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The Boston Marathon Bombings raised many fears and questions. Two notable questions emerged, “who is responsible for these attacks?” and “what/who is a reliable news source?”
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 10:16

Boston Bombings, a Setup?

The father of the suspected Boston bombers insisted in an interview published Monday that his sons Tamerlan and Dzhokhar were innocent and could not have carried out the bombings.
The US readied a package Saturday of up to $130m in non-lethal military aid to Syrian opposition forces while European countries consider easing an arms embargo, moves that could further …
Saturday, 20 April 2013 16:55

U.S. Report Urges Review of Iran Policy

A panel of former senior American officials and outside experts, including several who recently left the Obama administration, issued a surprisingly critical assessment of American diplomacy toward Iran, urging President …
The FBI says it would like to interview two men seen in at least one video from the Boston Marathon. However, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano hesitated to call them …
With the Boston Marathon bombings less than 24 hours old, some on Capitol Hill are beginning to say the attack shows why Congress should’ve stopped automatic spending cuts from taking …
Following the Boston Marathon bombings, news began to spread of a US government cellphone network shutdown. While the claims were quickly shown to be false, a secret federal rule does, …
The head of the Red Cross has urged the Obama administration to mend the situation in Guantanamo that has compelled prisoners to starve themselves, and criticized force-feeding as a solution …
For a long time, drones - unmanned aircraft - were used only by the military. Now local law enforcement wants them for police work such as surveillance and search-and-rescue missions.
The US wars in Afghanistan and Iraq will cost taxpayers up to $6 trillion, “the most expensive wars in US history,” a new report has revealed, adding that these campaigns …
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be linked to more than the combat of war, but also to actions that violate a soldier’s sense of morality, according to new research.
A set of lawsuits filed last week against U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) allege that CBP agents have engaged in widespread abuse, including excessive use of force, unlawful detention, …
Since the early days of our republic, the Attorney General (AG) of the United States has served as the chief lawyer for the government, entrusted with ensuring that the nation’s …
Sunday, 17 March 2013 13:25

Obama: 'There Is No Debt Crisis'

The United States is roughly $17 trillion in debt, but President Barack Obama says there’s no reason to worry.
Even as it faces budget cuts and forced employee furloughs, the Pentagon is spending nearly a $1 billion a year on a program that sends unemployment checks to former troops …
For the first time since President Barack Obama was re-elected, administration officials this week formally answered questions about human rights violations at the Guantanamo Bay detention center for suspected terrorists, …
The US has not provided evidence of Beijing's alleged cyber offensives. President Obama said the US is engaging in “tough talk” with China over its alleged conduct of cyber-attacks against …
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday accused the Taliban and the U.S. of working in concert to convince Afghans that violence will worsen if most foreign troops leave — an …
New York City’s literacy rates are on the decline: nearly 80 percent of high school graduates lack basic skills like reading, writing and math and are required to relearn them …
Anti-war activists affiliated with the Occupy Movement in the US have lent their support to Iran’s nuclear energy program.