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Chuck Hagel

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  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, May 16, the 136th day of 2015. There are 229 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 16, 1975, Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. On this date: In 1763,...
  • Ex-Pentagon spokesman Kirby appointed State Dep't spokesman

    Secretary of State John Kerry has a new spokesman. Kerry welcomed the former Pentagon spokesman, John Kirby, as the public face of the State Department Wednesday, hailing Kirby's "impeccable judgment, collegiality and character." Kirby is retiring from...
  • Pentagon accused of withholding information about sex crimes

    In a scathing critique of the Defense Department's efforts to curb sexual assaults, a U.S. senator warned Monday that the true scope of sex-related violence in the military communities is "vastly underreported" and that victims continue to struggle for...
  • 2 nuke launch officers face illegal drug charges

    Two more Air Force nuclear missile launch officers have been charged with illegal drug use in cases stemming from an investigation that led to the disclosure last year of a separate exam-cheating scandal, the Air Force said Friday. 1st Lt. Michael Alonso...
  • Stage not yet set for resumption of Guantanamo detainee releases

    MIAMI While some in the Obama administration are eager to resume transfers of detainees at Guantanamo this summer, none of the mechanisms are yet in place to move even one of the 122 captives now held at the detention center in southeast Cuba, U.S....
  • Hillary Clinton's vulnerability: Iraq

    Hillary Clinton's vulnerability: Iraq
    As the 2016 Republican presidential aspirants assess the best way to confront Hillary Clinton as the Democratic front runner, a Republican-turned-Democrat, Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, thinks he's found her weak spot, and may take her on for the...
  • Probing Hillary's vulnerability

    WASHINGTON -- As the 2016 Republican presidential aspirants assess the best way to confront Hillary Clinton as the Democratic frontrunner, a Republican-turned-Democrat, Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, thinks he's found her weak spot, and may take her on...
  • Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don't qualify for mental care

    Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don't qualify for mental care
    The largest study to date of recent military and veteran suicides has identified two high-risk groups of former troops who are generally ineligible for the psychiatric care afforded to all others who served: those forced out of the military for misconduct...
  • Fewer reported sex assaults at military schools, but Naval Academy is up

    Fewer reported sex assaults at military schools, but Naval Academy is up
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of reported sexual assaults involving students at three military service academies went down in the most recent school year, capping a year that saw the military continue to struggle with high-profile cases among leaders...
  • Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary

    Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the first...
  • Hagel dismisses reports he resigned over differences with Obama

    Hagel dismisses reports he resigned over differences with Obama
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Thursday his resignation last week was not prompted by "major differences" with President Barack Obama, pushing back against statements that he had been fired or quit due to White House micromanagement. Hagel,...