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What Happens To Guantanamo Detainees After Their Release

Bowe Bergdahl's release from Taliban custody has raised fresh questions about Guantanamo prisoners. Correspondent Dina Temple-Raston tells NPR's Rachel Martin what happens after their release.
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Obama's First-Term Military Moves Give Way To Second-Term Caution

In his first term, the president launched a troop surge in Afghanistan, stepped up drone strikes and ordered the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. In his second term, he's been reluctant to use force.
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The Long-Range Staying Power Of The B-52

The B-52 bomber has recently undergone an overhaul of its communications systems. The aircraft has remained in continuous service since 1955. We look at what makes it so remarkable and enduring.
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Vets Bring A 'Level Of Selflessness' To Service In Congress

The number of veterans in Congress is at its lowest since World War II. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Seth Lynn of the Veterans Campaign about how he's trying to get those numbers back up.
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Obama Returns To U.S. To Face Prisoner Release Issue

This week the veterans health care scandal gave way to a new political storm over the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, as Washington editor Ron Elving tells NPR's Scott Simon.
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@CIA Tweets; Internet Explodes In Not-So-Covert Sarcasm

The agency has probably been on Twitter before, but its first public tweet was cloaked in tongue-in-cheek humor.
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NBA Finals: Did The Heat Take Down Miami?

A faulty air conditioning system spiked temperatures during the first game of the NBA finals, and the San Antonio Spurs took the win. The Barbershop guys talk sports, politics and pop culture.
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Explaining The Bergdahl Swap Hasn't Been Obama's Finest Hour

Some aspects of how Obama and his team told the world about the trade for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl have raised eyebrows, even among congressional allies, prompting questions like: What were they thinking?
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'New York Times' Editor: Losing Snowden Scoop 'Really Painful'

Edward Snowden didn't trust The New York Times with his revelations about the NSA because the paper initially spiked an earlier story about the warrantless wiretapping of Americans.
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One Year Later, Snowden Still Evades U.S. Charges

One year ago Thursday, Edward Snowden leaked National Security Agency documents revealing details of its surveillance program. The Obama administration still considers Snowden a fugitive from justice and wants him to return to the U.S.

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