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U.S. senators demand answers from Army after Reuters report on lead poisoning

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Four U.S. senators on Friday urged the Army to detail the steps it is taking to safeguard children from lead poisoning, citing a Reuters investigation into hazards on military bases.
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Watchdog found military ‘deficiencies' in cyber ops, public records show

Watchdog found military ‘deficiencies' in cyber ops, public records show

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Key combatant commands across the U.S. military were not giving enough support or personnel to their cyber operations, a previously classified assessment shows.
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U.S. military veteran visits Kateri peace conference in Fonda

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Retired U.S. Army Col. Ann Wright, 71, was a diplomat in Freetown, the capitol of Sierra Leone, when rebelling soldiers overthrew the president, shot civilians and used machetes to chop others' limbs off in the streets. The embassy closed down while the American staff fled through screaming crowds to a downtown hotel. Wright organized the evacuation of hundreds of Americans and local employees-who would have been slaughtered by the troops-in about four days using three helicopters.
"I was on a huge ship offshore where the helicopters would carry 50 evacuees per flight and we had...
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GOP won't fully rebuke Trump attacks on women lawmakers

GOP won't fully rebuke Trump attacks on women lawmakers

Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of color in Congress, almost ensuring no... Read more ...

Georgia couple married 71 years die hours apart from each other

Georgia couple married 71 years die hours apart from each other

"It's amazing how they were together for 71 years and now they're together in heaven. What an amazing love story that is." Read more ...

Explosion destroys home in Southern California, kills worker

Explosion destroys home in Southern California, kills worker

A worker was killed and another was injured in a gas explosion that destroyed a home, a company said. Read more ...

'Horrifying': Boy, 3, dies after falling into upstate New York restaurant...

'Horrifying': Boy, 3, dies after falling into upstate New York restaurant grease trap

"We have a horrifying episode that happened here today," an official said. Read more ...

Sen. Tim Scott calls Trump's Democratic congresswomen tweets 'racially...

Sen. Tim Scott calls Trump's Democratic congresswomen tweets 'racially offensive'

The only black Republican in the U.S. Senate is criticizing President Donald Trump for tweets directed at four Democratic congresswomen of color. Read more ...

Increasing social media use tied to rise in teens' depressive symptoms...

Increasing social media use tied to rise in teens' depressive symptoms, study shows

Spending too much time scrolling through social media and watching more television has been linked with symptoms of depression in young people - and a new study reveals to what... Read more ...

'Breathtaking': Giant jellyfish the size of a person spotted underwater off...

'Breathtaking': Giant jellyfish the size of a person spotted underwater off English coast

"I know barrel jellyfish get really big in size but I have never seen anything like it before!" Read more ...

Man confesses to murdering US scientist who went missing while on a run in...

Man confesses to murdering US scientist who went missing while on a run in Greece

U.S. scientist Suzanne Eaton was attending a conference at the Orthodox Academy when she disappeared-apparently during a run. Read more ...

Man charged in deadly Charlottesville rally gets life plus 419 years on...

Man charged in deadly Charlottesville rally gets life plus 419 years on state charges

A man convicted of federal hate crime charges for deliberately slamming his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been... Read more ...

Kuster describes conditions on border as horrendous

Kuster describes conditions on border as horrendous

U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-New Hampshire, is calling on her colleagues in Washington to come together to solve the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...