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DA Won’t Seek Death Penalty Against Soldier in Woman’s Murder

An eastern Pennsylvania prosecutor says he won’t seek the death penalty against a soldier accused of having conspired with his teenage girlfriend to kill her mother.


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Cops: Girl, 14, Conspired With Md. Soldier in Mom’s Killing

Authorities say a 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl conspired with her soldier boyfriend to have her mother killed, texting him, “I want her gone.”


Federal appeals court judges Monday questioned whether the government has gone too far by searching the genital areas of Guantanamo detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Female Gitmo Guard: No-Touch Rule Diminished Me as Soldier

A female soldier at Guantanamo Bay says an order barring women from jobs that require physical contact with male prisoners makes her feel less of a soldier.


Volunteers gather in Section 60 to place wreaths on graves during the National Wreaths Across America Day at Arlington National Cemetery, December 13, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Volunteers placed wreaths throughout the entire cemetery in honor of Arlington's 150th anniversary.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Volunteers Place 200K Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

Thousands of wreaths were placed on headstones at Arlington National Cemetery.


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Soldier from Maryland Killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon says a soldier from Wicomico County is one of two who were killed in Afghanistan.


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Obama to Award Medal of Honor to Civil War Soldier

A century and a half after his valiant death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation’s highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs.


President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to U.S. Army Sgt. Kyle J. White during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on May 13, 2014 in Washington, D.C. White was awarded the honor for conspicuous gallantry for his actions in combat in Afghanistan in 2007 where he saved another soldier's life and assisted in the evacuation of wounded comrades during an ambush. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Presents Medal Of Honor To Afghanistan Veteran

President Barack Obama is presenting the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle White for heroism during an ambush in Afghanistan in 2007.


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Army: Fort Hood Suspect Had Requested Leave

The Fort Hood soldier suspected of killing three people and wounding 16 others last week began his eight-minute rampage on the sprawling Texas Army post after an argument related to taking leave, military investigators said Monday.


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Fort Hood Gunman Had Argument With Other Soldiers

The Fort Hood soldier who gunned down three other military men before killing himself had an argument with colleagues in his unit before opening fire, and investigators believe his mental condition was not the “direct precipitating factor” in the shooting, authorities said Friday.


President Barack Obama applauds Medal of Honor reciepients Staff Sergeant Melvin Morris (L), Sergeant First Class Jose Rodela (2nd L) and Specialist Four Santiago Erevia (3rd R) for actions during the Vietnam War, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington on March 18, 2014. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Gives Medal of Honor to 24 Vets From 3 Wars

President Barack Obama is presenting 24 Medals of Honor in a rare ceremony meant to commemorate acts of bravery that the government concluded should have been recognized long time ago.