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Gulf war casualty found buried in Iraq

Navy pilot Michael "Scott" Speicher was called the first casualty of the 1991 Gulf War. But his true status was a mystery, and the Pentagon didn't know whether he was…

Captured soldier fears he won’t go home

The American soldier who went missing June 30 from his base in eastern Afghanistan and was later confirmed to have been captured, said in a video posted by the Taliban…

North Korea threatens world with nuclear war

North Korea's communist regime has warned of a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula while vowing to step up its atomic bomb-making program in defiance of new U.N. sanctions.

Bin Laden: Obama sows ‘seeds of hate’

Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden said U.S. President Barack Obama had planted the seeds of "revenge and hatred" toward the United States in the Muslim world and warned Americans…

Bombing suspects planned ‘jihad’ in New York

Four men due in court Thursday to face charges of plotting to bomb Jewish sites and shoot down military planes were arrested after planting what they thought were explosive devices…

U.S. soldier kills five Americans in Iraq

Pentagon officials say five Americans are dead after a U.S. soldier opened fire at a U.S. base in Baghdad. They say the attacker is in custody.

The officials say…

110,600 Iraqi civilians dead since invasion

Iraq's government has recorded 87,215 of its citizens killed since 2005 in violence ranging from catastrophic bombings to execution-style slayings, according to government statistics obtained by The Associated Press that…

Even with rescue, a solution remains elusive

Even in the glow of the U.S. Navy's daring rescue of a cargo ship captain from Somali pirates, the military is still searching for a solution to the epidemic of…

How we should respond to North Korea

President Obama had warned Kim Jong Il that should he launch a long-range ballistic missile the United States would "take appropriate steps to let North Korea know that it can't…

10,000 more troops may go to Afghanistan

President Barack Obama faces a decision later this year whether to send an extra 10,000 US troops to Afghanistan, amid an escalating war against…