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  • U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines

    U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines
    The U.S. has pledged to get rid of all stockpiles of land mines except those to defend South Korea, the State Department said Tuesday. The decision to exclude the Korean peninsula follows a commitment the U.S. made in June that it would not make, keep...
  • Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70

    Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70
    Joseph F. Nawrozki III, a retired investigative reporter who served on the staff of three Baltimore daily newspapers and was a Vietnam War combat veteran, died of leukemia Saturday at his Bel Air home. He was 70. "Joe had a real instinct for the...
  • Orland Park marks Veterans Day by adding names to memorial

    Orland Park marks Veterans Day by adding names to memorial
    Tuesday's cold, wet weather moved Orland Park's Veterans Day ceremony indoors, but it didn't keep crowds from attending to thank area veterans and honor those whose names were added to the Orland Park Veterans' Memorial outside Village Hall. One...
  • Lois Frankel says people need to realize 'we are now in a war in Iraq again'

    Lois Frankel says people need to realize 'we are now in a war in Iraq again'
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel said Monday that people need to realize all the implications of the U.S. move to train and equip Syrian rebels as part of the strategy to combat the Islamic State known as ISIL. “Nobody should be fooled. We are now in a...
  • Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama

    Remember when pundits were worried that Americans had turned isolationist? As recently as August, polls showed big majorities opposed to military intervention in Iraq, Syria or anywhere else. But it only took a couple of beheadings by Islamic State to...
  • Tomas Young dies at 34; soldier became antiwar activist after paralyzing injury

    Tomas Young dies at 34; soldier became antiwar activist after paralyzing injury
    He gave up just once, opting last year to enter hospice care and stop taking nutrition through a feeding tube. He wanted an end to the pain and surgeries and tubes and pumps that had sustained him after he was paralyzed from the chest down by an Iraqi...
  • Robert H. Scales: The clock is ticking in Iraq

    Robert H. Scales: The clock is ticking in Iraq
    Last Friday, on a dead news night and three days after the election, the White House announced another surge of U.S. troops to Iraq. Why now? Why so many? And are these enough to defeat the Islamic State? The answers lie in large part in "ground truth,"...
  • Tomas Young, Iraq war veteran and antiwar activist, dies at 34

    Tomas Young, Iraq war veteran and antiwar activist, dies at 34
    Tomas Young, an Iraq War veteran-turned-activist who became one of the first veterans to publicly oppose the war, has died. Young, who was paralyzed after being shot five days into his tour in Iraq, died Monday morning at a home in Seattle. His death...
  • Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film

    Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film
    Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered...
  • Afghanistan swears in new leader amid dispute, violence

    Afghanistan swears in new leader amid dispute, violence
    Afghanistan inaugurated its first new president in a decade on Monday, swearing in technocrat Ashraf Ghani to head a power-sharing government just as the withdrawal of most foreign troops presents a crucial test. The first democratic handover of power...
  • Enfield Group Selling Wreaths To Place On Veterans' Graves

    Enfield Group Selling Wreaths To Place On Veterans' Graves
    Kelly Davis has been involved in Wreaths Across America since its start in Enfield in 2008. Davis, 54, is a military veteran herself. She served in the U.S. Air Force in the 1980s as a commanding control specialist. Her husband, Ken, was in the U.S....