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  • Court reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide

    The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.

  • Murder suspect Kassim Alhimidi reacts to being found guilty for the murder of his wife Shaima Alawadi, Thursday April 17, 2014. Alhimidi shook his head as the verdict was read Thursday. He was charged with murdering his 32-year-old wife, Shaima Alawadi, in El Cajon, home to one of the largest enclaves of Iraqi immigrants in the U.S. (AP Photo/John Gastaldo,Pool)

    Court chaos: Iraqi man convicted in wife's murder

    What began as a hate crime investigation two years ago has led to the murder conviction of an Iraqi immigrant, whose wife was found badly beaten with a threatening note labeling her a terrorist.

  • Mourners chant slogans against the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), while carrying  a flag-draped coffin of Shawki Rahim during his funeral procession in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The Iraqi Army officer was killed during clashes with al-Qaida fighters in Hillah last night, his family said. (AP Photo/Jaber al-Helo)

    Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

    Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials said.

  • Calif. jury convicts Iraqi for wife's murder; daughter 'outraged' defense suggested her involvement

    An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that initially was considered a hate crime because a note found next to her body said: "This is my country, go back to yours, you terrorist."

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'American Spartan'

    On a cold November morning in 2011, I was sitting in my office on a forward operating base in the Bala Murghab district of western Afghanistan. I was the senior adviser for a civilian interagency district support team and had just finished my evaluation of our situation. It was grim.

  • Veteran seeks Iraq, Afghan war monument in Pontiac

    A U.S. Navy veteran from Pontiac wants to put up a monument to honor Livingston County residents who served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Schumer requests NYC parade for returning troops

    Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing a New York City homecoming parade for troops returned from the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Alex Wong, Pool)

    Hagel seeks to increase ties with Mongolia

    The United States will expand military training and exercises with Mongolia following the signing of an agreement by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at the close of his 10-day trip to the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Secretary of State John F. Kerry defends the Obama administration's response to Russia's moves on eastern Ukraine during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing. (Associated Press Photographs)

    CURL: The next hot spot is the world's problem, not America's

    The Washington Times headline blared the news: "Senators demand arms for restive Ukraine." Yes, the illustrious U.S. Senate, which for the past decade has overspent on the U.S. budget by trillions and trillions of dollars, thinks it's a very good idea if America wades into a battle with Russia over some former USSR territory.

  • The U.S., Texas and City of Killeen flags fly at at half staff for shooting victims, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Killeen, Texas.  A soldier, Spc. Ivan Lopez,  opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Soldiers killed at Fort Hood had years of service

    Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commander at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, on Friday released the names of the three soldiers killed by Spc. Ivan Lopez, who then used the same .45-caliber pistol to kill himself. Milley said the shooting rampage on Wednesday at Fort Hood followed a verbal altercation.

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    ALLARD: The heavy price of an overextended military

    The nation's attention-deficit disorder is best measured by the media's swiftness in pivoting from shocked headlines back to the usual news feed.

  • Fort Hood reveals identities of 3 soldiers killed

    The three soldiers killed in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood by another military man had served in the military for years and been deployed to Iraq as well as other places.

  • A police officer checks drivers' IDs outside the main gate at Fort Hood, Texas, after a shooting at the Army base Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  One person was killed and at least 14 injured in a shooting Wednesday at Fort Hood. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Deborah Cannon)  AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, MAGS OUT; NO SALES; INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM

    Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood Army base

    A soldier opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide at the same post where more than a dozen people were slain in a 2009 attack, authorities said.

  • Army says alleged shooter saw no combat in Iraq

    The Army's top civilian official says the soldier accused in the Fort Hood shooting this week was deployed for the final months of the Iraq war but did not see combat.

  • Details emerging in Fort Hood massacre

    An armed female security officer confronted Fort Hood gunman Spc. Ivan Lopez minutes after his deadly rampage began, firing off a round before he put his .45-caliber Smith & Wesson pistol to his head and pulled the trigger.

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