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  • Look who's 70!

    Look who's 70!
    The first Jeep, made in 1941 by the Willys-Overland Company in response to the U.S. military's call for a new light reconnaissance vehicle, was a quarter-ton, four-wheel-drive machine. It was practical, plain and had a gearshift on the steering column and low body cutouts.
  • Obama says he'll slow Afghanistan drawdown 'so we don't have to go back'

    Obama says he'll slow Afghanistan drawdown 'so we don't have to go back'
    President Obama has made the steady withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan a top priority for his second term, but his decision Tuesday to change course and slow the drawdown reflects a renewed concern about terrorism threats and a clear rapport...

    Military children more likely to have a history of suicide attempts

    Military children more likely to have a history of suicide attempts
    California high school students who have a parent in the military are far more likely than those from civilian families to have recently attempted suicide, according to a new study. The findings are based on a survey of ninth and 11th graders at 261...

    U.S. military loses contact with Predator drone flying over Syria

    A Pentagon official confirmed the U.S. military lost contact with an unarmed Predator drone Tuesday while it was flying above northwestern Syria, but could not corroborate reports that the aircraft was shot down by President Bashar Assad’s air...

    Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns

    Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns
    The beleaguered director of the Secret Service resigned Wednesday after President Obama lost confidence in her ability to lead the troubled agency amid a string of high-profile security lapses. Julia A. Pierson, the first woman to hold the post, stepped...