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SANAA, Yemen – A high-risk, U.S.-led raid attempting to rescue hostages in Yemen a day earlier killed 10 al-Qaida militants, Yemeni security officials said Sunday. The captives – American photojournalist Luke Somers and South African...
A guard in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo by the National Guard. Six detainees from Guantánamo Bay prison in Cuba have been transferred to live freely in Uruguay, the Pentagon announced Sunday.  Officials in Uruguay chose the men...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is prescribing time and vigilance to tackle problems as entrenched in American society as racism and bias. He also is urging patience, saying progress usually comes in small steps. In an interview with BET,...
Supporters of U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) held up signs for their candidate amidst political lawn signs endorsing one of her original opponents, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA). Cassidy defeated Landrieu in a runoff election on Dec. 7, 2014....
WASHINGTON — Foreign governments and U.S. intelligence agencies are predicting that the release of a Senate report examining the use of torture by the CIA will cause “violence and deaths” abroad, the chairman of the House...
Artur Makylyervsky (center) runs a startup company that allows users to customize original artwork online to make prints, t-shirts or mobile cases. Credit: NewsHour Raising a large pool of money from many small contributions online, known as...