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Topic - Apache
A raging forest fire in eastern Arizona has scorched an area larger than the size of Phoenix, threatening thousands of residents and emptying towns as the flames raced toward New Mexico on Wednesday.
Along with the Apache Geronimo and his fellow Sioux Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse is one of those legendary 19th-century Indian warriors whose name everyone recognizes. He has been the subject of two widely read biographies, the 1942 "Crazy Horse" by the great Mari Sandoz and Kingsley Bray's authoritative 2006 book with the same name.
It's unfortunate that "Medal of Honor," the reboot of the 11-year-old military shooter franchise set in present-day Afghanistan, was banned from being sold on U.S. military bases because the video game's single-player campaign is more an interactive tribute to troops fighting in the Middle East than any other shoot-'em-up.
Taiwan urgently needs newer model F-16 jet fighters to bolster its air defenses and overall security because of growing missile and aircraft threats from China, Taiwan's deputy defense minister said Wednesday.
Prince Harry is 26 _ and like many 20-somethings, he is working on his birthday.
An unattended campfire and a suspicious forest ranger led to the arrest of two of the most wanted fugitives in the U.S., ending a three-week nationwide manhunt that drew hundreds of false sightings, authorities said.
A California university mourned Tuesday after a fiery crash involving its cross-country team killed three people and left 16 injured — many of them student-athletes — in the eastern Sierra Nevada.
A U.S. soldier suspected of leaking a military video of an attack on unarmed men in Iraq was charged with multiple counts of mishandling and leaking classified data and putting national security at risk.
An American soldier suspected of leaking a military video of an attack on unarmed men in Iraq was charged with multiple counts of mishandling and leaking classified data and putting national security at risk, the U.S. Army said in a statement Tuesday.
Pakistan is seeking advanced U.S. attack helicopters and other weapons to bolster preparations for what its military is calling a "silent surge" into the mountain lairs of al Qaeda's senior leadership in the country's Northwest Frontier Province.
BAGHDAD (AP) The U.S. military said today that a Marine was killed in fighting west of the capital, pushing the American death toll for July to at least 75, the lowest in eight months.
TARIN KOWT, Afghanistan — Taliban forces staged a major counteroffensive over the weekend against Dutch, Australian and Afghan forces, which have been steadily extending their territory in rugged Uruzgan province north of Kandahar.