Osama bin Laden
Filmmakers have been making movies based on real events forever. But because three fact-based films are in contention, the issue has come to the forefront of this year’s Oscar race: Does the audience deserve the truth, the whole truth and nothing but?
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Calling it “the honor of my life,” Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said farewell to the U.S. military, capping a venerated public service career that spanned four decades.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Chastain easily outmuscled Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mark Wahlberg over the weekend, topping the North American box office with her supernatural horror film “Mama.”
NEW YORK (AP) — In this year’s Oscar nominations, the director’s seat was the hot seat. In the now heavily analyzed awards season, unequivocal snubs have become less common as the field is more accurately predicted. But that changed today.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the CIA, two potentially controversial picks for his second-term national security team.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney says he praises rival President Barack Obama for ordering the raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, but adds that the United States “can’t kill our […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A new book says President Barack Obama hoped to put Osama bin Laden on trial if he had surrendered during a U.S. raid. In a book on the raid that killed bin […]
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) – A Michigan man who authorities say attacked two men because he believed they were Muslims has been ordered to write a report on the history of Hinduism. Bay County Circuit […]
CAIRO (AP) – The leader of al-Qaida has confirmed the death of the group’s second-in-command in a U.S. drone strike in June. In a video posted late Monday on militant websites, al-Qaida chief Ayman Al-Zawahri […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. John Kerry’s speech to the Democratic National Convention Thursday night is an audition of sorts for secretary of state if President Barack Obama is re-elected. The current job-holder, Hillary Rodham Clinton, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A lawyer for the former Navy SEAL who wrote a book about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden says his client is not violating any non-disclosure agreements. Attorney Robert Luskin made […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A firsthand account of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts previous accounts by administration officials, raising questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when […]