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Latest Chuck Hagel Items
President Obama canceled a planned one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to protest Moscow's granting of asylum to fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden and a "lack of progress" between the two nations on other issues, the White House announced Wednesday.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday that the Pentagon has been able to find enough savings to further reduce the number of days civilian worker are being furloughed this year, in the latest sign that the budget sequesters aren't biting as deeply as the administration had warned.
U.S. Department of Defense heads say civilian employees will get a bit of reprieve from mandated furloughs, as the number of required days to take off has been cut from 11 to six.
Anti-pornography group Morality in Media declares victory after the Department of Defense’s announcement, but a spokesman for the military says the new policy is nothing more than a “purely business decision.”
A smaller Army and Marine Corps, consolidated combatant commands and a "decade-long modernization holiday" will befall the U.S. military if defense cuts known as sequestration remain in place, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday.
Sen. John McCain in a sit-down interview with The New Republic earlier this week called Fox News "schizophrenic" on immigration and suggested that tea party members were damaging to the Republican Party, touting negative messages that ran counter to Americans' political will.
A military judge did something extraordinary last summer when he ordered the Marine Corps' top officer to submit sworn statements in a sexual assault case. The answers from the commandant, Gen. James F. Amos, have some in Marine legal circles wondering whether he told the full truth.
Many people treat themselves now and then to things they don't need. It might be a marginally useful high-tech gadget, a set of steak knives with handles of genuine plastic or a useless lawn flamingo in shocking pink with rhinestone toes.
Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Dick Durbin petitioned President Obama in a letter to stop the force-feedings of inmates at Guantanamo Bay prison.