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A demonstrator holds a portrait of Edward Snowden during a protest against government surveillance on Oct. 26, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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A demonstrator holds a portrait of Edward Snowden during a protest against government surveillance on Oct. 26, 2013 in Washington, DC.

USIS, Snowden Vetter, Follows Playbook for Firms Under Scrutiny

US Investigations Services LLC, the top provider of background checks to federal agencies, is battling to repair its reputation as it responds to vetting failures such as allowing Edward Snowden to handle classified information. Like BP Plc after the Gulf of Mexico oil...

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In this handout provided by the Fort Worth Police Department, suspect Aaron Alexis poses for a mug shot after being arrested on September 4, 2010 for discharging a firearm inside city limits, a Class A misdemeanor in Fort Worth, Texas.

Photograph by Fort Worth Police Department via Getty Images

In this handout provided by the Fort Worth Police Department, suspect Aaron Alexis poses for a mug shot after being arrested on September 4, 2010 for discharging a firearm inside city limits, a Class A misdemeanor in Fort Worth, Texas.

USIS: Navy Yard Shooter’s Background Check Ours

Updated at 4:50 pm EDT At first, the U.S. government contractor that cleared Edward Snowden for top secret access said it didn’t vet the Washington Navy Yard shooter, Aaron Alexis, for his security clearance. Then it said it did. USIS,...

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