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Confronting the dangers of North Korea's nuclear threat, President Donald Trump arrived at the United Nations on Monday striking a far less ominous tone than a year ago, announcing he likely will hold a second summit with Kim Jong Un "quite soon."



Vets remember daring raid that liberated 500 POWs in the Philippines

The story of a raid that freed prisoners at the Cabanatuan POW camp was retold to former servicemembers and supporters who gathered there for POW/MIA Recognition Day.


Trump calls Kavanaugh accusations 'totally political'

The president spoke a day after a second allegation emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation.


Americans and French mark centennial of massive WWI offensive

With 1.2 million soldiers involved, the World War I Meuse-Argonne offensive was the largest involving U.S. forces. It began on Sept. 26, 1918, and lasted until the guns fell silent with the armistice on Nov. 11 of that year.


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The making of 'Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story'

The filmmaker and retired Air Force colonel behind a new documentary says soldiers from Fort Drum, who fought valiantly in a 1993 battle in and above the streets of Mogadishu, never got the credit they deserved.


Deputy AG Rosenstein, expecting to be fired, heads to the White House

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was heading to the White House on Monday expecting to be fired by President Donald Trump following reports that he had made critical comments of Trump, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.


Soldiers recount memorable moments from mandatory weekend safety briefs

The warnings given to soldiers at weekend and holiday safety briefings in recent decades are the stuff of Army lore. As those mandatory briefings become optional or end entirely – the Army has eliminated several administrative requirements recently – a few soldiers shared their memories of unusual briefings.



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Trump calls Kavanaugh accusations 'totally political'

The president spoke a day after a second allegation emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation.


Twitter reacts after Japanese police reject airman’s ‘heart-warming’ gesture

An airman’s failed attempt at gifting refreshments to two Japanese police officers made the rounds on social media last week after a Twitter user captured the “heart-warming” interaction.


Americans and French mark centennial of massive WWI offensive

With 1.2 million soldiers involved, the World War I Meuse-Argonne offensive was the largest involving U.S. forces. It began on Sept. 26, 1918, and lasted until the guns fell silent with the armistice on Nov. 11 of that year.


Defense expo reflects troubles for South African military

South Africa is one of the continent's biggest defense spenders but its military is increasingly stretched as the country faces recession and a weakening currency.


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Trump calls Kavanaugh accusations 'totally political'

The president spoke a day after a second allegation emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation.


Twitter reacts after Japanese police reject airman’s ‘heart-warming’ gesture

An airman’s failed attempt at gifting refreshments to two Japanese police officers made the rounds on social media last week after a Twitter user captured the “heart-warming” interaction.


Americans and French mark centennial of massive WWI offensive

With 1.2 million soldiers involved, the World War I Meuse-Argonne offensive was the largest involving U.S. forces. It began on Sept. 26, 1918, and lasted until the guns fell silent with the armistice on Nov. 11 of that year.


Defense expo reflects troubles for South African military

South Africa is one of the continent's biggest defense spenders but its military is increasingly stretched as the country faces recession and a weakening currency.



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Massachusetts veteran of World War II to be honored at Fenway Park

Purple Heart recipient John Leoncello, 94, of Hyde Park, is set to be recognized before Tuesday night's Red Sox game for his valor during World War II as a rifleman in Gen. George Patton’s Third Army.



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Hoosier pride goes into the 4th USS Indiana as it's commissioned

Construction on the Virginia-based sub began in 2012. At 377 feet long and capable of speeds more than 25 knots, it will have a nuclear generator on board, meaning that it won't ever need refueling in its life span.


The making of 'Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story'

The filmmaker and retired Air Force colonel behind a new documentary says soldiers from Fort Drum, who fought valiantly in a 1993 battle in and above the streets of Mogadishu, never got the credit they deserved.


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Hoosier pride goes into the 4th USS Indiana as it's commissioned

Construction on the Virginia-based sub began in 2012. At 377 feet long and capable of speeds more than 25 knots, it will have a nuclear generator on board, meaning that it won't ever need refueling in its life span.


The making of 'Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story'

The filmmaker and retired Air Force colonel behind a new documentary says soldiers from Fort Drum, who fought valiantly in a 1993 battle in and above the streets of Mogadishu, never got the credit they deserved.



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Army nearly stuns No. 5 Oklahoma; falls 28-21 in OT

The Black Knights, more than four-touchdown underdogs on the road, held on to the ball for nearly 45 minutes and ran 87 plays to Oklahoma's 40.