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Syria faces 'tipping point'

With bodies literally piling up at the feet of his ceasefire observers, Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League envoy, left Damascus on Wednesday after his latest meeting with President Bashar al-Assad and said Syria is facing a "tipping point'... Read more»

Marine charged with making bomb threats on Tucson flight

A 24-year-old Marine from North Carolina was arrested and charged with making bomb threats aboard an airliner as it was taxiing for departure from Tucson International Airport for Phoenix on Monday morning.... Read more»

Father, son reunite 30 years after Guatemala massacre

It was Tranquilino Castañeda's first visit to the United States. And the first time that he would see his son in person after almost three decades during which he thought his boy had died in a massacre in Guatemala. ... Read more»

Comic: Afghanistan

Heading for the exits

The last U.S. and NATO troops will leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014. With very little to show for their efforts ...... Read more»

Memorial Day

Obama lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery was visited by President Obama Monday morning, where he praised the sacrifices of American soldiers.... Read more»

Memorial Day

Honoring our heroes

We pause to reflect on the service of the brave men and women who left their homes and their families since the founding of this great nation to protect their country and advance the pursuit of security and prosperity the world over.... Read more»

Memorial Day

The five deadliest places for U.S. military

As America commemorates Memorial Day, approximately 4,500 U.S. service members have died in Iraq and more than 1,840 in Afghanistan— five provinces in those countries saw the highest casualties.... Read more»

Memorial Day: 5 historical facts to know this weekend

There will be barbecue and maybe, you'll spend a few moments to reflect on what Memorial Day is really about: remembering those who gave their lives in service. But the national holiday, celebrated since 1868, is more than just a long weekend to kick off the summer.... Read more»

Egypt goes to polls, Muslim Brotherhood triumphant

As final election returns are tallied in Egypt, the people have spoken and the resounding message is clear: “Don’t underestimate the Muslim Brotherhood!”... Read more»

Vets worry remembrance being left out of Memorial Day

Veterans around Arizona agree: The remembrance aspect of Memorial Day is missing from the holiday. Some say that’s particularly true when it comes to younger people.... Read more»

Memorial Day

Grijalva: Bring our troops home and help their families

Memorial Day is a day not just to thank all those who have fought for our country, but to remember that our soldiers are people with families who want them home. Plus, Gov. Brewer orders state flags flown at half-staff.... Read more»2

Memorial Day events

Tucson and the region will honor its fallen soldiers with a parade and ceremonies for Memorial Day.... Read more»

Colin Powell says he supports gay marriage

In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday, former Secretary of State Colin Powell said he supports gay marriage.... Read more»

Women soldiers sue to lift combat ban

Two female are suing the U.S. government in an attempt to lift the country's ban on women in combat.... Read more»

Why Obama's Iran strategy is the best way forward

Even though halting Iran’s nuclear weapon ambitions is an urgent priority, there is time for a disciplined approach and a serious and determined effort to resolve the situation diplomatically.... Read more»

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