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  • U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Russian military exercise

    U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Russian military exercise
    The State Department on Monday warned Moscow that a large Russian military exercise underway near the border with Ukraine could sharpen tensions as Russian-backed separatists battle Ukrainian troops nearby. U.S. officials are "deeply concerned" by the...
  • China quake toll rises to 615; muddy noodles open army to scrutiny

    China quake toll rises to 615; muddy noodles open army to scrutiny
    It was framed as a feel-good story about the sacrifice and toughness of Chinese soldiers: Troops who rushed to the site of a deadly earthquake in the southern province of Yunnan resorted to using muddy water to boil their instant noodles in the disaster...
  • Islamic State's momentum complicates the fight in Syria

    Islamic State's momentum complicates the fight in Syria
    The rebel fighters peered through small holes in the wall of the abandoned poultry plant and across the farm fields where forces of the Islamic State had massed. Hidden here, breathing the rank air, the rebels could see evidence of their foes' recent...
  • Army strong: Soldiers compete for title of Army's best

    Army strong: Soldiers compete for title of Army's best
    FORT EUSTIS — After three days of testing, physical conditioning including a 12-mile march with full tactical gear — or "battle rattle" — and little sleeping, an obstacle course was the last thing Army Spc. Marissa Santos wanted to do....
  • Ian Silverman smashes world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Ian Silverman smashes world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Paralympic swimming Baltimore's Silverman smashes nearly 13-year-old world record Team USA's Ian Silverman of Baltimore broke a nearly 13-year-old world record in the men's 400-meter freestyle S10 race Wednesday, highlighting Day 1 of the 2014 Pan...
  • As pro-Russia revolt founders in Ukraine, invasion fears rise

    As pro-Russia revolt founders in Ukraine, invasion fears rise
    As Ukrainian government forces close in on pro-Russia separatists' final strongholds, Western security strategists have sounded the alarm that Russian President Vladimir Putin may be preparing to invade eastern Ukraine to rescue the embattled insurgents....
  • Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan

    Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan
    After nearly a dozen years of war and scores of deployments, the Maryland National Guard is sending its last soldiers to Afghanistan — even as the killing of a U.S. general this week underscores the continuing volatility of the country and the...
  • New Libyan parliament meets as foreigners continue to flee unrest

    New Libyan parliament meets as foreigners continue to flee unrest
    More foreign nationals fled Libya on Monday as the newly elected parliament held its first official session in the eastern city of Tobruk because of security concerns in the capital, Tripoli. Britain deployed a warship to evacuate 361 people,...
  • Bergdahl is questioned in Army probe

    WASHINGTON Army investigators questioned Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for the first time Wednesday in the Pentagon's probe of his 2009 disappearance in Afghanistan, subsequent capture and nearly five years in Taliban captivity. Bergdahl's May 31 release in...
  • Netanyahu calls Israel's actions in Gaza justified, proportional

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking publicly about Gaza for the first time since a cease-fire began after four weeks of violence, voiced sadness about casualties while emphasizing that his country was not at fault. He put the blame for...
  • Bob Corker: A president of empty words

    Those around the world who are looking to the United States for support against intimidation, oppression or outright massacres have learned a tough lesson in the past few years: This U.S. president, despite his bold pronouncements and moral posturing,...