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Dashiell Bennett

Defense

A Second Texas Healthcare Worker Has Ebola

The unidentified hospital employee also treated the first U.S. patient who died last week in Dallas.

Defense

New Book Claims CIA Guards Were Told to Stand Down During Benghazi Attack

Five members of a private security team say an unidentified CIA station chief ordered them not to intervene (against their protests) as the consulate was under attack by militants.

Defense

British Intelligence Reportedly IDs James Foley's Executioner

"Jihad John" is believed to be Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, a 23-year-old from London who went to Syria to join Islamist forces last year.

Defense

Autopsy Report Says Michael Brown Shot Twice in the Head

Attorney General Eric Holder has ordered a federal medical examiner to do a separate, independent examination.

Defense

Police Just Missed a Chance to Stop the LAX Shooter at His Home

Note indicates killer deliberately targeted TSA agents, because he distrusted the government and wanted to 'instill fear into their traitorous minds.'

Management

This Sad Kid at the Zoo Is Now the Defining Image of the Shutdown

Prepare to feel heartbroken.

Defense

Reports: Al-Qaeda Has Gone Quiet Since Surveillance Leaks

News scoops have exposed spy methods.

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Defense

Obama Has 'Grave Concerns,' but No Action Yet on Egypt and Syria

President continues to speak the language of caution and diplomacy.

Management

The CIA Laid Off the People Who Declassify Their Secrets

Agency has disbanded its Historical Collections Division due to sequestration.

Defense

Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison

Manning was convicted last month on charges of theft and violations of the Espionage Act.

Defense

U.S. Evacuates a Consulate in Pakistan

Officials say the threat is unrelated to vague threats that closed embassies in the last week.

Defense

Friends of the Tsarnaev Brothers Indicted by Grand Jury

Two men allegedly tried to hide evidence after learning Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a suspect.

Defense

U.S. and Britain Evacuate Their Embassies In Yemen

Move comes after an American drone strike killed at least four suspected al-Qaeda militants there.

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Oversight

Man Gets $4 Million from the DEA After Being Locked Up for Days Without Water

Agents placed the student in a 5-by-10-foot holding cell for nearly five days without checking on him.

Oversight

Congress Sets a New Record for Being Hated

In a new poll, more than 80 percent of respondents disapprove of Congress.

Defense

Ex-CIA Agent Convicted of Kidnapping Terror Suspects Is Arrested in Panama

Arrest opens the possibility he could be sent to prison for an 'extraordinary rendition.'

Defense

A New Reconstruction of the Deadly Night in Benghazi

Fresh details won't necessarily answer the larger questions about the attack.