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  • Agent recounts livid reaction to Afghan massacre

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A U.S. agent who investigated the massacre of 16 civilians in southern Afghanistan earlier this year recounted the livid reaction from local villagers and …


  • Testimony: US soldier knew he killed Afghans

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The medic saw Staff Sgt. Robert Bales covered in blood and knew from the pattern of the staining it wasn’t his own. He asked …


  • Defense set to begin in Afghan massacre case

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was largely calm and compliant when he turned himself in following a predawn massacre at two Afghan villages in March, …


  • Details emerge in Afghan village massacre

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Staff Sgt. Robert Bales spent the evening on his remote outpost in southern Afghanistan with fellow soldiers, watching a movie about revenge killings, sharing …


  • WTC memorial reopens to public after storm

    NEW YORK (AP) — The 9/11 memorial reopened to the public Tuesday a week after Superstorm Sandy flooded the World Trade Center site as it roared into New York, but …


  • WTC memorial reopens to public after storm

    NEW YORK (AP) — The World Trade Center memorial is reopening to the public now that damage from Superstorm Sandy has been taken care of. National September 11 Memorial & …


  • WTC memorial to reopen to public after superstorm

    NEW YORK (AP) — The 9/11 memorial is reopening to the public a week after Superstorm Sandy flooded the World Trade Center site as it roared into New York. The …


  • Prosecutor: US soldier had blood of victims on him

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A caped figure captured on surveillance video came running out of the darkness to the edge of a remote Army outpost in southern Afghanistan. …


  • US soldier faces hearing in Afghanistan massacre

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. soldier accused of carrying out one of the worst atrocities of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is appearing in a military courtroom, …


  • Hearing begins for suspect in Afghanistan massacre

    SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. soldier accused of carrying out one of the worst atrocities of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is due to appear in a military courtroom Monday, …


  • With can-do stance on marathon, mayor misreads NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Michael Bloomberg tried to sell the New York City Marathon as a symbolic victory for the city after a devastating storm, invoking two of the …


  • Iraq war contractor ordered to pay $85 million

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A jury on Friday ordered an American military contractor to pay $85 million after finding it guilty of negligence for illnesses suffered by a dozen Oregon …


  • US officials counter reports on Benghazi attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon provided more details Friday of the military response to the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, as questions continue to swirl ahead of …


  • US officials: No delays in rescue effort in Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA security officers went to the aid of State Department staff less than 25 minutes after they got the first call for help during the attack on …


  • Mass. man sentenced to 17 years in terror plot

    BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man was sentenced Thursday to 17 years in prison in a plot to fly remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and U.S. …


  • US wants Syrian opposition shakeup to defeat Assad

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it would push for a major shakeup in Syria’s opposition leadership so that it better represents those dying on the front …


  • US seeks Algeria’s support in possible Mali move

    ALGEIRS, Algeria (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sought Algeria’s assistance on Monday for any future military intervention in Mali, pressing the North African nation to provide …


  • Panetta: US lacked early info on Benghazi attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military did not quickly intervene during the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya last month because military leaders did not have adequate intelligence information …


  • Terrorist sentenced to 37 years in millennium plot

    SEATTLE (AP) — Algerian terrorist Ahmed Ressam was sentenced Wednesday to 37 years in prison for plotting to bomb Los Angeles International Airport around the turn of the new millennium. …


  • White House told of Libyan attack claim Sept. 11

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two hours after the U.S. Consulate came under attack in Benghazi, Libya, the White House was told that a militant group was claiming responsibility for the violence …


  • US backs idea of temporary cease-fire in Syria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is cautiously welcoming the possibility of a temporary cease-fire in Syria, saying it hopes calm might lead to political transition. Secretary of State Hillary …


  • Informant: NYPD paid me to ‘bait’ Muslims

    NEW YORK (AP) — A paid informant for the New York Police Department’s intelligence unit was under orders to “bait” Muslims into saying inflammatory things as he lived a double …


  • McGovern’s political career only part of legacy

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern never slowed down, never stopped working — not even after losing the 1972 presidential race in a historic landslide that would have politically …


  • George McGovern dies; lost 1972 presidential bid

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way — and that he had done so. It was …


  • GOP pounces after news of CIA cable on Libya raid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sensing a moment of political vulnerability on national security, Republicans pounced Friday on disclosures that President Barack Obama’s administration could have known early on that militants, not …


  • CIA found militant links a day after Libya attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA station chief in Libya reported to Washington within 24 hours of last month’s deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate that there was evidence it was …


  • Conflicting images emerge of NY terror suspect

    NEW YORK (AP) — At the Missouri college where Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis enrolled, a classmate said he often remarked that true Muslims don’t believe in violence. That image …


  • Victims want Fort Hood shooting deemed terror act

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Nearly three years after the shooting rampage at Fort Hood, many of those affected are urging the government to declare it a terrorist attack, saying …


  • Terror suspect’s family says he asked to go to US

    NEW YORK (AP) — Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis was a terrible student in his native Bangladesh, and his middle-class parents say he persuaded them to send him off to …


  • Minn. man convicted of aiding Somalia terror group

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man accused of helping send young men through a terrorist pipeline from Minnesota to Somalia was convicted Thursday on all five terrorism-related charges he faced, …

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