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WASHINGTON (AP) — New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would restrict the ability of the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to take into account religion, national origin and other characteristics during investigations. But they would...
Luke Somers, an American who was killed during a rescue attempt against his al-Qaida captors in Yemen, had been working as a freelance photographer and editor in that country, and those who knew him say he had "wanderlust" and was drawn to new experiences. Lucy Somers told The...
Luke Somers, an American who was killed during a rescue attempt against his al-Qaida captors in Yemen, had been working as a freelance photographer and editor in that country, and those who knew him say he had "wanderlust" and was drawn to new experiences. Lucy Somers told The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Could one of the nation's longest-running church-state conflicts be nearing a conclusion? As part of a bill setting defense policy, Congress would authorize the defense secretary to transfer a scenic parcel of federal land in the La Jolla section of San Diego,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would restrict the ability of the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to take into account religion, national origin and other characteristics during investigations. But they would...
LONDON (AP) — The sister and father of an American photojournalist taken hostage by al-Qaida in Yemen have added their public pleas for his captors to spare his life. Luke Somers was kidnapped in September 2013 in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, where he had been working as a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would exempt agents from the Homeland Security Department who do border checks and screen passengers at airports. But the guidelines would also restrict the ability of the FBI and other...
LONDON (AP) — The sister and father of an American photojournalist taken hostage by al-Qaida in Yemen have added their public pleas for his captors to spare his life. Luke Somers was kidnapped in September 2013 in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, where he had been working as a...
Protesters around the country rallied for a third day Friday over a New York grand jury's decision to not indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man. Hundreds of protesters marched and many briefly laid down in Macy's flagship store, Grand...