Federal prosecutors say Christopher Paul Hasson had acquired a cache of weapons and ammunition in an attempt to launch a domestic terrorist attack. Over the years, Hasson honed a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures.
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2017 graduation and commissioning ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy. An anonymous Pentagon survey found that 747 students at the Navy, Army and Air Force academies experienced unwanted sexual contact during the past year, a nearly 50 percent increase from a similar survey taken two years earlier.
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Tony Mendez, the former CIA officer who rescued six American diplomats from revolutionary Iran in 1980, died Saturday. He's shown here in 2012 in Washington, D.C., at the premiere of Argo, a filmbased on his operation in Iran.
American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi sits in a studio in Tehran where she works for Iran's state television. She was arrested Sunday during a visit to the U.S., her family says. She is testifying behind closed doors to a grand jury in Washington, D.C., in an unspecified case, a U.S. judge said Friday.
A security force member walks outside a shuttered restaurant Thursday in Manbij, Syria, the site of a suicide attack that killed more than a dozen people, including four Americans, a day earlier. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
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CIA Director Gina Haspel, speaking at the University of Louisville in September, says she wants to send more undercover officers overseas. Many in the intelligence world says this has become more challenging in an era of universal surveillance.
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