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  • Review: 'Last Days in Vietnam' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Last Days in Vietnam' ★★★ 1/2
    Rory Kennedy's exceptional documentary "Last Days in Vietnam" will be broadcast in April on the long-running PBS series "American Experience." But it holds up on a bigger screen and deserves a large audience earlier than that. Ideally that audience...
  • Car and home insurer USAA asks permission to test drones

    Car and home insurer USAA asks permission to test drones
    Home and auto insurer USAA said it has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to research how drones could be used to improve how it settles claims during natural disasters. USAA, which serves 10.4 million current and former members of...
  • Britain drops terror charges against former Guantanamo inmate

    British prosecutors dropped terrorism-related charges against former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg on Wednesday, days before his trial was scheduled to begin. Begg, a Briton of Pakistani descent, was arrested in February and charged with seven counts...
  • Metal Distributor Says Pratt Scared Off Its Customers

    A Massachusetts titanium supplier being sued by Pratt & Whitney for allegedly shipping bad material has denied the claim and fired back Wednesday with a counterclaim saying the engine maker's response caused many of its customers to flee. In its response...
  • 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...
  • Deal gives U.S. 2 more years to train Afghan troops, conduct strikes

    Afghanistan’s approval Tuesday of a continued U.S. and NATO troop presence gives the Pentagon at least two more years to train Afghan troops and conduct targeted strikes against Taliban insurgents who have stepped up attacks in key parts of the...
  • Republican critic of Congress challenges Alcee Hastings

    Republican critic of Congress challenges Alcee Hastings
    Voters in the 20th congressional district will choose on Nov. 4 between Alcee Hastings, a Democrat with 22 years of experience on Capitol Hill, and a Republican newcomer who scorns all of Congress. "I'm not the incumbent. I haven't given this country $18...
  • Accused White House intruder is decorated Iraq war veteran

    Accused White House intruder is decorated Iraq war veteran
    WASHINGTON - The Texas man accused of breaking into the White House while armed with a knife is a U.S. military veteran who was decorated for his service in the Iraq war, the U.S. Army said on Sunday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, is expected to appear in court...
  • Afghan soldiers who left Massachusetts stand to be deported

    The three Afghan soldiers who went missing while in Massachusetts for military training and were found trying to enter Canada are facing immigration charges and stand to be deported, U.S. officials said Tuesday. An Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
  • Is Obama's Islamic State escalation justified?

    In his address to the nation almost two weeks ago, President Obama promised to use force against the armies of Islamic State "wherever they are," and he specifically mentioned Syria. But Monday night's airstrikes in that country came sooner and with...
  • Obama shows us the right way to go to war

    Obama shows us the right way to go to war
    To the editor: President Obama's Middle East strategy is working. ("U.S. opens new front against Islamic State with airstrikes in Syria," Sept. 22) Several Arab nations have allied themselves with our forces and have helped both militarily and...