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Republicans propose funding measure to help Pentagon, avoid government shutdown

Republicans controlling the House moved Monday to give the Pentagon more money for military readiness while easing the pain felt by such agencies as...

Democrats, Republicans will stage meaningless budget votes

Across-the-board spending cuts all but certain, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are staging a politically charged showdown designed to avoid public blame for...

Panetta: America could become ‘second rate’ power

The United States is at risk of becoming a second-rate power if automatic budget cuts go into effect, plunging the U.S. armed forces into...

Some male Marines express concern about women in combat

Male Marines listed being falsely accused of sexual harassment or assault as a top concern in a survey about moving women into combat jobs,...

Economic doom and gloom complicates Obama’s politial agenda

Just as President Barack Obama is pushing new initiatives on gun control and immigration, the gloomy old problem of a sluggish economy is elbowing...

New Pentagon challenge: Where to put women in battle

The Pentagon's decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat presents a daunting challenge to top military leaders who now will have...

Military suicides continue to rise

For U.S. troops, less combat is not translating to less stress. Members of the military committed suicide at a record pace in 2012 —...

Details of the tentative fiscal cliff deal

Highlights of a tentative agreement Monday between the White House and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., aimed at averting wide tax increases and...

9/11: The day America changed

[vimeo 8592282 w=460 h=345] September 11, 2001: A clear, crisp fall day in Washington, DC, and New York. I was shooting a routine photo assignment in...

Fog of war: The mind-numbing drone of a never-ending conflict in...

It was another week at war in Afghanistan, another string of American casualties, and another collective shrug by a nation weary of a faraway...