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  • Female recruits in the Marine Corps and other services will have to prove themselves as capable as men during training, if traditionalists have their way. (Associated Press)

    Military is advised against lower standards for women

    With Republicans lacking the votes to reinstitute the ban on women in combat as federal law, conservatives are focusing on how to make sure the Pentagon does not lower the standards — and with them, combat readiness — to ensure that female service members graduate.


  • A firefighter exits the front of a heavily damaged two-story home in Hope Mills, N.C., on Tuesday. A Special Forces soldier died trying to rescue his two young daughters during a fire at the house. Edward Cantrell, Isabella Cantrell, 6, and Natalia Cantrell, 4, perished in the blaze. (Associated Press)

    Green Beret dies trying to save daughters from fire

    A decorated Green Beret who returned from his fifth deployment to Afghanistan last summer died Tuesday trying to rescue his two young daughters from their burning home near Fort Bragg. The girls were also killed in the blaze.


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