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Feds investigate Tennessee shooting as possible terrorism

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Shooting | UPDATE: The U.S. government is investigating shootings at two military recruitment centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., as a matter of national security.

Pentagon plans to allow transgender people in the military

By Evan Wilt
Posted

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
Posted

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
Posted

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…

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