militia groups

  • Law enforcement personnel monitor an intersection of closed Highway 395 in Burns, Oregon on January 26, 2016, during a standoff pitting an anti-government militia against the US authorities. One person died in an armed clash with police as they arrested the leaders of a group laying siege to an American wildlife refuge, the FBI said January 26. AFP PHOTO / ROB KERR / AFP / ROB KERR        (Photo credit should read ROB KERR/AFP/Getty Images)
    January 27, 2016  

    Weeks into an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, federal and state officers corralled the anti-government militia leaders during a traffic stop. Gunfire erupted during the confrontation, and the group’s unofficial spokesman was shot and killed. In total, eight were taken into police custody and will face felony charges. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

  • March 12, 2007  

    President Bush visited Guatemala Monday, after pledging Sunday on a stopover in Colombia to seek more aid for the country to fight drug traffickers. Experts discuss the growing drug trade and the administration’s efforts to curtail it. Continue reading