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Air defense blimps put on guard along the East Coast

By Michael Cochrane
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Defense | Starting next spring, and continuing for another three years, commuters on the Interstate 95 corridor will have to get used to seeing something new in the…

Thinking biblically about torture

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | Lately, a few explosive issues have divided some Christians from their usual co-belligerents on the political right. There have been complaints from the…

Midday Roundup: Medical missionaries among Ebola ‘fighters’ honored by Time

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Persons of the year. A SIM missionary doctor in Liberia graces one of several covers of Time magazine, which this week named “the Ebola fighters” its…

Globe Trot: CIA chief snubs president to defend interrogation tactics

By Mindy Belz
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International | NATIONAL SECURITY: CIA Director John Brennan—in a forceful break with the president—held a press conference yesterday to respond to a Senate report…

Midday Roundup: Six more detainees released from Guantanamo

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Free men. The U.S. government has released six more prisoners from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, sending them to resettle in Uruguay. The men—four Syrians,

GOP leader: Obama’s pick for Pentagon chief has broad support

By Lynde Langdon
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Defense | President Barack Obama has chosen former Pentagon second-in-command Ashton Carter to replace Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense, a senior Republican senator…

Globe Trot: Deadline on nuclear talks with Iran postponed until June

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: Tehran and six Western nations involved in more than a year of negotiations toward limiting Iran’s march toward nuclear weapons capability have missed…

Midday Roundup: Britain asks Twitter, Facebook to help terror fight

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Open up. The head of a British intelligence agency wants more access to Facebook and Twitter, saying the social networks are a vital part of Islamic…

Midday Roundup: Millennial love for Democrats was so last election

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Youth vote. A new poll finds support for Democrats among millennial voters may be slipping. According to the Institute of Politics at Harvard University,

Midday Roundup: U.S. delivers justice for Iraqis slain by Blackwater guards

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Long time coming. A federal jury in Washington on Wednesday convicted four former Blackwater security guards of slaughtering innocent Iraqis in 2007. The…

The return of security moms

By J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2014 | National security concerns are an election force after a decade-long absence

Twitter sues over government surveillance

By Andrew Branch
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National Security | In a new spat over government spying, social media giant Twitter sued the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday over…

 
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