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Court-martial recommended for Bradley Manning

Pvt. Bradley Manning, the former U.S. Army analyst accused of giving Wikileaks founder Julian Assange hundreds of classified documents, has been recommended to stand trial before a court martial... Read more»1

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Can Cherrybell mail center closure be stopped?

Today on Buckmaster — We talk with Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriquez who wants the Justice Department to stop the U.S. Postal Service from closing the Tucson processing center. Then it's Keith Rosenblum, Buckmaster Show's Mexico contributor, on medical treatment south of the border. Plus, Gen. John Wickham, former Army chief of staff.... Read more»

Marines accused of urinating on Taliban dead

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has condemned a video that appears to show United States Marines urinating on dead Taliban fighters. The unverified 39-second video, posted online Wednesday, claims to show combat-ready soldiers desecrating the remains of several bodies on the ground.... Read more»4

Army's quest for the 'perfect' radio failing troops

Overly ambitious, poorly managed and saddled by incompatible goals, a program to create a single field radio that included testing on Fort Huachuca burned through $6 billion dollars while producing little working hardware. Another $11 billion was spent on old radios for the wars.... Read more»

Hekmati death sentence raises U.S.-Iran tensions

Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, an American and former Marine, has been sentenced to death by the Iranian Revolutionary Court, shocking the world and increasing tensions between the United States and Iran.... Read more»

Comic: Piracy

The Skinniest Pirate

On Thursday afternoon, U.S. Navy personnel freed the crew of an Iranian fishing trawler, which had been held captive for six weeks by Somali pirates.... Read more»

New technologies in works to better diagnose brain injuries

Traumatic brain injuries have been called the signature injury of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, affecting more than 155,000 men and women in uniform. But these traumas don't always have outward signs, making them difficult to diagnose.... Read more»

Comic: Iran

Love the bomb

The new year's news cycle starts with a bang, following Iran's announcement that it has manufactured its own nuclear fuel rods.... Read more»

Paul, Santorum stretch truth on Iran

Iran is very much in the news, with President Obama signing legislation that imposes new sanctions against Iran, which has warned it may retaliate by closing a key oil route. But there was more heat than light on the critical issue of Iran from two GOP presidential candidates this weekend.... Read more»

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Year-end Axis of Evil update

Saddam's gone. Kim Jong Il's gone. It's time for an Axis of Evil update.... Read more»

64,000 graves at Arlington may contain mistakes

As many as 64,000 graves at Arlington National Cemetery may contain mistakes, a long-awaited study by the U.S. Army has found.... Read more»

Just how good are the TSA's body scanners?

How effective the machines are at thwarting terrorism is critical for evaluating whether the TSA is making airline passengers more secure or wasting taxpayers' money -- and possibly jeopardizing their safety.... Read more»

Islamic vigilantes defend Christmas

"Let the Christians believe that their religion is the absolute truth and let Muslims believe that Islam is the absolute truth." So says the leader of Indonesia's Defenders Front, which is is offering to help protect the sanctity of upcoming Christmas celebrations in the Muslim-majority nation.... Read more»

Mexico

Military takes over policing of Veracruz

Two drug cartels — the Zetas and the Sinaloas — are vying for supremacy in the Mexican port city of Veracruz, and now the entire police force of the drug-violence plagued city is being disbanded and the navy will take over control, federal officials have said.... Read more»

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

D-M drone base pushed by mayor, Giffords' office

Citing the economic impact of 280 new jobs, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild expressed support for a new drone pilot center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on Wednesday. (with video)... Read more»1

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