U.S. special forces

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    February 24, 2015  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, the Justice Department announced that they found insufficient evidence to charge George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin in a civil rights case. Also, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald apologized for falsely claiming he had served in the special forces. Continue reading

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    December 7, 2014  

    U.S. special forces tried to rescue photojournalist Luke Somers from al-Qaida militants on Saturday, but the kidnappers shot Somers and another hostage, South African teacher Pierre Korkie, before the soldiers could get to them. Both hostages died. Adam Entous of the Wall Street Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington to discuss the failed mission. Continue reading

  • The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames during a protest by an armed group in this file photo taken September 11, 2012. Photo by Esam Al-Fetori/Reuters
    June 17, 2014  

    U.S. special forces, with the help of the FBI, apprehended Abu Khattala, one of the suspected ring leaders of the 2012 embassy attack in Benghazi, Libya. Khattala is the first accused perpetrator of the attacks to be taken into U.S. custody. Jeffrey Brown discusses the details of the capture with The Washington Post’s Karen DeYoung, who first broke the story. Continue reading