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A Huawei smartphone on display at the TKS store at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 20, 2018.<br>Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes

Chinese smartphones cited by intelligence as security risk sold on US bases

Chinese-made smartphones that the heads of U.S. intelligence have urged Americans not to buy are being sold to servicemembers across Germany at on-base exchange facilities.


War correspondent Ernie Pyle’s legacy more important than ever, officers say at memorial

A Sunday memorial service was held at the spot where famed World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle was felled by a Japanese bullet. Okinawa’s American Legion Post 28 began hosting memorial services in 1952 for Pyle, who was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for chronicling the average American soldier in foxholes across Europe.


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.

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.


Moon’s mission: Summit a second chance at peace for S. Korean leader

President Moon Jae-in has the opportunity to finish what his mentor started when he sits down with North Korea’s leader Friday for only the third summit between the rival nations since the 1950-53 war. He knows it won’t be easy.





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Taliban attacks kill 14 troops and policemen, Afghan officials say

Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen on Monday as Kabul residents prepared to bury their loved ones slain in a horrific bombing by the Islamic State group that targeted a voter registration center the day before, killing 57.