bernardino attackers. In a letter to Apple’s customers, Cook writes that opposing the “order is not something we take lightly...

Apple to Fight Court Order on San Bernardino Attacker’s iPhone

February 17, 2016 Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company will fight an order that instructs it to provide “reasonable technical assistance” to unlock an iPhone that belonged to one of the San Bernardino attackers. In a letter to Apple’s customers, Cook writes that opposing the “order is not something we take lightly...