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(Washington, DC) -- Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno claims there will be a "thorough, transparent and complete review" of the capture of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. In a statement, General Odierno said the Pentagon's first priority is to ensure that Bergdahl's health is taken care...
(Imperial Valley, CA) -- Officials say no one on the ground was hurt when a military jet crashed in an Imperial Valley neighborhood, about two hours east of San Diego. The Marine Corps says three homes were destroyed in Wednesday's crash. Officials at Miramar Air Station say the...
(Washington, DC) -- Some lawmakers are concerned about the effects of rising student loan debts. It is estimated that more than one-trillion dollars in student loan debt exists in the U.S. Opening a hearing, Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown said several million borrowers are in...
(New Brunswick, Canada) -- A manhunt is under way in Canada for a suspect who shot and killed three officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The shootout took place Wednesday night in Moncton, a city in the eastern province of New Brunswick. One witness reported seeing the...
(Undated) -- Personal robots will go on sale by early next year. The Japanese firm SoftBank said today it will start selling human-like robots for personal use by February. The machines are viewed as a way to address labor shortages in one of the most rapidly aging societies in...
(Albuquerque, NM) -- The only remaining original Navajo Code Talker from World War Two is dead. Chester Nez died of kidney failure Wednesday morning in New Mexico at age 93. Twenty-nine Navajo soldiers developed a code derived from their native language that the Japanese could...
(Washington, DC) -- Senators are commenting about the swapping of Taliban prisoners and the actions of American soldier Bowe Bergdahl. Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia said after a hearing with administration officials, quote, "we all agree we're not dealing with a war hero...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Supreme Court isn't standing in the way of a ruling that allows same-sex marriages in Oregon. The National Organization for Marriage had filed an emergency application to suspend the ruling. The high court turned it down without comment. Same-sex...
(Lafayette, IN) -- Authorities in Indiana say a man found dead in his home in May had been decomposing there for more than nine months. What is shocking to neighbors of the Lafayette veteran is the man's wife had acted like nothing was wrong. The Tippecanoe County coroner says...