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  • Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents

    Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents
    WASHINGTON — Two heavily armed, camouflaged Mexican soldiers crossed 50 yards inside Arizona in January and drew their guns against U.S. Border Patrol agents who confronted them in a tense standoff, according to documents obtained by The Times/...
  • Ft. Hood shooter said to have been furious before rampage

    When Army Spc. Ivan Lopez went on the shooting rampage Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Texas, killing three soldiers and injuring 16 others, he had just learned that superiors in Washington had rejected his request to take a temporary leave to deal with family...
  • Polk County man among soldiers shot at Fort Hood

    Mulberry High School observed a moment of silence Friday for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ferguson, a 1993 graduate of the Polk County school who was among three soldiers shot to death Wednesday at Fort Hood, Texas, by a gunman who then committed suicide....
  • In Killeen, a show of support for Ft. Hood survivors, families

    In Killeen, a show of support for Ft. Hood survivors, families
    KILLEEN, Texas -- Hundreds of people proceeded around a park here late Friday waving American flags in a show of support for those wounded in this week's shooting at nearby Ft. Hood. The gathering was organized by a veterans' group, Red White & Blue,...
  • Ft. Hood shooting underscores Army's mental health crisis

    KILLEEN, Texas -- This week's deadly shootings at Ft. Hood suggest that after years of trying to confront a mental health crisis, the military is still struggling to design a healthcare system that can identify and successfully treat service members who...
  • Family, friends remember three soldiers killed in Fort Hood shooting

    AUSTIN, Texas Fort Hood officials on Friday officially released the names of the three soldiers killed this week when Spc. Ivan Lopez opened fire on the Army post. Lopez fatally shot himself during a shootout with a military police officer, officials have...
  • Verbal altercation believed to have sparked Fort Hood shooting

    AUSTIN, Texas The soldier who went on a shooting spree Wednesday at Fort Hood was involved in an argument with other soldiers from his unit shortly before he opened fire, killing three and wounding 16, Army officials said Friday. Officials didn't...
  • 'Verbal altercation' may have led to Fort Hood rampage: Army

    'Verbal altercation' may have led to Fort Hood rampage: Army
    The suspected gunman at Fort Hood in Texas argued heatedly with fellow soldiers before going on a shooting spree that left three dead and 16 injured at the sprawling U.S. Army base, a military investigator said on Friday. Ivan Lopez, a 34-year-old...
  • Hero of 2009 Ft. Hood rampage calls for arming soldiers on base

    WASHINGTON — The Ft. Hood shootings are stoking debate over whether Congress should repeal a two-decade-old ban on carrying personal firearms on military bases, a policy designed to protect military personnel against accidental or indiscriminate...
  • EU not ready for more sanctions against Russia, ministers

    Several EU foreign ministers said on Friday that it was too early to slap broad economic sanctions on Russia for its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, but that such an option should be kept open. British Foreign Secretary William Hague told...
  • Home from war, our soldiers continue to die

    March ended with this uplifting news: For the first time in seven years, no U.S. soldiers died that month in combat. Not one. It's a relieving statistic, suggesting that the heavy toll in lives of U.S. military intervention is coming to an end. That...