1) Surveillance state revelations force Americans to ask what it means to live in a Democracy

U.S. Is Secretly Collecting Records of Verizon Calls, New York Times (Charlie Savage and Edward Wyatt)

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily, The Guardian (Glenn Greenwald)

U.S. intelligence mining data from nine U.S. Internet companies in broad secret program, Washington Post (Barton Gellman and Laura Poitras)

2) Intervention of judge in lung transplant sets dangerous precedent

The rules of organ transplant vs. a dying little girl, Los Angeles Times (Karin Klein)

Dying Pa. girl placed on adult wait list for lung, Associated Press

3) Judge orders all restrictions lifted on morning after pill

Judge Orders All Restrictions Lifted on Some ‘Morning-After’ Pills, New York Times (Pam Belluck and Michael D Shear)

4) New app enables pics and videos to be sent then automatically  deleted in seconds, before parents see them

Snapchat’s young audience fuels a growth streak, USA Today (Jefferson Graham)

5) Samantha Power nomination likely to become combative

Samantha Power, White House’s UN ambassador nominee, has ‘seen evil at its worst’ NBC News

Force Full, New Republic (Samantha Power)

6) Gratitude on the 69th Anniversary of D-Day

Veterans gather on French shore to mark D-day anniversary, Los Angeles Times (Associated Press)