(Advertisement)

Unseal targeted-killing memo, judges order

Posted: April 22, 2014 at 5:03 a.m.

NEW YORK — A federal appeals panel in Manhattan ordered the release Monday of key portions of a classified Justice Department memorandum that provided the legal justification for the targeted killing of a U.S. citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki, who had joined al-Qaida and died in a 2011 drone strike in Yemen.

This story is only available from our archives.

Front Section, Pages 3 on 04/22/2014

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

The nation in brief

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We’re marathon runners. We know how to endure.” Dennis Murray, a 62-year-old health-care administrator from Atlanta who ran in the Boston Marathon, which ... Read »

Next Story »

Names and faces

Singer Chris Brown’s trial on an assault charge in Washington, which had been set for Monday, has been postponed until Wednesday. A judge delayed it while attorneys work ou... Read »