By DAN ELLIOTT and MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota wildfire forced officials to ground seven other Air Force air tankers, removing critical firefighting aircraft from the skies during
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - A soldier who shot and killed his superior officer at Fort Bragg and then turned the gun on himself is also dead, military officials said Sunday.
The Army said in a news release that 27-year-old Spc. Ricky G. Elder of Hutchinson, Kan.,
By ALLEN REEDAssociated Press
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Jack Jacobs can proudly - and truthfully - say he was awarded the Medal of Honor for his valor in Vietnam. After a recent Supreme Court ruling, anyone else is free under the First Amendment to make the same claim, whether
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Residents of Bethel, Alaska, know from cable TV ads what the major fast-food chains offer: chicken at KFC, burgers at McDonald's and tacos at Taco Bell.
They just haven't been able to get any of
By ANNE GEARAN and DEB RIECHMANNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is considering a new gambit to restart peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan that would send several Taliban detainees from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a prison
By AMIR SHAHAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Suicide bombers blew themselves up at the gate of a government compound in eastern Afghanistan before dawn Friday, opening the way for armed insurgents to storm the facility and touching off an hours-long gunbattle that left
By ALEX KATZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A flight attendant on a weather-delayed plane yelled at passengers and challenged them to leave the plane if they dared before he was removed and the flight was canceled.
The incident, involving American Eagle flight
By STACY A. ANDERSONAssociated Press
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - President Barack Obama is meeting with wounded service members from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Obama traveled to the hospital outside Washington
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a federal law making it a crime to lie about receiving the Medal of Honor and other prized military awards, with justices branding the false claim "contemptible" but nonetheless
By NASR UL HADIAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - Afghan officials appealed to foreign companies Thursday in an effort to attract corporate investment to help stabilize their country after more than a decade of war.
A delegation led by Foreign Minister Zalmai