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  • Bergdahl swap illegal, top congressional lawyer says

    WASHINGTON Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel acted illegally in May when he authorized the release of five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl because he'd failed to provide lawmakers adequate notice of the exchange, the main investigative arm of Congress found Thursday.
  • The dangers of being a war correspondent

    John Thompson, who covered World War II for the Chicago Tribune, was part of a special breed of war correspondent: brave enough to parachute into battle in North Africa in 1942, foolish enough to do it without training, lucky enough to survive — and...

    Amid Afghanistan's escalating war, a battle to beat polio

    KABUL (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned out across Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security and distrusting parents to administer two chilled drops of the oral polio vaccine each to millions of children. Keeping the...

    Foley was fearless, former colleagues recall

     Foley was fearless, former colleagues recall
    James Foley was determined to tell the stories of people suffering in war-ravaged countries, and he risked his life to cover conflicts in the Middle East. But Foley, a journalist trained at Northwestern University who willingly went to countries beset...

    Afghanistan gives NYT reporter 24 hours to leave country

    Afghanistan gives NYT reporter 24 hours to leave country
    KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan has given a New York Times reporter 24 hours to leave the country, accusing him of not cooperating with an investigation into his reporting, the Attorney General's office said on Wednesday. Matthew Rosenberg, 40, was...