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  • Feinstein and Durbin: How to close Gitmo

    The detention facility on our military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is holding 166 individuals. Most of them have been there a decade or more. Operating Guantanamo costs about $450 million a year — or about $2.7 million a detainee, according to...
  • Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 4 alleged Al Qaeda members in Yemen

    WASHINGTON – A suspected U.S. drone strike in Yemen — the fourth reported in the last 10 days — killed four alleged Al Qaeda members Tuesday, as the U.S. and British governments evacuated their embassies because of intelligence...
  • Official discloses new details of Al Qaeda plot

    Official discloses new details of Al Qaeda plot
    ASPEN, Colo. -- A sophisticated Al Qaeda bomb built to take down passenger planes was designed to avoid detection by trained dogs and bomb detection machines at airport security checkpoints, according to John Pistole, chief of the Transportation...
  • Obama administration says fourth American was killed by U.S. drone

    WASHINGTON – A day before President Obama is set to deliver a major speech on national security, his administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that it had killed four U.S. citizens – one more than previously known – with...
  • U.S. extends closure of diplomatic posts in Muslim world

    The State Department said Sunday that it was extending the closure of 19 embassies and consulates in the Muslim world through next Saturday, but not solely because of heightened concerns about terrorist attacks in the region. Jen Psaki, a department...
  • Yemeni women say lives are worse following revolution

     
    In the wake of a revolution they helped propel, four out of five Yemeni women who spoke to the international group Oxfam said their lives had worsened in the past year, beset by hunger and violence....
  • Young Afghan militants ready to die, eager to kill

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Abdul Wali Fadaei is proud of his family history. His father died when he drove an explosives-laden car into the capital's upscale Hotel Inter-Continental in 2011, a brazen attack that killed 18 people, including seven...
  • 12 things I learned from watching the Golden Globes

     
    Here are a few things I learned from watching last night's Golden Globes ceremony (many of them were things I didn't know that I didn't know, which is always a bonus): 1) Jodie Foster is retiring! UPDATE: She's not retiring 2) Jodie Foster had...
  • Pictures in the News | February 19, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: At least four people are dead after a shooting spree stretching from Ladera Ranch into Tustin and Orange in Orange County; Yemeni soldiers and firefighters work to extinguish fire at the site of a military plane crash in...
  • Violent video games: Pushing wrong buttons in blame game

     
    Critic's Notebook: Yes, unrelenting carnage is a problem in video games — but not in the way most people might think. ......
  • Turkish leader says flight to Syria carried ammunition

     
    A Syrian plane intercepted and forced to land in Turkey was carrying Russian ammunition as well as previously reported military communications equipment, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters Thursday....