By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney is planning a trip to Israel this summer, an aide to the likely GOP nominee said Monday.
Details about exactly when and where Romney will visit were not immediately available, and the aide spoke on
SEATTLE (AP) - The wife of the soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan in March says she has not told their children - a 5-year-old girl and 2-year-old boy - why their father isn't coming home.
Kari Bales told "CBS This Morning" (http://is.gd/
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Gov. Chris Gregoire has directed that flags at all Washington state agency buildings be lowered to half-staff today in memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Jarrod A. Lallier, 20, of Spokane. Lallier received a posthumous promotion to Specialist.
Lallier was killed June
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - America's citizen soldiers, who train in their hometowns for a weekend a month and two weeks a year, are paid more for one day of training at home than their fellow National Guard and Reserve members earn for a day
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