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Freed American wanted to stay in North Korea, report says

The U.S. performed a top secret mission in early November to retrieve two prisoners held captive in North Korea. Top spy James Clapper successfully brought Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae back to the states. However, Miller revealed his real intentions Thursday.<p>“I was trying to stay in the country,” …

Ferguson: video shows Darren Wilson arresting man for recording him

Video footage has emerged showing Darren Wilson – the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri – threatening and arresting a resident who refused to stop filming him with a cellphone.<p>Wilson is seen standing near his Ferguson police SUV and …

Michigan Officials: March Same-Sex Marriages From The State Are "Void"

"[I]t is as if the marriages never existed," Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette argues.<p>WASHINGTON — The impact of the shifting court rulings on same-sex couples' marriage rights was made unambiguously clear by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette in a Friday night court filing: "[F]rom a …

Republicans reject government shutdown as a viable option for immigration reform

Republican lawmakers overwhelmingly agreed on Sunday talk shows that shutting down the government to avoid unilateral action by President Barack Obama on immigration is not a good option<p>"I think there's got to be more productive ways for us to be able to impress on the President the need to work …

Tech Q&A: 'Supercookies,' online dating, reliable laptops, and more

<b>Wireless companies track your browsing</b><p><b>Q.</b> I thought I heard on your national radio show that wireless carriers are tracking where people go on their tablet or phone using “supercookies.” I have Verizon. Did I hear correctly?<p><b>A.</b> No need to check your hearing. Researchers found that Verizon adds a …

U.S. Joint Chiefs chairman travels to Iraq

Days after refusing to rule out recommending U.S. combat troops in Iraq, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff made an unexpected trip Saturday to the turbulent Middle Eastern nation to talk with officials there about combating ISIS, an official said.<p>Gen. Martin Dempsey traveled to Iraq "to …

Iran seeks quick relief from U.N. sanctions in nuclear talks

The latest obstacle to the U.S. and five other nations finalizing a nuclear deal with Iran by this month's deadline is an unexpected new demand from Tehran for quick relief from United Nations sanctions.<p>For most of the last nine months of negotiations, Iran and the diplomatic bloc of six world …

Trauma surgeon Mads Gilbert will defy Israeli ban on Gaza entry

A Norwegian trauma surgeon and activist who helped provide life-saving medical care during this summer’s 100-day war in Gaza has said he will defy an Israeli ban on his return.<p>Chief surgeon Mads Gilbert, 67, has spent 15 years treating patients in Gaza and spent 51 days in Shifa hospital earlier …