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J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States, gives a speech during a testimony before the Senate Internal Security Committee, on Nov. 17, 1953, in Washington. (credit: BOB MULLIGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

US Trained Alaskans As Secret ‘Stay-Behind Agents’ As They Feared Russian Invasion During Early Cold War Years

Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show.

09/01/2014

File photo of John Walker Lindh. (credit: Alexandria County Sheriff's Department/Getty Images)

US-Born Taliban Fighter Wins Prison Prayer Lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled that a convicted Taliban fighter should be allowed to pray daily in a group with other Muslim inmates at their high-security prison in Indiana.

01/11/2013

The Israeli military launch a missile from the Iron Dome defense missile system, designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod following the firing of rockets from the Gaza Strip on Nov. 16, 2012.  (Photo credit: DAVID BUIMOVITCH/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Talks With Netanyahu On Gaza Attacks

President Barack Obama spoke separately to Israeli and Egyptian leaders Friday night as violence escalated in Gaza and Israel signaled a possible ground invasion.

11/16/2012

An Iraqi soldier looks at the burning shell of a car, one of a series of car bombs targeting army and police patrols in Kirkuk and the eponymous province's towns of Tuz Khurmatu and Dibis which killed at least five people and wounded 20 others on July 23, 2012. (credit: MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/GettyImages)

Fed Agency: Hundreds Of Americans Killed On Iraq Rebuilding Projects

In the first tally of its kind, a federal investigative agency has calculated that at least 719 people, nearly half of them Americans, were killed working on projects to rebuild Iraq following the U.S. invasion in 2003.

07/27/2012

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