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Report Points To ‘Dangerous Militarization’ Of U.S. Law Enforcement

Report Points To ‘Dangerous Militarization’ Of U.S. Law EnforcementU.S. law enforcement at all levels has undergone a dangerous militarization in recent years the American Civil Liberties Union says in a new report.

U.S. To Open Immigrant Family Detention Centers In Response To Influx

U.S. To Open Immigrant Family Detention Centers In Response To InfluxCiting a rise in the number of children and families attempting to immigrate into the Southwestern U.S. illegally, the Obama administration says it will use new detention facilities to house the families.

Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In Beiji

Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In BeijiIn an attempt to stop the juggernaut advance of the Sunni extremist group ISIS, Iraq's central government says the fight for the country's largest oil refinery is far from over.

U.S. Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Attack In Benghazi

U.S. Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Attack In BenghaziThe United States has captured a militant suspected of leading the terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, said Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby.

Insurgent Group Claims Large Part Of Major Iraqi City

Insurgent Group Claims Large Part Of Major Iraqi CityOvernight in Iraq, the al-Qaida splinter group ISIS overtook large parts of Mosul, one of the country's most populous cities.

Possible Friendly-Fire Incident Kills 5 Americans In Afghanistan

Possible Friendly-Fire Incident Kills 5 Americans In AfghanistanFive U.S. service members died in southern Afghanistan in a possible case of friendly fire. Afghan media are citing a local official who says the troops' air support mistakenly bombed their position.

70 Years After A Crucial Invasion, World Honors D-Day

70 Years After A Crucial Invasion, World Honors D-DayWorld leaders are gathered in France to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the day some 150,000 Allied troops landed in Normandy and began the liberation of France and Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II.

Taliban Release Video Of Handoff That Freed Bergdahl

Taliban Release Video Of Handoff That Freed BergdahlA Black Hawk helicopter swoops in to pick up Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a valley in Afghanistan, in a video of the handover of the American prisoner of war that was posted online early Wednesday.

Hagel Defends Trade of Guantanamo Prisoners For U.S. Soldier

Hagel Defends Trade of Guantanamo Prisoners For U.S. SoldierA day after Taliban officials handed him over to a group of American Special Forces, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is now receiving a medical evaluation at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.

America’s Strength Extends Beyond Its Military, Obama Says

America’s Strength Extends Beyond Its Military, Obama SaysAmerican leadership in the 21st century will be defined in part by the nation's military strength, "but only in part," President Obama said in a wide-ranging interview with NPR about his foreign policy priorities.