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Panel Finds FBI Made Strides After 9/11, But Must Speed Reforms

An independent review of how the FBI implemented the recommendations made in the 9/11 Commission Report also says new threats to the U.S. challenged the bureau's "change-resistant culture."
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Report: Israel Spied On U.S. Nuclear Talks With Iran

The Wall Street Journal says Israel spied on the talks and passed on the information to U.S. lawmakers in the hopes of undermining the deal. Israel denies spying on the talks.
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Nuclear Experts Remain Optimistic About Iranian Negotiations

Arms control experts are sounding upbeat Monday at the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., as a deadline approaches on the Iranian nuclear talks.
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ISIS Issues 'Wanted' List Of 100 U.S. Military Personnel

U.S. defense and intelligence officials tell NPR that the list appears to have been derived from publicly available sources and not a breach of a government server.
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Gen. Allen: Iran's Involvement Complicates Anti-ISIS Effort

Host Rachel Martin speaks with reporter Teri Schultz about her exclusive interview with Gen. John Allen, the man charged with U.S. efforts to counter the self-described Islamic State.
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Afghan President Makes First Official Visit To Washington

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani comes to Washington looking for help getting through this year's fighting season. With American attention shifting to other conflicts, that could be a tough sell.
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Judge Rules U.S. Must Release Photos Of Prisoner Abuse In Iraq, Afghanistan

The ACLU has fought for years for the release of photos documenting abuse in prisons like Abu Ghraib. The government argues releasing the photos would pose a threat to American military.
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2 Men Convicted In Canada In 2013 Train Derailment Plot

Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier were found guilty on terrorism-related charges for a plan to derail a passenger train traveling from New York to Toronto.
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Kerry Cites Progress In Iran Talks, Saying Deal Is Possible

The secretary of state says all sides appear to be getting closer to an agreement, although he acknowledges remaining differences.
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Expert: Iran Has Territorial Ambitions

The U.S. and its international partners continue nuclear negotiations with Iran. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Yale professor Stephen Carter about Iran's position in the Middle East.

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