| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
An Iranian woman facing a death sentence in a murder case that some have labeled a miscarriage of justice may be spared the gallows, Iranian judicial officials said Monday.
Authorities were seeking consent from the family of the victim to vacate the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:17 PM
A long-held Al Qaeda suspect at Guantanamo Bay was sent home to Kuwait early Wednesday after U.S. officials concluded he does not pose a threat to the United States.
Fawzi Odah, 37, was never charged or put on trial during his 13 years in the U.S....
| Dec 7, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Six men held at Guantanamo Bay were transferred to Uruguay, the largest single group of detainees to be moved from the military prison in Cuba, the Pentagon said Sunday.
The transfer, nearly a year in the making, marks the first time that Guantanamo...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Wreaths will be placed at veterans headstones throughout the country on Dec. 13, including at the Hampton National Cemetery.
Wreaths Across America Day takes place each December and will be replicated at 900 locations this year.
A remembrance ceremony...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Countries assisting peace talks between Colombia's government and leftist rebels said Wednesday night that an agreement had been reached to free a general whose capture jeopardized the negotiations.
A joint statement from Cuba and Norway said the two...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Darrell Stark, age 92, of Stafford Springs, recently met with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-2) to talk about his recent trip to Japan. Stark and six other former prisoners of war held by Japan during World War II made the journey as guests of the Japanese...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:06 PM
A Russian member of the Taliban who was captured by U.S. forces five years ago in eastern Afghanistan was named Tuesday in an indictment charging him with coordinating attacks on U.S. troops and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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Making a movie about the imperfect circumstances—to put it mildly—at Guantanamo Bay is a bit like shooting fish in a barrel. Even those with minimal information about the controversial prison probably don’t presume...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Despite having never met her uncle, Army Sgt. Frank Torigian, Glenda Frese has spent the last 15 years trying to bring his remains home from their unknown resting place in North Korea.
Torigian went missing, and ultimately died, during the Korean War...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:43 AM
In April 1943, when Ronald Norford was 10, his older brother Robert enlisted in the U.S. Navy and shipped out on a submarine patrolling the waters off Japan as World War Two was reaching full boil.
"My mother made me a white dress Navy uniform, like...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will take up a U.S. Army desk job in San Antonio after weeks of counseling following his release from five years of captivity by the Afghan Taliban, officials said on Monday.
Bergdahl, who was freed in a prisoner exchange on May...