A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. government had properly classified top secret more than 50 images of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden taken after his death, and that the government did not need to release them.
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Officials in Oklahoma City said on Tuesday that 24 bodies were recovered after a devastating tornado, a sharp decline from the 51 deaths they previously reported.
Obama has pledged more transparency on controversial counterterrorism programs, and giving the Pentagon the responsibility for part of the drone program could open it to greater congressional oversight.
Oman is expected to sign a letter of intent to purchase a ground-based air defense system that would help protect against cruise missile or drone attacks, a senior U.S. State Department official told reporters.
The Oklahoma medical examiner said 20 of the 91 expected to have been killed were children. The office had already confirmed 51 dead and had been told by emergency services to expect 40 more bodies found in the debris.
A powerful storm system churning through the US Midwest spawned tornadoes, destroying homes and killing at least one person
Associated Press President and CEO Gary Pruitt called the U.S. Justice Department’s sweeping and secret seizure of journalists’ telephone records “unconstitutional”
Nigel Wright quit after secretly giving a C$90,000 ($87,000) check to Mike Duffy, a member of the upper Senate chamber, to help him cover living expenses he had improperly claimed
Activists protest outside White House calling for immediate closure of controversial jail
People on both sides of the border felt an earthquake originating around the Quebec and Ontario borders, the Canadian government said. Natural Resources Canada gave it a preliminary magnitude of 5.2; the U.S. Geological Survey put it at 4.4.
The 32nd edition of the Turkish Day Parade and Festival, an all-day event that promotes Turkey and its culture in New York, was celebrated with various activities outside the Brooklyn Municipal Building by hundreds of Turkish and American people on Thursday.
Trying to find a diplomatic solution to end Syria's civil war and talks about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will be near the top of his agenda.
Visitors to the festival have the opportunity to wander around many shops and promotional stalls set up in the large arena, where they are able to buy plenty of traditional Turkish goods and taste Turkish food.
"We're going to fix this problem," Hagel told a news conference a day after he and top military leaders met with President Barack Obama
Miller, who was fired by Obama on Wednesday, said the overly aggressive scrutiny of such groups was the result of mismanagement, not partisan politics.
The president asked for $79.4 billion to fund so-called overseas contingency operations in fiscal 2014, which begins Oct. 1, down from his original $88.5 billion request
The collision of the two Metro North trains forced Amtrak to shut down service indefinitely between New York and Boston
The United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety from 2011 to 2020 is dedicated to helping to make roads and vehicles safer worldwide," Ban Ki-moon said.
Al-Nusra's chief Golani is designated global terrorist by US State Department, accused of killing innocent Syrian civilians.
US President Obama said "I don't think anybody in the region would think that US unilateral actions would bring about a better outcome inside of Syria"
A man from Uzbekistan who has been living in Boise, Idaho, was arrested and charged with plotting to support the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan