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  • White House statement on Bergdahl's release

    White House statement on Bergdahl's release
    The White House released this statement on the release of the only known U.S. POW in Afghanistan, Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl: "Today the American people are pleased that we will be able to welcome home Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for nearly five...
  • Donnelly, Kashkari agree: Isla Vista killings shouldn't spur gun laws

    Donnelly, Kashkari agree: Isla Vista killings shouldn't spur gun laws
    As gun control supporters gathered for a rally at the scene of the mass shootings near UC Santa Barbara, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly said Saturday that state lawmakers should not pass any legislation curbing the sale of firearms....
  • GOP gubernatorial candidates focus fire on O'Malley

    GOP gubernatorial candidates focus fire on O'Malley
    — The four Republican candidates for governor of Maryland focused their fire on the O'Malley administration and avoided criticizing each other as they met Saturday night in the first televised debate of this year's GOP primary contest. Harford...
  • Palestinian unity government to be sworn in Monday, Mahmoud Abbas says

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that a coalition government to be formed by his Fatah party and its rival, the militant group Hamas, will be sworn in Monday. The new government will adopt his political program, Abbas said,...
  • Forced faith is not faith

    In a prison in Khartoum, a dusty city on the banks of the ancient Nile in the African nation of Sudan, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim waits. She is not alone in her confinement. Her son is with her. He is 20 months old. Her daughter is there, too. She was born...
  • Freed U.S. soldier Bergdahl flown out of Afghanistan

    Freed U.S. soldier Bergdahl flown out of Afghanistan
    The sole American prisoner of war held in Afghanistan was flown to a U.S. military hospital in Germany on Sunday after being freed in a swap deal for five Taliban militants who were released from the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba. Army Sergeant Bowe...
  • Hagel says U.S. acted swiftly to protect ex-POW Bowe Bergdahl's safety

    Hagel says U.S. acted swiftly to protect ex-POW Bowe Bergdahl's safety
    Senior Republicans on Sunday criticized President Obama for releasing five Taliban prisoners to secure the return of an American prisoner of war, arguing that it breached longstanding U.S. policy against negotiating with terrorists. ¬† “What does...
  • Commander's death in Syria points to Iranian role in civil war

    Commander's death in Syria points to Iranian role in civil war
    A prominent Iranian military figure has been killed while fighting in Syria, according to both Syrian opposition and Iranian government sources, adding to mounting evidence of Tehran's military assistance to Syrian President Bashar Assad. Abdollah...
  • Republicans criticize prisoner swap that freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

    Republicans criticize prisoner swap that freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
    Senior Republicans criticized President Obama on Sunday for releasing five high-ranking Taliban prisoners to secure the return of an American prisoner of war, arguing that it breached longstanding U.S. policy against negotiating with terrorists....
  • New Palestinian government backed by Hamas; Israel threatens sanctions

    New Palestinian government backed by Hamas; Israel threatens sanctions
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a new interim government Monday following an agreement with his archrival, the Islamist Hamas movement, to reunify their ranks after seven years of division. Israel opposed the creation of the unity...
  • Oliver Stone to direct film about former NSA contractor Edward Snowden

    Oliver Stone to direct film about former NSA contractor Edward Snowden
    With government surveillance remaining a hot news topic, one of filmmaking's biggest firebrands will seek to give it the big-screen treatment. Oliver Stone will write and direct a narrative adaptation of "The Snowden Files," Luke Harding's nonfiction...