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Senate confirms Mayorkas to Homeland Security Dept

12/20/2013 8:25am
The Senate has confirmed immigration director Alejandro Mayorkas to be the No. 2 official at the Department of Homleand Security.

US officials: drone targeted embassy plot leader

12/20/2013 12:10pm
U.S. and Yemeni officials say the target of a Dec. 12th drone strike in Yemen was the ringleader behind the summer plot that shuttered 19 diplomatic posts across Africa and the Mideast. But he was only wounded, and escaped, while up to a dozen others were killed.

Missing contractor's family meets with FBI chief

12/20/2013 6:14pm
Family members of the American missing in Iran for four years have met with FBI Director James Comey.

Govt drops objection to publishing secret opinion

12/20/2013 6:18pm
The Obama administration has dropped its objection to the publication of a secret court opinion on the law that authorizes the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records.

Kerry calls for end to violence in South Sudan

12/20/2013 7:59pm
Secretary of State John Kerry says peace is the only option for South Sudan as the African nation endures a wave of targeted ethnic violence.