A shot fired by a British Army sniper at a suspected Taliban fighter in Afghanistan last December killed not just the man in the marksman’s sights but also five other men who were thought to be militant soldiers, The Telegraph reports.
Hoping it will be “a dignified and reverential setting,” the soon-to-be-opened National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York City says approximately 8,000 unidentified remains of those who died in the 2001 terrorist attacks in Manhattan are returning “to the sacred ground of the World Trade Center site.”
The United States has the capability to record “100 percent” of a country’s phone calls, The Washington Post reports today citing people “with direct knowledge” and documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
A long-running case with great symbolism for the immigration debate in the country has likely come to an end today: The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from a Dallas suburb over its stringent laws against illegal immigrants.
An admiral of Iran’s Northern Navy Fleet said warships under his command have been dispatched to skirt U.S. maritime borders for the first time, in tit-for-tat move aimed at protesting the U.S. naval presence in the Persian Gulf.