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Journalist Interviews, Films 'Al Qaeda In Yemen'

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad traveled deep into al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) territory to find out what the organization has to say for itself for his documentary, Al Qaeda In Yemen. He shares AQAP's response to U.S. and Yemeni military attacks and how the group controls the city of Jaar.
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The ocean's tiniest inhabitants — including bacteria, plankton, krill — are food for most everything that swims or floats. Now, scientists have completed a count of this vast and diverse hidden world.
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Congressional Stalemate Threatens To Kill Phone Data Program

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