NSA Ends Bulk Collection of Phone Data Program

In this June 6, 2013 file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. National Security Agency, or NSA, on Sunday ended its controversial program of bulk collection of telephone data, exposed in 2013 by former employee turned whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The NSA surveillance ended after a new law, the U.S.A. Freedom Act, enacted by President Barack Obama was passed in June and entered int... more

Iraq Veteran One of the Victims in Colorado Clinic Shootings

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The two civilians killed in Friday's shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic were identified by authorities and family members on Sunday. Jennifer Markovsky, 35, was accompanying a friend to the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic when she was killed in the shooting rampage, her father told The Denver Post. John Ah-King said sh... more

Suicide Vest Found In Paris Raises Possible Link to Suspect

Rescue workers and medics work by victims in a Paris restaurant, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

PARIS — A street cleaner on Monday found an explosive vest similar to those used in the Paris attacks near the place where a fugitive suspect's cellphone was found, raising the possibility that he aborted his mission, either ditching a malfunctioning vest or fleeing in fear. Authorities said the device, which did not have a detonator, was foun... more

Turkey Won't Apologize to Russia over Warplane Downing

Turkish and Russian military officers salute as a Turkish honour guard carry the coffin of Russian pilot Lt. Col. Oleg Peshkov into a Russian transport plane at Esenboga Airport in Ankara, Turkey, Nov. 30, 2015. (Turkish Military, via AP)

BRUSSELS — Turkey won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, the Turkish prime minister said Monday, stressing that the military was doing its job defending the country's airspace. Ahmet Davutoglu also said Turkey hopes Moscow will reconsider economic sanctions announced against Turkish interests following last... more

AC-130 Crew Members, Ground Troops Punished for Kunduz Hospital Strike

Fires burn in part of the Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in Kanduz, Afghanistan, after it was hit by an air strike on October 3, 2015 Photo: Medecins Sans Frontieres via Agence France Press

Several U.S. Special Operations air and ground team members have been suspended  for a stunning and fatal series of mistakes that resulted in an AC-130 gunship repeatedly hitting the wrong target in the Kunduz hospital strike last month that killed 30 people, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday. "No nation does more to prevent civi... more

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