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Death row inmates remain in legal limbo despite ruling

Defense attorneys predicted after the August ruling that the 11 inmates currently housed on death row at Northern Correctional Institution would be reclassified and join the general prison population.

U.S. service members pay their respects during a memorial ceremony for six Airmen killed in a suicide attack, at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. The deadliest attack in Afghanistan since 2013 killed six U.S. troops on Monday, including a family man from Long Island, New York; a South Texan; a New York City police detective; a Georgia high school and college athlete; an expectant father from Philadelphia; and a major from suburban Minneapolis with ties to the military's LGBT community. They were killed when their patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bagram Air Base, the Defense Department said. (Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Obama: 6 killed in Afghanistan were ‘outstanding’

The six service members were killed Monday at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, the largest U.S. facility in the country, when a suicide attacker rammed an explosives-laden motorcycle into a joint NATO-Afghan patrol.

FILE - In this June 6, 2013 file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NSA, FBI ask judge to dismiss Utah Olympic spying lawsuit

A former Salt Lake City mayor claims the agencies conducted mass surveillance of emails, texts and phone calls during the city’s 2002 Winter Olympics, less than six months after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

From left, actress Reese Witherspoon, Sasha Obama, first lady Michelle Obama's mother Marian Robinson, Malia Obama, President Barack Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama, react as they light the National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

First family sends holiday wishes

In his weekly radio and video address, Obama says treating one another with love and compassion, caring for the sick, the hungry, the poor and the persecuted is what binds us together.