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Nation Oct 09British men accused in beheading of hostages plead not guilty
Authorities say El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Kotey are two of four men dubbed "the Beatles" by their hostages who took note of their British accents.
Politics Oct 07WATCH: U.S. charges ISIS members in deaths of American hostages
Prosecutors are accusing them of involvement in a gruesome campaign of beheadings, torture and other acts of violence against four American hostages in Syria and other captives.
Politics Aug 09States On Hook For Billions Under Trump’s Unemployment Plan
President Trump's executive orders to create more unemployment pay may force states to contribute additional funding.
Nation May 13WATCH: Maryland governor says he’s allowing some counties to reopen at their own pace
Unlike other areas of the country that are itching to reopen, wealthy suburbs in northern Virginia and Maryland are insisting on staying shut down.
Politics Nov 12Stone sought to ‘debrief’ Kushner on DNC email hack, Rick Gates testifies
Rick Gates, who was Donald Trump's deputy campaign chairman, received a text message from Roger Stone on June 15, 2016, asking for Kushner's contact information, so Stone could "debrief" Kushner on developments about the hacked emails.
Economy Jun 20Walmart to pay $282 million over foreign corruption
Walmart faced civil and criminal allegations of overseas corruption, including payment through a Brazilian subsidiary of more than $500,000 to an intermediary known as a "sorceress" for her uncanny ability to make permit problems disappear.
Nation May 23‘American Taliban’ Lindh freed after 17 years in prison
John Walker Lindh, who became known as the "American Taliban" after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001, was released Thursday from a federal prison in Indiana.
Nation May 22‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh to be released
After being in prison for nearly two decades, John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free.
Nation May 10Chelsea Manning released from jail on contempt charge
Manning's freedom may be short-lived. She was released only because the grand jury's term expired.
Nation Apr 22Appeals court rejects Chelsea Manning’s effort to leave jail
Manning has been jailed at the Alexandria Detention Center since March 8 after refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks.