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  • Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad

    Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad
    Far from home while deployed in the army in Afghanistan, Wesley McCracken was nevertheless able to prepare for his return home while still abroad.
  • Militants kill four polio workers in Pakistan

    Gunmen killed three Pakistani women polio workers and their driver on Wednesday, police said, in the most deadly attack on the health workers in two years. Teams in Pakistan working to immunize children against polio are often targeted by Taliban...

    Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary

    Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary
    As he searches for his fourth Defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office....

    Chicago-area refugees experience traditions, flavors of Thanksgiving

    Chicago-area refugees experience traditions, flavors of Thanksgiving
    The music filling the room was wholly American — the instantly recognizable Vince Guaraldi piano riff from the "Peanuts" holiday specials. But the guests in the room didn't grow up watching Charlie Brown or celebrating Thanksgiving. They were...

    Hagel bows out of an administration adrift

    PARIS -- Chuck Hagel's departure from his post as defense secretary has been attributed to his failure to fit in with the Obama cabinet's crowd. Among his other reported deficiencies was that he was only a sergeant in Vietnam, twice wounded. A twice-...