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Jury Hears Closing Arguments From Prosecution in Trayvon Martin Murder Case…
A national security advisor told reporters the White House was considering complete withdrawal of U.S troops in Afghanistan after 2014, including non-combat soldiers. Meanwhile, the U.S. and Afghanistan governments debate whether American soldiers will have legal immunity under Afghan law…
Prosecutors released this week more than 200 pages of photos, eyewitness accounts and investigative reports in the case of Trayvon Martin's killing in Florida. The Washington Post's Sari Horwitz tells Margaret Warner that the documents bolster neither the prosecution nor…
Despite a nearly three-week run by the prosecution, John Edwards' defense attorneys rested after two days without calling the former vice presidential nominee, his mistress or daughter to the stand regarding the campaign finance charges he faces. Judy Woodruff and…
Upper Big Branch Miners' Families 'Encouraged' by Prosecutors' Moves…
Two months after former President Hosni Mubarak was forced from office, thousands of protesters defied orders and returned to Cairo's Tahrir Square demanding Mubarak and his family be prosecuted for corruption. Mubarak denied the corruption allegations but was summoned for…
In other news, at least 17 civilians were killed in two separate bombings in Iraq, and the Justice Department is expected to recommend against prosecuting lawyers who authorized harsh interrogations.
President Obama spoke at CIA headquarters Monday, defending his decision to release Bush-era memos on controversial interrogation tactics. Former CIA official Jeffrey Smith and Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights examine how the memos were handled.
As CIA director nominee Leon Panetta undergoes Senate confirmation scrutiny, he faces the job of leading an intelligence agency that is changing course on interrogation tactics and other policies. A former CIA official and a reporter weigh in on the…
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