Story | Jul 29, 2014 | 5:55 PM
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Story | Jul 30, 2014 | 9:35 AMMaryland native Joseph Gantt joined the Army at 18, serving with distinction as a Sergeant First Class in the South Pacific during World War II, even though the military segregated him because of the color of his skin. Gantt had redeployed to the front lines of Korea in December 1950 as a field medic with the 2nd Infantry Division when his unit was overrun by enemy forces. Gantt was thrown into a prison camp and reportedly died there in March 1951. But his wife, Clara Gantt, refused to lose faith. She never remarried, hoping that he would come home someday.
Story | Jul 28, 2014 | 2:05 PM
MIAMI The U.S. military filmed troops searching captives' Qurans inside Guantanamo's prison building for cooperative captives an episode blamed for sparking the prison's long-running hunger strike, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. The...
Story | Jul 21, 2014 | 6:52 AM
GAZA (Reuters) - Residents of the Gaza Strip, mostly house-bound and fearful after 13 days of Israeli bombardment, lit fireworks and chanted "God is great!" into the early morning darkness on Monday after Hamas said it had captured an Israeli soldier....
Story | Jul 14, 2014 | 12:27 PM