| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:01 AM
The killing of American-born, radical cleric and al-Qaida propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki by a CIA-operated drone last week is being touted as a major victory by U.S. counterterrorism officials. Mr. al-Awlaki has been described as a high-ranking figure in...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:24 AM
SANAA, Yemen -- Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born cleric linked to al Qaeda who was once an imam at a San Diego-area mosque, was killed in a CIA drone strike in Yemen on Friday, U.S. officials said.
Al-Awlaki's death, confirmed by U.S. and Yemeni officials,...
| May 12, 2011
| 2:20 AM
Flags were scheduled to fly at half staff around the state Thursday to honor a fallen soldier from Michigan.
Private First Class Robert Friese of Chesterfield in the Detroit area was killed in late April 100 miles south of Baghdad. He died from...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 6:10 PM
Dorothy Lee says it will be good to get her grandson back home from Iraq. But the Havre de Grace woman will believe it when she sees him.
In the months since Pfc. Christopher Hine left for Contingency Operating Base Adder in southern Iraq, Lee has...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 7:44 AM
A Maryland National Guard unit has returned from Iraq ahead of schedule, the first Marylanders to come home since President Barack Obama announced the withdrawal of all U.S. forces by the end of the year.
The 17 members of the Baltimore-based 29th Mobile...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Fort Hood -- An appellate court sitting in Washington D.C. has lifted the stay in the U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan court martial.
The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces lifted the stay that had put the Hasan court martial on hold since Aug. 15 over...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Spc. Cameron J. Stambaugh, age 20, was killed in action while serving his country in Afghanistan on July 8, 2012.
Cameron was born in York on May 28, 1992. He graduated from Spring Grove Area High School class of 2010. He proudly served his country...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 9:19 AM
A heavily armed gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, on Friday, July 20, killing at least 12 and wounding 38. Police arrested a suspect in theater's parking lot.
Here are some of the worst U.S. mass shootings since World War II....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:36 AM
In the search for answers in the wake of the shootings in Aurora, Colo., authorities have made one curious conclusion about the suspect, James Holmes. The FBI has made clear that Mr. Holmes has no ties to terrorism. This is flat wrong — he is a...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 6:42 AM
NEW ORLEANS -- Days after the Colorado movie theater massacre, President Barack Obama on Wednesday forcefully spoke out against gun violence, making perhaps some of his strongest comments yet as president on the issue.
While the president said he...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 3:58 PM
U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh said that a “politically correct” U.S. government was so fearful of offending Islam that it failed to prevent the Fort Hood massacre.
Walsh, a first-term Republican congressman with tea party support, told an audience in...