The team can help with intelligence and hostage negotiations, the State Department said. Nigeria has been criticized for its inability to find the 276 girls abducted from a school last month.
'Mad Men' end near, Slattery turns to directing
In 1986, a bomb planted by the Peruvian terrorist group Shining Path exploded in the luggage rack above Sam Baker. Somehow, during his long recovery, songs focused on empathy started coming to him.
Players Championship symbolic of a fickle season
House GOP unveils bill slashing highway grants
Stocks fall in midday trading on mixed earnings
College graduation: 4 ways things have changed
Northern Ireland police chief defends Adams arrest
This month, Tori Amos returns to the world of piano-driven pop with her best album in 20 years. Hear her brand new song "16 Shades of Blue" and more on the latest episode of All Songs Considered.
Review: 'Here Lies Love' fun, but superficial
White House offers to show senators drone memo
Clash at site of Afghanistan landslide over aid
Parachutists: We spent 4 hours atop trade center
When we think of life, we think of the Earth. But the universe may have other ideas. Commentator Adam Frank considers the case for life on planets around M-dwarf stars.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says there's not enough evidence to know if routine testing for cognitive impairment in older people helps or hurts. So patients have to decide on their own.
AstraZeneca fends off Pfizer with new growth plan
Reclusive German art collector Gurlitt dies at 81
Circus leaves Rhode Island; 8 acrobats in hospital
Federal report: Warming disrupts Americans' lives
Steve Capus joins CBS evening newscast as top exec