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  • Diplomatic silence shrouds Chinese dissident Chen's situation

     
    U.S. and Chinese officials maintained silence Monday on the location and fate of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng as both sides sought to avert a diplomatic crisis during Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's coming visit to Beijing....
  • U.S. escalates clandestine war in Yemen

     
    In an escalation of America’s clandestine war in Yemen, a small contingent of U.S. troops is providing targeting data for Yemeni airstrikes as government forces battle to dislodge Al Qaeda militants and other insurgents in the country’s...
  • Dick Cheney tells CBS: Obama wants to do serious damage to military

     
    In an interview Tuesday on “CBS This Morning,” former Vice President Dick Cheney derides the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense. “With respect to Chuck Hagel and – and [John] Brennan, at Defense and...
  • Drones coming to a town near you

    With a dramatic trip to Kabul, President Obama announced the beginning of the end of the war in Afghanistan. But while wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down, a third war is winding up: a war conducted entirely with drones. It's a long-distance,...
  • Al Qaeda Airliner Bomb Plot Foiled by Saudi Secret Agent

    Al Qaeda Airliner Bomb Plot Foiled by Saudi Secret Agent
    WASHINGTON -- The agent who penetrated al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and returned from Yemen with the group's new "airline bomb" was always under Saudi control and was not a double-agent, two sources briefed by Saudi counterterrorism officials have...
  • After Hurricane Sandy: Running For A Cause

    After Hurricane Sandy: Running For A Cause
    Through the rubble in Oakwood, Staten Island, Sunday, one could hear and witness scenes of humanity. Volunteers from across the region packed the streets in every neighborhood on the island that needed aide. In fact, there really wasn't a block that...
  • Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's second in command killed, Yemen says

    Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's second in command killed, Yemen says
    Yemeni forces have killed Said al-Shihri, second in command of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said Monday. An official military website cited a senior source saying al-Shihri was killed in an operation in Hadramawt Valley....
  • Yemen: Al Qaeda No. 2 Leader Killed

    Yemen: Al Qaeda No. 2 Leader Killed
    Yemeni forces have killed Said al-Shihri, second in command of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said Monday. A Yemeni government official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said officials are waiting for DNA confirmation....
  • White House: Al Qaeda's No. 2 Leader Killed in Drone Strike

    White House: Al Qaeda's No. 2 Leader Killed in Drone Strike
    Abu Yahya al-Libi, the No. 2 man in al Qaeda and a longtime public face of the terrorist network, is dead, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Tuesday. Al-Libi's death was "another serious blow to core al Qaeda," said Carney. "His death is part of...
  • Drone strikes in Pakistan have killed many civilians, study says

    Drone strikes in Pakistan have killed many civilians, study says
    Far more civilians have been killed by U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal areas than U.S. counter-terrorism officials have acknowledged, a new study by human rights researchers at Stanford University and New York University contends. The report,...
  • Obama cuts short Florida campaign swing

    Obama cuts short Florida campaign swing
    President Barack Obama is cutting short his two-day Florida campaign swing. He will use a previously scheduled campaign stop in Fort Myers to address the shooting in Aurora, Colorado. But he’s canceling his Winter Park campaign event, and will...
  • At least 12 dead, at least 50 injured in shooting at Colorado movie theater, police say

    At least 12 dead, at least 50 injured in shooting at Colorado movie theater, police say
    UPDATE: At least 12 people have been killed and up to 50 injured after a mass shooting at a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" at a suburban Denver movie theater, police say. The suspect, believed to be the lone gunman, is in police custody. KUSA reports...