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'Live Free or Die' motto often invoked, with mixed results

"Live Free or Die," a phrase written by a Revolutionary War hero in 1809 and adopted as New Hampshire's state motto in 1945 remains quite popular around the Statehouse, where it has been invoked during speeches at least 10 times this year

CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of rising tension with Moscow.

White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza