Spying: The National Security Agency had authorization to spy on citizens in Britain and other U.S. allies, according to a 2005 secret document provided by former N.S.A. contractor Edward Snowden. The New York Times has the story.
Delays: U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen Jr. said "challenges and obstacles" have held up his office's probe into Mayor Vincent Gray's (D) 2010 campaign. The Washington Post reports on remarks Machen gave at a public talk yesterday.
Verdict: A Boston federal jury rejected a former Ropes & Gray associate's claims of discrimination against the firm. The National Law Journal's Sheri Qualters reports.
Investigation: The Wall Street Journal reports an insider-trading probe has cast a new spotlight on the political intelligence business, with investigators struggling to draw a line between illegal tips and research-based analysis.
Patents: Lawyers for Samsung Electronics Co. have asked a federal judge to halt jury deliberations on damages in its patent dispute with Apple Inc. The Recorder reports the move was prompted by a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision to veto a key Apple patent at issue.