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  • Oct. 6 Letters: Politics, sports and domestic abuse, MRAPS, seniors

    Listed below are some quirky tidbits of life today that make me feel out of step: 1. We are told to not judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are told to judge all gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Am I missing something?...
  • Panthers fall 4-1 to Lightning, go winless in preseason

    If the revamped Panthers were looking for a confidence-building win in their final preseason game Saturday night at Amalie Arena, they need to search elsewhere. Perhaps they'll find some chemistry, cohesiveness and confidence over the next three days at...
  • Federal judge orders videos of Guantanamo force-feedings unsealed

    Federal judge orders videos of Guantanamo force-feedings unsealed
    A federal judge has ordered the Obama administration to release videos of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner being force-fed. U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler issued an order Friday that requires the federal government to release the 28 videos to the public...
  • Why war? It's a question Americans should be asking.

    Why war? It's a question Americans should be asking.
    As the United States charges once more into war, little debate has centered on the actual utility of war. Instead, policymakers and pundits have focused their comments on combating the latest danger to our nation and its interests as posed by Islamic...
  • Want to beat Islamic State? Try the Afghan model, circa 2001

     Want to beat Islamic State? Try the Afghan model, circa 2001
    President Obama, who swept to power in 2008 in part on his promise to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq, is clearly a reluctant warrior. His concern about getting involved in "mission creep" in the deserts of Iraq, where nearly 4,500 troops have died, recently...
  • Islamic State beheads British hostage; captive from Indiana threatened

    Islamic State beheads British hostage; captive from Indiana threatened
    WASHINGTON/BEIRUT - Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria posted a video on Friday that appeared to show the beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning, triggering condemnation by the British and U.S. governments. The footage on YouTube,...
  • Marine is first U.S. death in operations against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON - A U.S. Marine who went into the sea from a V-22 Osprey during a flight mishap over the northern Gulf this week was the first American killed in U.S. military operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Corporal Jordan...
  • Locally, defense firms are thinking global

    Locally, defense firms are thinking global
    When a Chesapeake defense contractor sought business overseas, it found a willing audience for its line of equipment for first responders. The next task was a bit more daunting: Translating its highly technical training manuals into Polish. In Newport...
  • Liberia anxiously awaits aid from U.S., others in fight against Ebola

    Liberia anxiously awaits aid from U.S., others in fight against Ebola
    The building site for a field hospital — America’s first big contribution to Liberia’s fight against Ebola — looks a little discouraging: a sweeping expanse of mud and puddles in swampy ground, with piles of gravel, three idle...
  • Pentagon opens second mobile laboratory in fight against Ebola

    Pentagon opens second mobile laboratory in fight against Ebola
    Moving to help check the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the Pentagon on Friday opened its second mobile laboratory in Liberia, the country hit hardest by the deadly disease. Three weeks after President Obama announced that the Pentagon would help...
  • Stop sending US soldiers overseas

    Why are we still sending our men and women across seas? Don’t they need a break? Don’t their families need a break? Doesn’t anyone else see the difficulties that these men and women go through after returning from their duties? Post-...