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Thomas Rabe, right, places a wedding ring on Robert Coffman's finger during a marriage ceremony at City Hall in Baltimore, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ** FILE **

Pentagon: Ethics rules now apply to married gays

The Pentagon is alerting same-sex married couples they are now under the same federal ethics rules as heterosexual marriages and must avoid criminal conflicts of interest. Published October 5, 2013

Gen. James Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, ordered the general overseeing all desecration cases to "crush" the defendants, who included Capt. James V. Clement. (Associated Press)

Marine Corps whistleblower faces vengeance from superiors

The Marine Corps officer who filed a complaint against the commandant for intervening in the Taliban urination cases against eight Marines is now the target of reprisals from superiors, his attorney says. Published September 29, 2013

**FILE** A U.S. soldier talks on the phone as Afghan children wait to receive Afghan National Army's humanitarian aid in the Andar district of Ghazni province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan on June 22, 2007. (Associated Press)

U.S. command in Afghanistan gives Army 60 days to fix or replace intel network

The Pentagon's main battlefield intelligence network in Afghanistan is vulnerable to hackers — both the enemy or a leaker — and the U.S. command in Kabul will cut it off from the military's classified data files unless the Army fixes the defects within 60 days, according to an official memo obtained by The Washington Times. Published September 24, 2013

Sean Smith

A year after Benghazi, where is the justice?

There has been little public testimony from the American personnel in Benghazi, Libya, on exactly what happened as extremists attacked them on Sept. 11, 2012. Did they make calls for help and, if so, what did the U.S. military tell them? Published September 10, 2013

Although Syrian refugees are calling for the ouster of President Bashar Assad, a growing number of jihadist organizations are fighting to take his place. (Associated Press)

U.S. bombing in Syria would benefit jihadists

Islamist rebels in Syria, the lead force in the armed opposition, would benefit from a U.S. bombing campaign against the Syrian regime and advance their goal of seizing power in Damascus, analysts said Wednesday. Published August 28, 2013

U.S. readies for possible air strikes on Syria

The United States is ready to strike Syria's air force and suspected munition sites to blunt the regime's ability to fight off the various rebel groups fighting to bring down President Bashar al Assad. Published August 26, 2013

Pvt. Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning's files are filled with fits and odd behavior

Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, convicted last month of leaking thousands of classified files in 2009 and 2010, had long erupted in angry outbursts and collapsed in fits that his supervisors hoped would be controlled by therapy sessions, court-martial documents show. Published August 20, 2013