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After a marathon day and night of talking, the Senate moved Wednesday toward a budget plan that would keep the government open past a Monday night deadline while maintaining funding for the new health care law. » read more
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A Pentagon investigation into how a Medal of Honor nomination was “lost” – possibly because of an improper effort to kill the award – is focused on its mishandling by members of the chain of command that included retired Army Gen. David Petraeus and other senior U.S. commanders. » read more
Coverage of surveillance worldwide from McClatchy reporting
On Christmas Eve 1965, an Air Force crew of 6 disappeared while targeting the Ho Chi Minh trail in Laos. Decades later, their story is told.
One of the nation's most secretive intelligence agencies is pressuring polygraphers to push the ethical and legal boundaries of a program designed instead to catch spies and terrorists.
Top secret intelligence reports reveal that U.S. drones have targeted & killed hundreds of suspected lower-level Afghan, Pakistani & unidentified other militants in scores of strikes.
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