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  • Former Marine in urination video found dead in North Carolina

    Former Marine in urination video found dead in North Carolina
    Former Marine sniper Robert Richards, a central figure in a 2012 video scandal involving Marines urinating on the corpses of Afghan insurgents, has been found dead at his home in North Carolina. Richards, 28, died in Jacksonville, outside Camp Lejeune,...
  • Marine Cpl. Wassef Hassoun, accused of deserting, turns himself in

    Marine Cpl. Wassef Hassoun, accused of deserting, turns himself in
    Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, who has been declared a deserter on two separate occasions a decade ago, has turned himself in to U.S. custody and will face charges, the Marines confirmed. The 34-year-old arrived in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday and is...
  • Marine who vanished from Iraq in 2004 charged with desertion

    Marine who vanished from Iraq in 2004 charged with desertion
    A Marine who disappeared from a military camp in Iraq a decade ago and eventually turned  up with family in Lebanon was charged Friday with desertion and other charges, a U.S. Marines official said. Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, an Arabic interpreter from...
  • Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film

    Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film
    Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered...
  • Allen West calls for Obama impeachment, cites prisoner swap

    Allen West calls for Obama impeachment, cites prisoner swap
    Former Congressman Allen West wants his former colleagues in the U.S. House to file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama. Citing the swap of five Taliban prisoners of war held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Sgt. Bowe...
  • Hagel to Naval Academy graduates: Take the lead in eliminating sexual assault

    Hagel to Naval Academy graduates: Take the lead in eliminating sexual assault
    As senior midshipmen at the Naval Academy waited Friday to be commissioned the newest officers in the Navy and Marine Corps, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said they must work to stamp out sexual assault in the military. Speaking during commencement...
  • Bowe Bergdahl retains Yale military law expert as his attorney

    Bowe Bergdahl retains Yale military law expert as his attorney
    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, freed after years of captivity in Afghanistan and returned to active duty this week, has retained an attorney — a military law expert from Yale. Eugene Fidell, who teaches military justice at Yale Law School, told the Los...
  • How a bishop moved Lincoln, and saved 265 Dakota Indians

    How a bishop moved Lincoln, and saved 265 Dakota Indians
    The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion. But nothing in the Constitution forbids a president from consulting with clerics, and meetings between presidents and religious figures...
  • Navy is investigating rape threat allegedly made by sailor

    Navy is investigating rape threat allegedly made by sailor
    The Navy is investigating allegations that a Washington-based sailor threatened to rape a California naval recruit in a comment posted on social media, military officials told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday. Cmdr. Jeannie Groeneveld, public affairs...
  • U.S. official defends FBI's secret inquiry into detainees' lawyers

    U.S. official defends FBI's secret inquiry into detainees' lawyers
    The FBI committed no wrongdoing when it carried out a secret inquiry into the defense teams for the five accused Sept. 11 terrorist conspirators, a government lawyer told a military judge at Guantanamo Bay on Monday. Fernando Campoamor-Sanchez, a senior...
  • Benghazi suspect was planning more attacks, U.S. tells U.N.

    Benghazi suspect was planning more attacks, U.S. tells U.N.
    The United States told the U.N. Security Council that the suspected ringleader of a deadly 2012 attack on its diplomatic compound in Benghazi planned to target more Americans and that justified his capture. In a letter obtained by Reuters on Wednesday,...