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Congress Briefed On Iran Threat
Ranking members of Congress have been given updates from the White House on the alleged threat from Iran after complaining they had been kept out of the loop.
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Iran Claims Rights To Respond To 'Unacceptable' U.S. Sanctions, Escalation
By Aya Batrawy and Mari Yagamuchi, AP
At the root of the recent spike in tensions appears to be Trump’s decision a year ago to pull out of the nuclear deal.
Joshua Roberts / Reuters
Trump Vetoes Bill To End U.S. Support For Saudis In Yemen War
The bill passed with bipartisan support in the House and Senate.
Mohammad Ismail / Reuters
3 Americans Killed, Contractor Injured In Roadside Blast In Afghanistan
By Idrees Ali, Reuters
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which left three American soldiers dead and one Afghan contractor injured.
This Vietnam Vet Had PTSD For Years — And He Didn’t Know It
Years after Tucker Smallwood returned home and found success as an actor, he was was diagnosed with PTSD.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
Ocasio-Cortez Slams The 'Racial Injustice' Of The Cannabis Business As White Men Profit
The New York congresswoman suggests "affirmative-action licensing" to mitigate the "racial wealth gap" in areas that paid the price of the war on drugs.
Trump Pushes Executing Drug Dealers Amid Declaration Of National Border Emergency
"You can end the drug problem," the president said. "You can end it a lot faster than you think."
Jimmy Kimmel Hails Donald Trump's 'War On Christmas' Victory With Spoof Kids Book
“If I’m powerful enough to stare at an eclipse, I can put ‘Merry Christmas’ on everyone’s lips."
What 'Make America Great Again' And 'Merry Christmas' Have In Common
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Making a fuss over holiday greetings tells us way more about your race and politics than your religion.
Thomas Peter / Reuters
China Is Using U.S. 'War On Terror' Rhetoric To Justify Detaining 1 Million People
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
The U.S. now wants to punish China for its treatment of a Muslim minority group. In 2002, it let Chinese officials interrogate members of the community at Guantanamo Bay.
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George H.W. Bush White House Once Ordered Drug Buy From Teen For Presidential TV Stunt
A black high schooler was sentenced to 10 years in prison over the incident that has recirculated after the president's death.
Harrowing Red Cross Holiday Ad Shows Santa Searching For Missing Girl In War Zone
The International Committee of the Red Cross spot is titled "The One Gift Santa Can't Deliver."
Last Surviving Khmer Rouge Leaders Found Guilty Of Genocide
By Sopheng Cheang, AP
Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were sentenced to life in prison.
The Stories War Tells Me A Veteran And Parent
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So many years later, fragmented memories from my time in Afghanistan still flood my head when I least expect them.
Rafiq Maqbool, AP
Why American Leaders Insist On Fighting Losing Wars
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Hint: they’re winning in other ways.
He Got Out Of Guantanamo 2 Years Ago. Now He Fears He May Be Deported And Killed.
Mansoor Adayfi lives under near-constant surveillance in Serbia and his legal status in the country is uncertain.
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Trump’s Guantanamo Plan Could Force Court Battle Over Legality Of ISIS War
The government is relying on a shaky legal basis for bombing the Islamic State.
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John McCain's Victims Are A Part Of His Story
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Don't let them be erased.
Naif Rahma / Reuters
Saudi-Led Airstrikes Kill Dozens, Including Bus Full Of Children, In Yemen
By Aziz El Yaakoub, Reuters
“Scores killed, even more injured, most under the age of 10," said an aid agency official.
Whoopi Goldberg To Meghan McCain On 'The View': The 'War On Christmas' Is 'B.S.'
Donald Trump has argued it's once again safe to say "merry Christmas" instead of "happy holidays."
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Trump Is Fighting The 'War On Christmas' In July And Twitter Is Fighting Back
"Are we in some bad 'Twilight Zone' episode?"
Trump To Iranian President Rouhani : “Be Cautious”
President Trump threatened Iran in a late-night, all-caps tweet.
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Islamic State Fighters In Afghanistan Kill At Least 15 Taliban
The attack occurred during a prayer ceremony at the house of a Taliban commander in northern Afghanistan.
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Russia Committed An Act Of War And Trump Won't Talk About It
The facts are undeniable. Yet the president continues to deny it.
Trump Administration: We Can Keep Guantanamo Prisoners Locked Up For 100 Years
That leaves some of the current detainees stuck in a legal "no man's land," a federal judge said.
Parwiz Parwiz / Reuters
Suicide Bomber Detonates Near Jalalabad Gas Station, Killing At Least 10
“Most of the victims were children, who were working in a car wash close to the suicide bombing site."
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