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Maybe it’s time to get out of Afghanistan

Considering the turmoil about how to proceed in Afghanistan, perhaps it is time for the United States to cut its losses and leave this political and military swamp to its…

Obama faces tough choices on Afghanistan

The military's advice to President Barack Obama seems clear enough: Deploy more troops to get the job done in Afghanistan. Vice President Joe Biden has this to say: Enough is enough.…

Cemetary visit led to discovery of hanged census worker

A family's visit to a rural Kentucky cemetery led to the shocking discovery of a part-time census worker's naked body hanging from a tree with the word "fed" written on…

Terror attack was planned for 9/11/09

An Afghan immigrant wanted to carry out a New York City terror attack involving hydrogen peroxide bombs on commuter trains to possibly coincide with the Sept. 11 anniversary before federal…

McChrystal: Situation in Afghanistan ‘worse than expected’

The American general sent to Afghanistan to turn the war around says the situation he found was worse than expected and he doesn't think the war can be won by…

Feds urged to spend more on national parks

Spending on national parks should be increased by at least $700 million over the next seven years, an independent panel urged Congress on Thursday . The additional spending should bring increased…

Afghan war: Vietnamization is not an option

As America's latest wartime president reviews the grim but realistic assessment of his top war zone general--- and reshapes the military strategy that will become his legacy -- this much…

This is your computer-addicted brain

A recent article on salon.com attempted to sweep away legitimate criticisms of the downside of high-tech on human intelligence: "By now the arguments are familiar: Facebook is ruining our…

Why CIA torture techniques backfired

Prolonged stress from the CIA's harsh interrogations could have impaired the memories of terrorist suspects, diminishing their ability to recall and provide the detailed information the spy agency sought, according…

Feds issue terror warnings to stadiums, hotels

Counterterrorism officials have issued security bulletins to police around the nation about terrorists' desire to attack stadiums, entertainment complexes and hotels — the latest in a flurry of such internal…