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Is Bergdahl Exchange Really Unprecedented?

The Pentagon's lawyer said the deal to swap the Army sergeant for Taliban prisoners wasn't a first, citing the release of an Army pilot in Somalia. But the man who engineered that release disagrees.

Bergdahl Swap Was 'Extraordinary Situation,' Hagel Says

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told skeptical lawmakers that a "unique set of dynamics" prevented the White House from telling Congress about the deal to swap Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for Taliban prisoners.

Project Eavesdrop: What Passive Surveillance Collects

Over the past year, we've learned a lot about what the National Security Agency can do. Our technology correspondent allowed his phone and Internet activities to be monitored to see what was revealed.

Honored Puerto Rican Army Unit Made A Name For Itself In Korean War

The Army's 65th Infantry Regiment was a segregated military unit, begun in 1899 and composed of Puerto Ricans. President Barack Obama is signing a bill to honor the unit with one of the highest civilian honors, the Congressional Gold Medal.

Green Berets Are Killed In A Possible Case Of Friendly Fire

Five U.S. soldiers were killed in Afghanistan, the result of what might have been friendly fire from an American plane. The deaths, if confirmed, would be the worst case of friendly fire in the war.

With More Veterans Needing Health Care, What Will The Cost Be?

Veterans Affairs has a budget of $160 billion, the second largest in government. Some veterans groups say this isn't enough to meet the rapidly expanding demands placed on the VA health system.

Internal Affairs Chief Fired At U.S. Customs And Border Protection

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, under fire for failing to investigate use of force along the border, ousted its longtime head of internal affairs. The new man in charge is an FBI official.

Project Eavesdrop: An Experiment At Monitoring My Home Office

NPR's Steve Henn, along with two tech experts, allowed Internet traffic through his laptop and cellphone to be monitored. If someone tapped your Internet connection, what would they find out?

Despite Details Of Bergdahl's Captivity, Answers Stay Scattered

As Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl recovers in a Germany hospital, details continue to emerge about his captivity, the circumstances of his initial disappearance and the effect his release has had on the military.

FBI Director Comey Looks Ahead To His Next Nine Years

FBI Director Jim Comey serves for a decade, longer than a president or any other national official. That tenure's designed to insulate the FBI from political influence.