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DC Metro cop is 1st US law enforcement officer charged in terror sting

Law enforcement officers are seen outside the home of Nicholas Young, a Washington Metro Transit Officer, on Wednesday, in Fairfax, Va., Young was arrested at Metro's headquarters in Washington and charged with a single count of attempting to provided material support to a terrorist group. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Prosecutors brought the first-ever federal terrorism charges against a law enforcement officer in the U.S., alleging Wednesday that a patrol officer with the D.C. region’s transit police bought about $250 worth of gift cards for someone he ...

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Md. woman killed in Mali worked to improve global health

French troops, rear, inside the Radisson Blu hotel after an attack by gunmen on the hotel in Bamako, Mali, Friday. Islamic extremists armed with guns and grenades stormed the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital Friday morning, and security forces worked to free guests floor by floor.  (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed)

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a Peace Corps volunteer, expert in global health and the mother of a 7-year-old boy, Anita Ashok Datar devoted her life to caring for and helping others, her family said. Datar, of Takoma Park, Maryland, was ...

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Lawyers: Evidence shows Saudi Arabia aided Sept. 11 hijackers

Lawyers for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks say they have new evidence that agents of Saudi Arabia “directly and knowingly” helped the hijackers, including sworn testimony from the so-called 20th hijacker and from three principals of the U.S. government’s two primary probes of the attacks.

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Boston bombing victim wants to see suspect in court

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hasn’t appeared in court for more than a year. But prosecutors and a man who was severely injured in the bombings say they want to see him in a courtroom soon.

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