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Month passes without U.S. deaths in Iraq

For the very first time since the U.S.-led invasion in Iraq in 2003, a month has passed during which no U.S. soldiers or personnel lost their lives.... Read more»

McCain denies offering Gaddafi military aid

At a Tucson town hall Tuesday, Sen. John McCain denied offering U.S. military gear to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi during a 2009 meeting. The offer was laid out in a State Dep’t cable released last week by WikiLeaks. (with complete video)... Read more»1

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Corruption, war hinders food aid to Somalia

As the famine in southern Somalia worsens, aid experts fear that corruption and the politics of terrorism are crimping the flow of humanitarian relief to areas where starvation is worst.... Read more»

Windfalls of war

Pentagon's no-bid contracts triple in 10 years of war

As U.S. military deaths and injuries from roadside bombs escalated after the invasion of Iraq, the Pentagon rushed to find solutions. Non-competitive DOD contracts have almost tripled since 9/11, including a Tucson company that was paid $50 million for a now-canceled program.... Read more»

Lockerbie bomber reportedly at death's door

The Libyan convicted in the bombing of a U.S.-bound plane over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed more than 200 people, Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, is unlikely to face extradition because he is “at death’s door.”... Read more»

Gaddafi offers to negotiate with Libyan rebels

Muammar Gaddafi has offered to enter into negotiations with the Libyan rebels over the formation of a transitional government, but the rebels say he must surrender before any talks can take place. (with video)... Read more»

Gaddafi accused of raping female bodyguards

Five women who were part of Muammar Gaddafi’s elite team of female bodyguards have claimed they were raped by the deposed Libyan leader.

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CIA drone kills al-Qaeda No. 2

Al-Qaeda’s second-in-command was killed in the Waziristan region of Pakistan on Aug. 22 by an unmanned drone operated by the Central Intelligence Agency, American and Pakistani officials announced Saturday... Read more»

Libyan rebels move base to Tripoli

Libya’s rebels have announced their leadership is moving to Tripoli from the Benghazi base, after the U.N. decided to release millions of dollars of cash aid within days. (with video)... Read more»

Comic: Libya

Libyan Patent No. 965382

Muammar Gaddafi looks to be on his way out, but will an idea from a Libyan rebel have an even greater long-term impact on the world?... Read more»

New ASU vets center honors favorite son Pat Tillman

Veterans seeking help with education benefits at ASU once had to walk to a nondescript corner of the Registrar’s Office. Today, with the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaching, they are greeted by images of the veteran most commonly associated with with the school.... Read more»

Gaddafi's Condi Rice photo album found

Libyan rebels looting Muammar Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli have discovered an album filled with photos of former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

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Clooney satellite reveals potential mass graves in Sudan

The Sudan government killed large numbers of civilians in troubled South Kordofan state and the bodies were buried in mass graves by the Sudanese Red Crescent Society, according to the Satellite Sentinel Project.... Read more»

Military confirms Arizona will host Prince Harry for helicopter training

Prince Harry, third in line to the British throne, is coming to Arizona this fall to complete helicopter training, a spokeswoman for Luke Air Force Base said Wednesday. (updated with video)... Read more»

WikiLeaks: McCain promised Gaddafi military help two years ago

U.S. Sen. John McCain told Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi two years ago that he would help the dictator obtain American military hardware, according to a cable posted Wednesday by WikiLeaks. On Sunday, McCain said Gaddafi’s ouster was “so long in coming” because the U.S. did not use the “full weight of our airpower.”... Read more»1

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