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Supreme Court Hears Challenge to Wiretaps Law

The Supreme Court heard a challenge to a federal law, enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, that authorized intercepting international communications involving Americans.


Weakened, al-Qaida in Afghanistan tries comeback

Afghan War

A diminished but resilient al-Qaida, whose 9/11 attacks drew America into its longest war, is attempting a comeback in Afghanistan's mountainous east even as U.S. and allied forces wind down their combat mission and concede a small but steady toehold to the terrorist group....


Secret of the Taliban's success

The Taliban hit back with a vengeance following the US-led invasion of 2001.


Osama bin Laden is dead

Osama bin Laden is dead

The founder and spiritual figurehead for al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, is dead. President Barack Obama said in an address from the White House that a small team of Americans carried out the operation to kill bin Laden in Pakistan, and that cooperation from Pakistani authorities was crucial.


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