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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Secret Service director briefed Obama on review: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama received an update Thursday on a review of the Secret Service's response after an intruder climbed the White House fence and entered the executive mansion last week, the White House said on Friday....
  • Iowa Senate seat might turn on chicken poop and hogs

    JEFFERSON, Iowa The race for the U.S. Senate in Iowa may come down to how voters feel about a chicken crossing into the wrong yard. Or whether Iowa hogs make a candidate especially qualified to deal with Washington pork. This too-close-to-call Senate...
  • Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care

    Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care
    As with many suicides, nobody saw this one coming. Back from his service in Afghanistan, Matthew Melanson was part of a tightly knit group of students at Tunxis Community College. The 22-year-old National Guardsman from Simsbury was known as an avid...
  • Former marine sentenced in bribery case

    Former marine sentenced in bribery case
    As he sat at the defense table in a Miami federal courtroom Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Jose Emmanuel Torres wanted the judge to remember his 15 years of spotless military service to his country. But prosecutor Jeffrey Kaplan wanted the judge to remember...
  • Note to Secret Service -- lock the White House door

    As anyone who's ever tried knows, the White House is one of the most difficult buildings in the world to get into. Take it from me. I go there almost every day for the daily White House press briefings. You have to go through several layers of security to...
  • Martin Schram: Arab powers join battle for hearts and minds of Muslims

    Obama's Arab coalition may succeed in the one battle America cannot win. It is, to be sure, a dickens of time in the Middle East. But much to our surprise, historians may someday look back and say this week marked the start of a long, slow reversal in...
  • Rosie O'Donnell Returns to 'The View' Healthier and Happier

    Rosie O'Donnell Returns to 'The View' Healthier and Happier
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The last person who thought Rosie O'Donnell would ever return to "The View" was Rosie O'Donnell. In the spring of 2007, the talk show host opted not to renew her contract with the gabfest created by Barbara Walters, even though...
  • Australia raises threat level to 'high' on Iraq, Syria

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Friday raised its terror threat level to 'high' for the first ever time, citing the likelihood of terrorist attacks by Australian citizens radicalised in Iraq or Syria, despite stressing there was no knowledge of a specific...
  • Ahead of speech, Obama briefs Congress on Islamic State strategy

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told leaders of Congress on Tuesday that he did not need for them to authorize his strategy to fight Islamic State, ahead of a speech to Americans that may herald expanded operations against the group in Iraq and...
  • NATO searches on: Meeting in Wales fails to agree on a new mission

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, Sept. 9: Last week's NATO summit in Wales, attended by President Barack Obama, attempted to adapt the organization's current configuration to the problems of 2014. NATO the...
  • Obama says need to 'snuff out' militant groups like Islamic State

    BALTIMORE (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday the goal of an international coalition he is helping to form is to "ultimately snuff out" the type of extremism demonstrated by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. It is a "sobering time," said...