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Airman killed at Roberts Ridge to receive Medal of Honor, report says

A combat controller killed in action in Afghanistan in 2002 is set to become the first airman awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, according to a national security news site.


It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson was tending to grievously injured military personnel in Iraq when he was summoned to Washington to interview for a job he barely knew existed. He didn't see a way to get there.


Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that's not the case.


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Suicide bomber kills dozens in Kabul, ISIS claims responsibility

A suicide bomber killed at least 57 people at a voter registration center in Western Kabul on Sunday, officials said, the latest in a string of attacks seeking to curtail the county’s upcoming parliamentary elections.


This deported Marine veteran came home the only way he could — in a casket

Lance Cpl. Enrique Salas, a Persian Gulf War veteran who was deported to Mexico in 2006, was buried with military honors in a Reedley, Calif. cemetery on Friday beside his younger brother, another fallen Marine.


Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump's time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That's about to change.



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Pompeo facing steep opposition at Senate panel

President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.


SKorea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border on Monday ahead of inter-Korean talks this week that are expected to focus on the North's nuclear program, Seoul officials said.


Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father's 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller has not contacted her and she thinks he isn't interested in finding the truth.


Suicide bomber kills dozens in Kabul, ISIS claims responsibility

A suicide bomber killed at least 57 people at a voter registration center in Western Kabul on Sunday, officials said, the latest in a string of attacks seeking to curtail the county’s upcoming parliamentary elections.


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Pompeo facing steep opposition at Senate panel

President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.


SKorea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border on Monday ahead of inter-Korean talks this week that are expected to focus on the North's nuclear program, Seoul officials said.


Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father's 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller has not contacted her and she thinks he isn't interested in finding the truth.


Suicide bomber kills dozens in Kabul, ISIS claims responsibility

A suicide bomber killed at least 57 people at a voter registration center in Western Kabul on Sunday, officials said, the latest in a string of attacks seeking to curtail the county’s upcoming parliamentary elections.



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Family starts GoFundMe for Army vet shot during robbery in Cleveland

The family of a man shot Thursday afternoon while walking in Cleveland's Midtown district has started a GoFundMe campaign to help pay for his medical costs.



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Captured Marine accused of groping woman, fleeing duties

Cpl. Calvin S. Barker, 22, has been charged with unauthorized absence from Camp Pendleton, Calif., and two counts of groping an unidentified sleeping woman stemming from a Dec. 3 incident.


Airman killed at Roberts Ridge to receive Medal of Honor, report says

A combat controller killed in action in Afghanistan in 2002 is set to become the first airman awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, according to a national security news site.


USPACOM nominee: Bolster forces in Pacific

Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Adm. Phil Davidson said China “is no longer a rising power but an arrived great power and peer competitor,” and the U.S. should respond by adding military forces in the Pacific.


Lawmakers call on Army to study buying Iron Dome

In a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense co-signed by 40 members of Congress, Reps. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., and Peter Roskam, R-Ill., also call for a budget of $500 million for support of Israeli missile- and rocket-defense systems in the 2019 fiscal year.


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Captured Marine accused of groping woman, fleeing duties

Cpl. Calvin S. Barker, 22, has been charged with unauthorized absence from Camp Pendleton, Calif., and two counts of groping an unidentified sleeping woman stemming from a Dec. 3 incident.


Airman killed at Roberts Ridge to receive Medal of Honor, report says

A combat controller killed in action in Afghanistan in 2002 is set to become the first airman awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, according to a national security news site.


USPACOM nominee: Bolster forces in Pacific

Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Adm. Phil Davidson said China “is no longer a rising power but an arrived great power and peer competitor,” and the U.S. should respond by adding military forces in the Pacific.


Lawmakers call on Army to study buying Iron Dome

In a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense co-signed by 40 members of Congress, Reps. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., and Peter Roskam, R-Ill., also call for a budget of $500 million for support of Israeli missile- and rocket-defense systems in the 2019 fiscal year.



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Guentzel scores 4 goals to lead Penguins to Game 6 clinch

Jake Guentzel dropped to his right knee and slid on the ice in celebration, not only for his second career postseason hat trick, but for the goal that assured Pittsburgh was moving on in the playoffs.


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Guentzel scores 4 goals to lead Penguins to Game 6 clinch

Jake Guentzel dropped to his right knee and slid on the ice in celebration, not only for his second career postseason hat trick, but for the goal that assured Pittsburgh was moving on in the playoffs.