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Pentagon plans to allow transgender people in the military

By Evan Wilt
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Military | The Department of Defense plans to incorporate transgender people in the U.S. military following a six-month study on possible ramifications and needed…

Midday Roundup: Sun sets on Confederate flag in South Carolina

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Coming down. A spokesman for South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said the Confederate flag flying on the state Capitol grounds will be removed during a ceremony…

Help for veterans only other veterans can provide

By Jae Wasson
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Military | Robert Johnson joined the Marines to keep from being killed. He watched his best friend get shot to death in their Baton Rouge, La., neighborhood, and…

Midday Roundup: Drone strike kills top ISIS commander

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Losing ground. A U.S. drone strike in Mosul, Iraq, has killed a top Islamic State (ISIS) commander suspected of playing a major role in the 2012 attack on the…

Atheist sues to become military’s first humanist chaplain

By Michael Cochrane
Posted

Military | A federal district court judge in Alexandria, Va., heard arguments on Thursday in a lawsuit that may influence whether the U.S. Navy must admit secular…

Midday Roundup: Theater shooter worried doctor, but not enough

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Hindsight. The psychiatrist who treated James Holmes before he opened fire in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, killing 12 and wounding 70 others, was so…

Report: UN peacekeepers pay impoverished local women for sex

By Michael Cochrane
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United Nations | Sexual exploitation of local populations by members of United Nations peacekeeping forces is “quite common but underreported,”according to a draft report…

Freedom was worth the fight

By Mary Reichard
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History | A 91-year-old D-Day veteran says he would do it all over again

Marine fights court martial over Scripture signs at work

By Michael Cochrane
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Religious Liberty | Should service members be allowed to post a passage of Scripture in their personal workspace? Is such an act protected under federal law and military…

Ghost soldiers

Ghost soldiers

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | The U.S. Army requests proposals for an ‘invisibility cloak’

Midday Roundup: IRS hack attack strips data from 100,000 taxpayers

Midday Roundup: IRS hack attack strips data from 100,000 taxpayers

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Tax hack. Congress is demanding answers after officials with the Internal Revenue Service admitted part of the agency’s website was hacked earlier this…

Army withdraws culture manual over plagiarism, bad content claims

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | For the past 10 years, the U.S. Army has tried to integrate cross-cultural awareness and education across all levels of training. The capstone of that effort…

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