Lawyers in the court-martial of an Army private who sent more than 700,000 classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks said Tuesday they have reached a deal that may eliminate the need for testimony from a member of the military team that killed Osama bin Laden. Prosecutors also agreed to accept Pfc. Bra Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The son-in-law of Osama bin Laden and former spokesman for al Qaeda, who has pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring to kill Americans, was warned on Tuesday that his three chosen lawyers may not get clearance to review classified evidence in the case. Full story
Demos’ Bob Herbert, The American Prospect’s Jamelle Bouie, The Grio’s Joy Reid, and Center for Constitutional Rights' Shayana Kadidal discuss the chilling effect of the records seizure for journalists and whether the recently-revived proposal of a shield law is just window dressing.
Jon Stewart on when Obama learned of Osama bin Laden’s death; a former Obama spokesman explains why the president can’t sound passive; The Daily Show pleads, “Why can’t you be a better president?”; and Rep. Charlie Rangel says you “can’t just raise the flag and expect us to salute every time” in tod
Gabriel Gomez, the newly elected GOP nominee to fill the open Massachusetts Senate seat, joins The Daily Rundown to discuss where he stands on gun control, immigration, and other big ticket issues facing the senate.
Rachel Maddow explains how undirected federal cuts could force a mandatory furlough of federal defense lawyers, potentially pushing back the trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law by months.
Sulaiman Abu Ghayth, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden who has been sought by the U.S. for over a decade is in federal court today. He was apprehended while traveling from Turkey to Jordan and will be tried in New York City. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden , along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. REUTERS/White House/Pete Souza/Handout
A couple of Islamist protesters hold up a poster with a picture of Osama bin Laden that reads, "Man humiliated Americans. He lives benign and died a martyr" during a protest march at the main entrance of the state security headquarters in Cairo May 2, 2013. Egyptian security forces fired tear gas to
An artist sketch shows Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden and one of the highest-ranking al Qaeda figures to be brought to the United States to face a civilian trial, at a hearing in a Manhattan federal court in New York April 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg