The U.S. Army has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of detainee abuse in 2003, following a Reveal story that showed a photograph of an Iraqi detainee in a stress position with two smiling soldiers.
Federal air marshals assigned to protect commercial flights across the U.S. were furtively pulled from their assigned flights so they could meet for sexual trysts, get better routes or travel to cities they preferred, current and former employees said.
Former and current air marshals are coming forward to describe a “wheels-up, rings-off” culture rife with adultery, prostitution and other misconduct.
Taxpayers are paying $438,000 each year for an Arizona city to be the middleman between ICE and a Texas private prison for detainees.
The cybersecurity company used a controversial workaround to avoid disclosing diversity data after a majority of shareholders voted for disclosure.
During a speech in late February, President Donald Trump assured a crowd that his administration will take “strong measures to protect our nation from radical Islamic terrorism.” The statement in some ways betrayed a fundamental misunderstanding about terror attacks in the U.S.: They’re more likely to be linked to right-wing extremists than to those acting in the name of Islam.
The federal government has spent a decade chasing a meandering paper trail, with researchers combing through yellowed government files, testing the faded memories of neighbors and perusing the local library as they try to sort out who owns the land.
Although Congress has blocked funding this year to build President Donald Trump’s promised border wall, his administration announced Friday it is moving forward with plans to develop designs.
In this podcast special, Al Letson talks to former top NATO commander Richard Shirreff, who spells out these fears – which are very real for him – in his new novel.