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Tech. Sgt. Jamal J. Hogan, left, independent duty medical technician, 108th Medical Group, New Jersey Air National Guard, takes down medical information of a homeless veteran during Stand Down 2012 at the National Guard Armory in Cherry Hill Sept. 28, 2012.<br>Mark C. Olsen/U.S. Air Force

Past deadline, feds see no end in sight for veteran homeless crisis

Federal agencies now say they cannot predict the end of homelessness among veterans, a national crisis that President Barack Obama hoped to stop by 2015.

12:09 August 26, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.<br>Carolyn Kaster/AP

Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue

Hillary Clinton said Friday the charitable programs of her family foundation would continue, perhaps through partnerships with other organizations, if she's elected president, even as critics argue that would present a conflict of interest.

12:33 August 26, 2016
This Aug. 20, 2013 file photo shows blood donated in Indianapolis. On Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration recommended that all U.S. blood banks start screening for the Zika virus.<br>Michael Conroy/AP

FDA advises Zika screening for all US blood centers

The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.

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A child waves toward Turkish troops heading to the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Turkey, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. <br>Halit Onur Sandal/Associated Press

Turkish prime minister vows to continue Syria military operations

Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they have come under artillery shelling in northern Aleppo Friday from the Turkish military for the second straight day, as Ankara continued its campaign to push the group back from its border areas.

13:19 August 26, 2016
PJ Marx told the government he was inspired by the 2001 attacks to "try to make a contribution to the war effort" and develop a higher-density bullet compatible with existing Army weapons.<br>YouTube

Army quest for deadlier 'green' bullet won't enrich inventor

An appeals court rejected PJ Marx's claim Friday, saying the government's final redesign of bullets used in the standard-issue M16 rifle and M4 carbine for U.S. troops doesn't match the design in his patents. As a result, Marx won't collect the millions of dollars a lower court said he was entitled to.

13:17 August 26, 2016
Soldiers assigned to the 330th Military Police Company and the 29th Military Police Company Forward head to an airplane that will take them to Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba on Aug. 8, 2016.<br>Adam Holguin/U.S. Army

Guards, staff outnumber captives 33 to 1 at Guantanamo prison

Last week 100 or so Military Police from California and Maryland were overlapping with departing troops at the most expensive prison on earth — a routine Army rotation that meant there were at least 33 soldiers and civilians at the prison complex for each Guantanamo captive.

14:29 August 26, 2016
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