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  • Guantanamo review boards to become partly public

    Guantanamo review boards to become partly public
    WASHINGTON — He was selling vegetables in Yemen at age 16 when he first embraced jihad, rising quickly in Al Qaeda and eventually being tapped for a Sept. 11, 2001, suicide operation in Asia that was scrapped in favor of the airplane attacks in...
  • Peru wins maritime border dispute with Chile over key fishing grounds

    Peru wins maritime border dispute with Chile over key fishing grounds
    LIMA, Peru -- A territorial dispute between Chile and Peru ended Monday with an international court awarding Peru a triangle of Pacific Ocean territory covering thousands of square miles rich in fishing and other natural resources. Peru filed the...
  • Clippers' Chris Paul, Charlotte's Kemba Walker to miss showdown

    Clippers' Chris Paul, Charlotte's Kemba Walker to miss showdown
    What had the makings of a nice little showdown between two of the NBA’s better point guards unfortunately won’t be taking place now when the Clippers play at the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday. That’s because the league’s...
  • Deficit reduction drops as a public priority, new poll shows

    Deficit reduction drops as a public priority, new poll shows
    WASHINGTON -- For the first time since President Obama took office, reducing the federal deficit has slipped as a priority for most Americans, particularly his fellow Democrats, according to a new in-depth study of public attitudes. That shift...
  • Bin Laden bodyguard: Worthy of release or still a terror threat?

    Bin Laden bodyguard: Worthy of release or still a terror threat?
    ARLINGTON, Va. — Dressed in a white T-shirt, the former bodyguard of Osama bin Laden sat at the center of a long table Tuesday in the Guantanamo Bay prison, his beard dark and long, listening to two sides argue his fate. On one side, his...
  • U.S. military offers to help with security at 2014 Sochi Olympics

    U.S. military offers to help with security at 2014 Sochi Olympics
    The U.S. has offered military assets to bolster security at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The announcement comes just after it was learned that American warships and transport planes will be at the ready to evacuate U.S. athletes and officials in case of a...
  • Sochi Olympics safety fears soar after video, 'white widow' report

    Sochi Olympics safety fears soar after video, 'white widow' report
    A video threatening attacks on the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the reported spotting of a suspected "white widow" volunteer for suicide bombing have intensified security concerns for the event and prompted U.S. military plans to evacuate...
  • Marines killed at Camp Pendleton were on explosives disposal team

    Marines killed at Camp Pendleton were on explosives disposal team
    The four Marines killed while clearing an artillery range of unexploded ordnance at Camp Pendleton were members of an elite explosive ordnance disposal team, all with combat experience. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the Marines we...
  • Senate panel issues harsh report on Benghazi attack

    Senate panel issues harsh report on Benghazi attack
    WASHINGTON — The deadly 2012 assault on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, was caused by the failure of the State Department to adequately protect the facility and poor intelligence-gathering by the CIA and other agencies, according to...
  • Letters: Too ready for war

    Re "U.S. calls for 'Iron Man,'" Oct. 31 As a mother, I cringe at the onslaught of violent entertainment in our culture. But then I think, "What a great way for people — especially men — to get their aggression out by simulating war, violence...
  • Military, CIA compelled medics to abuse detainees, report says

    Military, CIA compelled medics to abuse detainees, report says
    Defense Department and CIA interrogation policies after 9/11 forced medical professionals to abandon their ethical obligations to "do no harm" to those in their care and some prohibited practices, including force-feeding of hunger strikers, continue...