Pentagon Denies Payments Made for Bowe Bergdahl Info

Pentagon Denies Payments Made for Bowe Bergdahl InfoThe Pentagon is denying a suggestion that money was paid for information about Bowe Bergdahl's whereabouts while he was detained by the Taliban or that they were taken in by a con man charging an unspecified large amount of money for intelligence information.The allegation was raised in a Nov. 5 letter from Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-California, to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.In the letter, Hunter wrote, "It has been brought to my attention that a payment was made to an Afghan intermediary who 'disappeared' with the money and failed to facilitate Bergdahl’s release in return. ...


Kerry to meet Iran's Zarif again Friday evening

US Secretary of State John Kerry phones while leaving the Palais Coburg in Vienna on November 21, 2014Vienna (AFP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will again meet Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif late on Friday in Vienna, a US State Department official said.


Ferguson ruling: Call for calm
Attorney General Eric Holder released a video message Friday, announcing new guidance for police around the nation to respect protesters' First Amendment rights while maintaining order.

Photos: This Week in Pictures: Top Photos from Around the Globe
Find this week's top photos from around the globe in ABC News' This Week in Pictures slideshow

China: No more 'weird' buildings
The Chinese leadership has called for less "weird architecture" to be built in the country. Does it mean the end of unusual structures like these?

CIA launches major review
CIA Director John Brennan has ordered an in-depth review of the intelligence agency's organizational structure, asking the agency to "take a close and honest look at ourselves."

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