File photo of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. (credit: Getty Images)

U.S. Military Deaths In Afghanistan Reach 2,133, Injuries At 19,200

As of Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at least 2,133 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.


President Obama expressed optimism that Congress would vote to approve his call for military action in Syria, and said that it is not just an American issue, it’s a worldwide concern.  (Credit:  JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Across US, Fears, Ambivalence, Anguish Over Syria

The specter of U.S. military action against Syria and further intervention in the Muslim world is generating troubled and conflicting emotions throughout America.


A thermometer in the sun on the sidewalk indicates a temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Study Finds Global Warming May Cause Increases In Crime, War

The findings of a far-reaching study show that steady increases in Earth’s temperature could lead to increases in violent crimes and wars.


Afghanistan security forces arrive at the entrance gate of a foreign logistics company in Kabul on July 2, 2013, after a suicide attack. (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan Security Forces Facing First Summer Fighting Without US Ground, Air Support

This former American military base in northeastern Afghanistan was a critical launching pad during the troop surge to fight Taliban militants, but the pace of fighting in this key border area remains high even after the Afghan military has taken over.


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Study: Drones Killed 10 Times More Civilians Than Manned Aircrafts In Afghanistan

According to a recent study conducted by a US military adviser, drone strikes has killed 10 times more civilians than manned aircrafts.


File photo of an Iraqi refugee  (Photo by Wathiq Khuzaie /Getty Images)

Iraqis Carve Out New Community In New Haven, Conn.

Ali Abdullah, a 42-year-old security guard, left his native Iraq in 2009 after receiving death threats for working with U.S. companies. He was relocated through a U.S. government resettlement initiative and lived in Colorado and Texas before landing a job in 2011 at a New Haven-area supermarket.


An Israeli soldier walks next to Merkava tanks in the Israeli annexed Golan Heights near the border with Syria on May 22, 2013. (credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli Air Force Chief Warns Syrian Tension Could Escalate Into ‘Surprise War’

Israel’s air force chief warned Wednesday that tensions with Syria could escalate into a “surprise war” and that Israel needs to be ready.


North Korea's bellicose rhetoric and threats, while worrisome, appear to fit a decades-long pattern of provocation followed by uneasy peace, the top U.S. military officer said Friday. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Top US Military General: NKorea Threats ‘Just Reckless,’ Doubts Risk Of War

North Korea’s bellicose rhetoric and threats, while worrisome, appear to fit a decades-long pattern of provocation followed by uneasy peace, the top U.S. military officer said Friday.


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Unlikely War of Words: The Matt Valdez vs. Ken Pomeroy Saga

The last person who should ever get into a war of words is Matt Valdez, producer of the Junkies. But that’s exactly what he found himself in after taking a cheap jab at one of his heroes, Ken Pomeroy, and those words found their way to the renowned basketball guru. Read/listen to how this very viscous saga unfolded across multiple platforms.


File photo of Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, where American military members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are currently laid to rest. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gallup Poll: More Than Half Of Americans Think Iraq War Was A Mistake

A recent Gallup poll suggests that as many as 53 percent of all Americans feel the war in Iraq was a mistake.