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To his supporters, Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is a hero, the whistle-blower who revealed U.S. war crimes and diplomatic double-dealing in the Pentagon records and State Department cables he is alleged to have sent to the anti-secrecy organization...
Remember that awkward silence that fell across the nation back in '94 when Bill Clinton's surgeon general used the M-word? Jocelyn Elders, speaking at an AIDS conference at the U.N. about reducing the risk of sexually transmitted disease, said that...
Opinion L.A.Unemployment: To the 8.6% who remain jobless, consider hiring yourself. Small-business creation is a way to create jobs and lower unemployment....
Money & CompanyA long-awaited report was made public by the Air Force and disclosed details about the death of a pilot who crashed in the Alaskan wilderness in the military's most expensive fighter jet, the F-22 Raptor....
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterBENTON HARBOR - Look out for Iran, says a man who should know. He’s Robert Gates, the former U.S. secretary of defense, and he addressed the Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Wednesday night at the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center. The...
Tags: Politics, China, Petroleum Industry, Elections, Weaponry
The recent Republican presidential candidate debate in Las Vegas put a new spotlight on the issue of U.S. spending on foreign aid, although it may have escaped the notice of many ("Republicans take off gloves in Vegas debate," Oct. 19). Times are tough...
Raymond M. Gates, 86, of Somerset, died Oct. 23, 2011, at In Touch Hospice House. Born in Bedford County, he is the son of the late Raymond M. and Reha (Berkey) Gates. Survived by his wife Doris Jean (Yost) Gates, son, Robert M. Gates and wife Suzanne...
KTLA/ReutersWASHINGTON -- The ban on gays serving openly in the U.S. military will end by September, President Barack Obama said on Friday after notifying Congress that all the requirements to repeal it have been met. The armed forces are ready to set aside the 18-...
First I saw the headline detailing a strike on a military base ("5 U.S. soldiers killed in strike on Baghdad base," June 7) and then on the following page a warning that a decade-long conflict may needed to be extended ("Gates: Afghan job not done"). What...
Tags: Iraq, Saddam Hussein, Barack Obama, Afghanistan
The inaugural Big Ten Championship football game will kick off in Indianapolis on Saturday between Michigan State and Wisconsin. Thousands of fans are already in town and providing a boost to the local economy, but they aren't giving any kind of boost to...
Twenty years ago this summer, American cities staged noisy, flag-waving parades to celebrate the U.S. victory in a war we've almost forgotten: the Persian Gulf War against Iraq. The president at the time, George H.W. Bush, saw his poll ratings soar in the...
In a time of great political gridlock, there is at least one issue that both parties still agree on — the urgency to confront and reduce the threat posed by terrorist groups that are actively seeking nuclear weapons. But Congress reduced the fiscal...
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