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Government probe obtains wide swath of AP phone records

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 | 7:57 a.m. CDT; updated 9:49 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, May 14, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.

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