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** FILE ** Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during a media conference after a G-8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (Associated Press)

Russia's Putin hangs tough on Syria at G-8 summit

Outnumbered at the just-completed G-8 conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin did not give an inch on Syria, preferring to maintain one of Russia's most valuable, though unpopular, alliances. Published June 18, 2013

Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, California Republican and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has included in the defense budget an order for the Army to consider ready-made systems for processing battlefield data. (Associated Press)

Congress gives an order to Army on battlefield processor

Congress is set to intervene for the first time in how the Army is developing its prized battlefield intelligence processor, which soldiers and the Pentagon's top operational tester have deemed ineffective. Published June 4, 2013

The Pentagon (Associated Press)

False reports outpace sex assaults in the military

False complaints of sexual abuse in the military are rising at a faster rate than overall reports of sexual assault, a trend that could harm combat readiness, analysts say. Published May 12, 2013

Associated Press

Sex assaults rise as women move closer in military ranks

A Pentagon study has found a sharp increase in the number of sexual assaults in the ranks, as the military plans to put men and women in even closer contact among ground combat units in coming years. Published May 7, 2013

A sisterhood of female CIA analysts who became somewhat obsessed with al Qaeda and its leader are talking on camera for the HBO documentary "Manhunt," which debuted Wednesday night. (HBO)

CIA women who hunted bin Laden in the spotlight; TV documentary reveals inside story

The look at those who hunted Osama bin Laden begins with the sisterhood — a collection of female CIA analysts who became somewhat obsessed with al Qaeda and its leader. They now are talking on camera for the HBO documentary "Manhunt," which debuted Wednesday night, two years after the terrorist mastermind was killed and weeks after another jihadist attack on America at the Boston Marathon. Published May 1, 2013

**FILE** The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., which has hosted presidents and once housed a secret bunker for Congress, is seen here in 2002. (Associated Press)

Congress has new shelter in case of attack

Congress has new plans to keep working if an attack on Washington, D.C., makes it impossible for lawmakers to meet at the U.S. Capitol. Published April 23, 2013

This image released by the FBI on Thursday, April 18, 2013, shows in a image from video what the FBI are calling suspect number 1, front, in black cap, and suspect number 2, in white cap, back right, walking near each other through the crowd in Boston on Monday, April 15, 2013, before the explosions at the Boston Marathon. (AP Photo/FBI)

Former FBI agent predicts more attacks in Muslim jihad

The Boston Marathon bombings are a continuation of a Muslim jihad against the United States dating back before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, says a former FBI agent dedicated to warning America about the Islamist threat. Published April 21, 2013

Hip-deep in training: SEALs prep for action

Navy SEALs are the toast of America. Now there is a richly illustrated book, which its authors bill as the best inside look yet at how to train a naval commando. It shows the faces of men who protect America by fighting, and sometimes dying, in the shadows. Published April 14, 2013