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Bert and Ernie, Big Bird and the Count have spent years teaching children right from wrong and how to count, but now some of their fellow "Sesame Street" neighbors will take on a new task: counseling military families.
Lockheed Martin Corp. was awarded a contract worth up to $5 billion to support special operations forces from the Pentagon.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai believes that Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal is the "best commander" of the nearly 9-year-old war and hopes that President Obama doesn't decide to replace him.
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has been summoned to Washington to explain derogatory comments about President Obama and his colleagues, administration officials said Tuesday.
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld one of the government's most frequently used tools in the battle against terrorism.
Defense contractors who openly discussed a suspected pay-to-play scheme in e-mails released by congressional ethics investigators had ties to a powerful lobbying firm and won millions of dollars in federal earmarks after contributing to the campaign of an Indiana congressman.
The Obama administration has reaffirmed its promise to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan by July 2011, distancing itself from recent Pentagon comments that the move could take longer.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Sunday that President Obama could end up vetoing legislation that would lift the ban on gays serving openly in the military.
A private researcher who has labored for years to identify the remains of U.S. service members declared missing in action during World War II says he has matched seven MIAs with the remains of unknowns and he expects to match as many as 19 more within a week.