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US releases Saudi prisoner from Guantanamo Bay

A Saudi citizen who has spent the past 12 years detained at Guantanamo Bay has been released as the U.S. continues attempts to whittle down the prison population at its base in Cuba.

Palestinian Authority accuses Hamas of plotting against it from Turkish headquarters

Israel and Egypt have Hamas pinned inside Gaza after destroying hundreds of tunnels leading out of the Palestinian enclave, but the terrorist group is coordinating its efforts in the West Bank with logistical help from a command center more than 500 miles away in Turkey, according to both Palestinian Authority and Israeli officials.

Official: Ferguson grand jury still reviewing evidence

Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether the panel was still at work or when it would render a decision.

Rural museum's WWII exhibit saved from scope of new gun laws

Tough new gun controls in the state of Washington had the director of a small-town museum ready to pull nearly a dozen guns from a World War II exhibit, until a local firearms dealer helped him ensure the display was legal.

CIA gathered intelligence on weapons to Syria: Benghazi report

A leading Republican wants to expand the House investigation into the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack by adding a Senate probe, as a new House Intelligence Committee report Friday concluded that the initial CIA assessment found no demonstrations prior to the assault and a primary purpose of the CIA operation in eastern Libya was to track the movement of weapons to Syria.

Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails

Lawmakers and congressional aides say federal investigators have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over Internal Revenue Service treatment of tea party groups.

Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails

Lawmakers and congressional aides say federal investigators have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over Internal Revenue Service treatment of tea party groups.

CIA gathered intelligence on weapons to Syria: Benghazi report

A leading Republican wants to expand the House investigation into the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack by adding a Senate probe, as a new House Intelligence Committee report Friday concluded that the initial CIA assessment found no demonstrations prior to the assault and a primary purpose of the CIA operation in eastern Libya was to track the movement of weapons to Syria.

Fools of the Week: Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News

A full two weeks have passed since the accidental whistleblower MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber outed the Obama administration’s underhanded way of getting ObamaCare past the American people.

Texas OKs most new controversial history textbooks amid outcry

Texas' school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation's second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh -- capping months of outcry over lessons some academics say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.

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