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The top commander of the U.S. military response pulled out last week, along with troops and helicopters, saying it was time to transition to the... [Read More]
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Twenty-foot waves and winds near 50 mph were battering more than a dozen search-and-rescue ships from the United States, Britain, Brazil and Chile traversing the... [Read More]
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The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah says the group is ready to withdraw its cadres from Iraq once the government in Baghdad declares victory against the... [Read More]
Tags: Iraq - Hezbollah - ready
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Jay Sebring hated the uniformity and look of military-issue buzz haircuts. So he figured out a way to trim his own hair so it looked... [Read More]
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The U.S. has used an F-22 Raptor for the first time in Afghanistan in strikes against opium producers, the military said Monday. [Read More]
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U.S. and Afghan warplanes bombed 10 Taliban-controlled opium production facilities in Helmand province Sunday in the first major use of new White House-approved authorities to... [Read More]
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By the time a U.S. Army Special Forces team arrived in Tongo Tongo last month Islamist militants already wielded power and influence in the remote... [Read More]
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The Air Force Research Laboratory is forging ahead with a high-energy laser designed to shoot down drones, incoming rockets and mortar rounds and hopes to... [Read More]
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The Air Force's classified next-generation bomber program began with a solid plan for meeting cost goals and warfighting requirements, which include an option to fly... [Read More]
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Traffic around the U.S. Army's Panzer Kaserne returned to normal Monday morning after a 500-pound World War II bomb was defused without incident. [Read More]
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The Navy rescued three recreational boaters Saturday just minutes after their vessel sank off the coast of Southern California. [Read More]
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Confetti swirled in the air while South Korean drummers and the 8th Army band played Monday to celebrate the grand opening of Camp Humphrey's new... [Read More]
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The U.S. military has ordered servicemembers in Japan not to buy or consume alcohol until further notice following a fatal vehicle accident involving a Marine... [Read More]
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Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on... [Read More]
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Near the end of his second tour flying helicopters in the Vietnam War, Stan Cass learned of something so unusual he was amazed it could... [Read More]
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The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the 32 men and women chosen for post-graduate studies at Oxford University in England. Among them: the first black... [Read More]
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The Russian overflight conducted Oct. 4-6 was sanctioned by the United States as part of the Treaty on Open Skies, which has been in effect... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump's budget director said Sunday that the White House is open to removing a repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate from... [Read More]
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Military surgeon Maj. Joseph Lee deployed to a remote Cameroon hospital recently. But he didn't perform surgery. That's not a rare occurrence. Most military hospitals... [Read More]
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