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Pentagon unveils 401(k), internships to compete with private sector

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | To keep traffic flowing swiftly and efficiently, a freeway must have well-designed on- and off-ramps. In a major speech last week at Georgetown University,

Past is prologue

By Mindy Belz
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Middle East | Doing war on the cheap has its price

Midday Roundup: Remembering those who served

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Honoring veterans. Cities across the country are decked out in red, white, and blue for Veterans Day, with many holding parades and events to honor those who…

NATO war games send scripted warning to Russia

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The largest NATO exercise in Europe since 2002 concluded last week with a huge, one-hour choreographed battle involving 1,800 ground troops from 12 NATO…

Were U.S. troops ordered to ignore sexual abuse in Afghanistan?

By Gaye Clark
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Sexual Abuse | The Pentagon’s inspector general plans to investigate a deluge of recent reports accusing U.S. military commanders of mishandling child sexual assault cases…

Air Force announces new $564 million bomber

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The U.S. Air Force announced late Tuesday that Northrup Grumman Corp., maker of the B-2 stealth bomber, will build its next generation, long-range strike…

U.S. Army has to borrow helicopters, weapons for NATO exercise

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The drawdown of U.S. forces in Europe, combined with cuts to the U.S. defense budget, has forced the U.S. Army, Europe to borrow weapons and equipment from…

Midday Roundup: Hurricane Patricia about to wallop Mexican coast

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Peligro. The strongest hurricane on record in the Western Hemisphere is headed toward Mexico’s west coast. Hurricane Patricia likely will make landfall…

Midday Roundup: Obama admits Clinton made mistake with email server

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Kinda guilty. In an interview that aired on 60 Minutes last night, President Barack Obama said Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she…

U.S. commander: Afghan forces still need our help

By Michael Cochrane
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Afghanistan | The weekend air strike that destroyed a Doctors Without Borders medical facility, killing at least 22 people, occurred despite “rigorous” U.S. military…

What is Russia’s endgame in Syria?

By Jim Henry
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Syria | As Russian planes pound rebel positions in eastern Syria, the political tension between Russia and the United States continues to mount. Just days before…

Midday Roundup: Taliban victorious in strategic Afghan town

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Do-over. U.S. forces are once again fighting for an Afghan region they liberated from the Taliban 14 years ago. The Islamic extremists retook the…

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