First Word: Snowden still stuck at the airport

Updated
In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong.
In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong.
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Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden remains stuck in the transit zone of Moscow’s airport. Despite initial reports of receiving a certificate from Russia’s Federal Migration Service that would allow him entry into the country, Snowden’s Russian lawyer told reporters that the NSA leaker’s paperwork is still under review.
Meanwhile back in the states, lawmakers in the House of Representatives are debating an amendment to nix funding for the controversial NSA surveillance program.
We’ll have details at 10pm ET. Here’s a look at some of the headlines that caught our attention:

First Word: Snowden still stuck at the airport

Updated