Friday, August 22 2014


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National News Articles for Friday, August 22 2014
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Agency: Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl prisoner swap

The Pentagon broke federal law by exchanging five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl without giving Congress the appropriate notice, Congress’ independent investigative arm announced Thursday.

USS Saratoga carrier makes its final journey

USS Saratoga carrier departed its port in Rhode Island on Thursday as its towed to Texas, where it will be scrapped.

Poll Shows Broad Divisions Amid Missouri Turmoil

A poll taken since a white police officer in Missouri shot dead an unarmed black teenager shows blacks and whites sharply divided on how fairly the police deal with each group, along with a rising feeling, especially among whites, that race relations in the country are troubled.