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What the 'Serial' Podcast Revealed About Ex-Taliban Captive Bowe Bergdahl
We've reached the final and 11th episode of the second season of the most popular podcast in America, "Serial." This season intricately explored the high-profile case of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. He left his outpost in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban for five years until his
President Obama Grim as He Receives News of Brussels Terror Attacks in White House Photo
In this White House photo, President Barack Obama is grim as he receives an update on this morning's terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium. The president can be seen listening intently as he puts business on hold while on a historic visit to Cuba . He is flanked by National Security Advisor Susan E.
North Korea Missile Launch 'Strongly Condemned' by United Nations Security Council
North Korea 's long-range missile launch has been "strongly" and unanimously condemned by members of the United Nations Security Council today. During an emergency meeting over the launch today, council members "restated their intent to develop significant" new sanctions against North Korea for
North Korea Successfully Launches Long-Range Missile, U.S. Officials Confirm
US officials say North Korea has successfully launched a long-range missile, apparently into space, and condemned the move as another provocation from the country. "U.S. Strategic Command systems detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean missile launch into space" said a statement from
White House: No Indication San Bernardino Shooters Were 'Part of a Broader Terrorist Cell'
The FBI has no indication the San Bernardino shooters were part of a larger terrorist cell, according to a readout of a briefing attended by President Obama today. The White House shared photos of a Situation Room meeting from this morning attended by the president and his national security team.
President Obama: Overcoming Fear 'Most Powerful Tool' to Fight ISIS
The “most powerful tool” to fight ISIS is to prevent the group's recent terror attacks in Paris from injecting fear in communities or governments around the world, President Obama said Sunday during his trip to Malaysia . “We do not succumb to fear,” Obama said during a news conference closing out
White House Fact Checks Ben Carson on Claims of Chinese Military Involvement in Syria
Republican frontrunner Dr. Ben Carson is standing by his claims that the Chinese are militarily involved in the Syria conflict, providing evidence to ABC News that his campaign says supports his controversial remarks at Tuesday night’s republican debate . But according to the White House national
Hillary Clinton's Long-Awaited Benghazi Hearing Marked by Testy Exchanges
Democratic presidential frontrunner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is appearing today before the House Select Committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attack in Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. Washington observers and political junkies have
Five Issues Looming Large Over Chinese President's State Visit
The visit of Pope Francis to Washington this week brought pomp and circumstance to the White House along with cheers and chants from massive crowds throughout the nation’s capital. However, it largely overshadowed what will no doubt be a more tense, and arguably more critical meeting between two
President Obama Hosts Saudi King at the White House
President Obama hosted Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz at the White House today, the first visit since he became king earlier this year. The two leaders' meeting comes as Gulf nations fear the Iran nuclear agreement will destabilize the region through the lifting of sanctions. Despite