As the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) seem poised to sign a peace deal that might end the country's half century conflict, women on both sides of the political divide are trying to guarantee that female fighters don’t lose their hard-earned status as they reenter a society that’s often resisted gender equality.
In 1947, when more than half of all U.S. college students were World War II veterans, Colorado Gov. William Lee Knous proclaimed that the student center at the University of Colorado should serve as a memorial to those who died preserving America's democratic freedom.
Five weeks after a military operation began, a senior Iraqi commander declared Sunday that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from the Islamic State group, giving a major boost to the country's security and political leadership in its fight against the extremists.
In the wake of a widening sexual misconduct scandal at the U.S. Naval Academy, military officials couldn’t explain how a Marine Corps officer had been assigned to teach at the school after he was investigated for having sex with a female midshipman.