Six days after 9/11, the FBI’s raid on a Detroit sleeper cell signaled America’s resolve to fight terrorism. But, despite a celebrated conviction, there was one problem — they’d gotten it wrong.
Click here to watch The Sleeper Cell That Wasn’t, about the first major terrorism trial after 9/11.
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Forty-two years ago when President Richard Nixon vowed to make curing cancer a national crusade, many anticipated quick results. Since then, the United States government has spent over $100 billion on cancer research. But how far have we come in the War on Cancer? Find out by watching the latest Retro Report.
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In the wake of the 1993 hit movie Free Willy, activists and fans campaigned to release the movie’s star – a captive killer whale named Keiko — and launched a story Hollywood couldn’t invent.
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To visit the Norwegian fjords, long arms of the sea formed by glacial erosion, begin in Bergen, a cheerful port city surrounded by seven mountains. The city’s historic center wraps around a bay crowded with sailboats. Old wooden houses in reds and yellows line the water. At the market, local fishermen offer a smorgasbord of smoked salmon, herring, spiced whale meat, moose and reindeer sausage, and the city’s best fast food: salmon curry. Steep cobblestone streets are lined with bars, cafes and souvenir shops selling antlers and thick Norwegian sweaters.
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“I’m not singing in the choir that there’s a big crisis in classical music. I don’t see that it’s so severe,” said Beyer. “You shouldn’t be scared.”
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Military sexual assault is not a new phenomenon. A second look at the Tailhook scandal in 1991 reveals what happened then. And what it all means now.
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Today, the ruling majority in the Armenian Parliament voted to remove Oskanian’s parliamentary immunity, in order to charge him with expropriating funds and money laundering. If convicted, Oskanian could face four to 12 years in prison. The Armenian government can, at any time, freeze the Civilitas bank account and office resources, essentially shutting down the foundation, putting over 60 people out of work, and putting an end to the many successful development projects they have started in the country.
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