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Supporters of Bradley Manning march in San Francisco on Dec. 17.

Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private accused of leaking information to WikiLeaks, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by the group The Movement of the Icelandic Parliament. Read more»

Pope Benedict XVI. The Vatican is holding a four-day summit with heads of the Catholic church from around the world to fight sexual abuse by priests.

Catholic leaders from around the world gathered in Rome on Monday for a Vatican summit on how the church could end sexual abuse of children by priests. Read more»

Sens. Jon Kyle, R-Ariz., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, speak to members of the press Thursday.

Republican senators proposed a plan that would spare the U.S. military from nearly $500 billion in automatic spending cuts next January by reducing the federal workforce instead. Read more»

Egyptian Football Association officials, along with officials in Port Said, have been fired following the riots after Wednesday’s soccer match between Al Masry and Al Ahly, in which 74 people died. Read more»

Don Cornelius interviews James Brown on 'Soul Train' in 1974.

Don Cornelius, creator of “Soul Train,” the television dance show dating back to the 1970s, was found dead in Los Angeles on Wednesday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 75. Read more»

President Obama speaks to students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Friday.

President Barack Obama stood before a crowd of thousands of students at the University of Michigan, calling for more initiatives that will make college more affordable for Americans. Read more»

Two paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and a trainer run through a smokescreen during a live-fire exercise Jan. 14 at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said he is comfortable with the downsizing of his force, after the Pentagon announced it would be cutting the Army brigade. Read more»

A former CIA agent had been charged with leaking classified information about fellow officers to journalists. Read more»

Mitt Romney

In the latest poll taken by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, 1,000 Mormons answered questions about their faith and on the overall said they felt uneasy in the spotlight and misunderstood by Americans in the mainstream. Read more» 1

Fannie Mae's headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Fannie Mae’s CEO Michael J. Williams stepped down from his position on Tuesday. He was appointed to the job in 2009 after the company was bailed out by the federal government. Read more»

Jon Huntsman

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman filed his paperwork for Arizona's primary a few hours before Monday’s 5 p.m. deadline, but he failed to qualify because it was missing his notarized signature. Read more»

The Canyon Mine in the Kaibab National Forest south of the Grand Canyon was created in the 1980s to tap uranium deposits.

The Obama administration announced there would be no uranium mining near the Grand Canyon over fears the mining could affect tourism and contaminate water. Read more» 1

Amir Mirzaei Hekmati

Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, an American and former Marine, has been sentenced to death by the Iranian Revolutionary Court, shocking the world and increasing tensions between the United States and Iran. Read more»

A Texas teenager who was accidentally deported to Colombia, after running away from home, is set to return to the United States as early as Friday Read more»

A Texas teenage girl, who went missing in 2010, was mistakenly deported to Colombia by immigration agents and has yet to return to the United States. Read more» 4

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