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The New York Times called on President Barack Obama to offer former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden some sort of plea or clemency deal allowing him to return to the United States in an editorial published Wednesday.
A New York Times editor on Monday dismissed the criticism that the newspaper's months-long investigation into the 2012 attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya was intended to clear a path for a potential Hillary Clinton presidential campaign.
The father of a man who was killed during questioning about his suspected ties to an alleged Boston Marathon bomber has written an open letter to President Barack Obama asking him to keep the FBI from interfering with an independent investigation.