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Kandahar Massacre (2012)

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  • U.S. boosts compensation for grisly Afghanistan killings

     
    The U.S. paid families of Afghans killed earlier this month in a shooting spree allegedly committed by an American soldier substantially more than it usually does in such cases because of the horrific nature of the massacre, according to senior military...
  • Popping the bubble on Afghanistan

     
    Like many of you, I live in a protective bubble when it comes to war. My children aren’t fighting overseas — my older son is 22, but he’s headed off to graduate school in the fall, not basic training —......
  • 18 killed across Afghanistan; violence tends to increase seasonally

     
    Violence across Afghanistan killed at least 18 people in 24 hours, officials said Thursday. Warmer weather, when snow melts in the mountain passes, traditionally brings an increase in fighting....
  • The story of Chicago's Nazi spy

    The story of Chicago's Nazi spy
    A spy story worthy of John le Carre began and ended 70 years ago this summer in Chicago. It had classic elements of an espionage tale — enemy agents landed from submarines, explosives hidden in the sand of an East Coast beach, orders written in...
  • Bales' attorney questions whether alleged Afghan massacre occurred

    Bales' attorney questions whether alleged Afghan massacre occurred
    Attorney John Henry Browne, who is representing Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the man accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians earlier this year, is questioning whether the crime, as it has been reported, even occurred. “I certainly haven’t...
  • Living Here: Newport News

    About 22 miles long and only 4 miles wide, the area that became Newport News was first settled in 1619. In 1896, that community — the former seat of Warwick County — became the separate city of Newport News. Warwick County was one of the eight...
  • Living Here: Military installations

    Living Here: Military installations
    Newcomers will see it right away: Hampton Roads and theU.S. military go hand in hand. Every branch of the service is represented in this corner of southeastern Virginia: Start with the world's largest naval base and the only East Coast home for the...
  • Living Here: History museums and sites

    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • Sgt. Bales formally charged in 17 murders, could face death

    Sgt. Bales formally charged in 17 murders, could face death
    Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was charged Friday with 17 counts of murder and six counts of assault and attempted murder in a shooting rampageĀ in Afghan villages, the U.S. military said. Bales, 38, is accused of leaving a remote outpost in Kandahar...
  • Afghan Gun Massacre Families Paid Compensation

    Afghan Gun Massacre Families Paid Compensation
    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have given cash compensation to the families of Afghans killed in a shooting rampage allegedly carried out by an American soldier in Kandahar province, a family member and a tribal elder said on Sunday....
  • U.S. pays $860,000 to families of Afghan shooting victims, officials say

    U.S. pays $860,000 to families of Afghan shooting victims, officials say
    he United States gave $860,000 to the families of people in Afghanistan killed or wounded in a shooting rampage that is being blamed on U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, two Afghan officials said Sunday. The money includes $50,000 for each of 16...
  • Legal defense fund set up by wife of Staff Sgt. Bales in Afghan massacre

    Legal defense fund set up by wife of Staff Sgt. Bales in Afghan massacre
    A legal defense fund for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, charged with 17 murders in a shooting rampage in an Afghan village, has been established, his wife said Saturday. With the support of Bales' extended family, wife Kari formed The Staff Sergeant...