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Andrews Air Force base goes into lockdown after bomb scare

Parts of Andrews Air Force base were placed into lockdown late Thursday afternoon following a report of a woman claiming to have a bomb near the main gate. 32 more words

Travel to Guantanamo Bay

This morning I traveled from Andrews Air Force Base (Andrews) to Camp Justice at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base to attend hearings in the 9/11 case. 638 more words

Pope Canonizes 18th-Century Missionary; Not Everyone Happy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast was elevated to sainthood Wednesday by Pope Francis in the first canonization on U.S. 561 more words


Pope Plunges Into Climate Change, Religious Rights Issues

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WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) — Pope Francis plunged head first into issues of the day during his visit to Washington, D.C.

The pontiff called for action to combat climate change, calling it a problem that “can no longer be left to a future generation.” President Barack Obama, in turn, hailed the pontiff as a moral force who is “shaking us out of our complacency” with reminders to care for the poor and the planet. 1,239 more words


Pope Francis Arrives In U.S., Faces A Polarized Country

WASHINGTON (KDKA/AP) – Pope Francis arrived Tuesday on the first visit of his life to the United States, bringing his humble manner and his “church of the poor” to a rich and powerful nation polarized over economic inequality, immigration and equal justice. 1,435 more words


Pope Francis Arrives in the United States

Pope Francis laughs alongside US President Barack Obama upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, September 22, 2015, on the start of a 3-day trip to Washington. 135 more words

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Finally headed to GTMO for Hadi al Iraqi Hearings

After a 24-hour delay, and some slight troubles getting on Joint Andrews Base, I got checked in for my flight out to the Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (GTMO) to observe hearings for alleged al-Qaeda commander, Abd al Hadi al Iraqi. 541 more words

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