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.
Jane Doe said in a statement: “People I don’t even know are trying to make me change my mind. I made my decision and that is between me and God.”
The ruling is the first test of a Trump administration policy of denying abortion access for immigrant minors in federally funded shelters.
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.
Policy analysts say more agents and improved technology would be better protection than a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Some current and former border officials say a new vast barrier would do little to help agents secure much of the 1,300 miles of remote border that la