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Krishnadev Calamur is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he oversees news coverage. He is a former editor and reporter at NPR and the author of Murder in Mumbai.
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Trump Picks Governor Nikki Haley to Be U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.

November 23, 2016 South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, the daughter of Indian immigrants who rose to national prominence following her actions after last year’s shooting at a black church in Charleston, is President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Haley, a Republican who would be Trump’s...

Donald Trump's Choice for National Security Adviser Has One Priority: Combatting 'Radical Islamic Terrorism'

November 18, 2016 Michael Flynn, the retired Army lieutenant general and former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) whom Donald Trump has picked to be his national security adviser, is known for his long and distinguished military career, his unceremonious exit from the DIA, and for his controversial views on Islam, torture,...

Donald Trump's Denial of His Reported Remarks on the Balkans

October 13, 2016 Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, is denying remarks attributed to his campaign that he called the bombing of Serbia in the 1990s “a mistake.” “Mr. Trump never gave an interview to the Serbian weekly magazine Nedeljnikasas falsely reported by the discredited Newsweek, nor was such an interview conducted through...

14 Days in Solitary for Chelsea Manning

September 23, 2016 A prison disciplinary board in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, has sentenced Chelsea Manning to 14 days in solitary confinement for her suicide attempt in July and for possessing a book deemed prohibited, the transgender soldier and her attorney said on Twitter. I was convicted of "Conduct Which Threatens" for my suicide...

The FBI's Impersonation of an AP Editor

September 16, 2016 The Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General says no rules were violated when an FBI agent posed as an editor for The Associated Press in 2007 while investigating bomb threats near Seattle. In a report released Thursday, the watchdog said: We found that Department and FBI policies in effect...

The End of Chelsea Manning's Hunger Strike

September 14, 2016 Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier who leaked classified information to WikiLeaks and is serving a 35-year sentence is Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, is ending the hunger strike she began last week after the U.S. Army agreed to let her have the medically prescribed treatment for her gender dysphoria. The news was...

SpaceX's 'Difficult and Complex' Failure

September 9, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Elon Musk, the SpaceX founder, says last week’s explosion of the Falcon 9 rocket in Cape Canaveral, Florida, days before a scheduled launch, is “turning out to be the most difficult and complex failure we have ever had in 14 years.” SpaceX had called the Sept. 1 explosion “an anomaly...

Will the U.S. Extradite Fethullah Gulen?

August 24, 2016 The U.S. State Department said Tuesday the government of Turkey formally sought the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, the Pennsylvania-based cleric whom Ankara has accused of masterminding last month’s coup attempt. “We can confirm now that Turkey has requested the extradition of Gulen,” Mark Toner, the State Department spokesman, said. He...

A San Diego Officer Is Killed

July 29, 2016 SDPD confirms suspect in custody after 2 officers were shot. Search continues for other possible suspects @CBS8 pic.twitter.com/LOhECd9xoK — Richard Allyn (@RichardCBS8) July 29, 2016 One San Diego police officer was killed and another wounded late Thursday, the department said. The lone suspect is in custody after a manhunt in...

Meeting Refugee Goals

July 13, 2016 The U.S. is one step closer to meeting its goal of accepting 10,000 Syrian refugees this fiscal year. The U.S. State Department, in new figures released Tuesday, said 2,406 Syrian refugees entered the country in June. Over the previous eight months, a total of 2,805 Syrians were accepted. In all,...