As a line medic for a Marine platoon in Iraq 10 years ago, Petty Officer 1st Class Randall McClain treated the wounds of war, from blunt trauma to lacerations and an amputation. Now, by his own admission, he's a little bored.
Robert McDonald floated through his confirmation as the new Department of Veterans Affairs secretary but he now faces the hard work of transforming a floundering bureaucracy – and the expectation he will begin by firing managers.
European countries that rely on Russian oil and natural gas had been reluctant to impose more than symbolic sanctions against Russia. But widespread outrage over Flight 17 moved them to impose what President Barack Obama called the “most significant and wide-ranging sanctions” to date.
A federal consumer agency says Rome Finance promised troops and others that they could buy goods with instant financing and no money down, masking expensive financing charges by artificially inflating prices.
Jesse Ventura won his defamation case against the estate of author Chris Kyle, a former U.S. Navy SEAL who said he punched out the former Minnesota governor for criticizing the SEALs’ role in the Iraq war.
The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday.
The Islamic State, like many shady and not-so-shady groups before it, are apparently getting into the oil business. And it seems to suit them as they reportedly are making millions of dollars a day off of it.
Ukrainian government forces recaptured three towns from pro-Russia separatists and were pressing toward the Malaysia Airlines crash site in eastern Ukraine where the separatists accused of downing the plane have obstructed international disaster investigators, officials said Monday.
Secretary of State John Kerry has been motivated by two understandable short-term needs: First, he wants to stop the slaughter in Gaza. Second, he seeks to fulfill the instructions of President Barack Obama, who wants an immediate cease-fire.
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