| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:39 PM
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,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:22 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:50 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:24 AM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:24 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:13 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:27 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 11:02 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:35 PM
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,...