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WikiLeaks Whistleblower Manning Sues Defense Dept. For Gender Treatment

Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning is suing the Defense Department for hormone therapy.

09/24/2014

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US Naval Academy Works On Accrediting Cyber Major

A U.S. Naval Academy dean said Monday that he hopes cybersecurity, a field of increasing importance to national security and civilian computer networks, can be accredited as a major by the time the academy’s first cybersecurity students graduate in 2016.

09/08/2014

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FBI Director Visits Baltimore Field Office

The new director of the FBI is emphasizing the agency’s commitment to combat terrorism and fostering strong partnerships with local law enforcement.

06/17/2014

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Bill Clinton Discusses Privacy, National Security

Former President Bill Clinton described Edward Snowden as “sort of an imperfect messenger,” who has raised questions about whether the nation can use technology to protect national security without destroying liberty and right to privacy.

04/09/2014

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Md. Firm Helping To Make Nation Secure

A table at e-End holds jars full of tiny pieces of metal and plastic that were once cellphones, rifles and even body armor.

12/21/2013

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Defense Rebuts Evidence That WikiLeaks Posed Security Threat

Lawyers for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning are calling witnesses to rebut prosecution evidence that the government secrets he gave to WikiLeaks posed a national security threat.

07/09/2013

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Manning’s WikiLeaks Court-Martial Enters 3rd Week

Prosecutors are moving quickly through the court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning.

06/17/2013

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Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.

10/22/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Appealing To Women Voters!

With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.

10/17/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

Michele Bachmann (R-MN) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Bachmann’s Muslim Brotherhood Concerns In Obama Administration Shouldn’t Be Silenced

Don’t drop last week’s controversial headlines regarding U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and four other GOP House members who said that President Barack Obama’s administration has connections to the Muslim Brotherhood so fast.

07/30/2012

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

GI Largely Barred From Discussing WikiLeaks Harm

A military judge on Thursday largely barred an Army private from presenting evidence at his trial that the mountain of classified information he’s accused of leaking did little harm to U.S. national security and foreign relations.

07/19/2012

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