| Mar 11, 2012
| 9:49 PM
An Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier went on a house-to-house shooting spree in two villages in southern Afghanistanearly Sunday, Afghan officials said, killing 16 people in whatAfghanistan'spresident called an "unforgivable" crime.
| Mar 13, 2012
| 7:12 PM
The military is investigating whether alcohol was a factor in the weekend shootings in Afghanistan,two senior military officials told CNN Tuesday. One of the officials said alcohol was found on the base in the area where the suspect, a staff sergeant from...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:18 PM
U.S. and NATO soldiers have been ordered to take extraordinary precautions against being shot by Afghan troops, including designating “guardian angels” to keep watch at joint bases around the clock, according to a senior military official....
| Jan 6, 2012
| 9:09 AM
A U.S. Navy ship rescued 13 Iranian sailors from pirates in the Arabia Sea, a military spokesman said Friday.
The destroyer USS Kidd responded to calls for help from the Iranian-flagged dhow Al Molai, which had been hijacked by pirates two months ago,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:39 PM
A number of websites including TMZ and YouTube posted a video Wednesday showing four men dressed in U.S. Marine Corps combat gear urinating on the apparently dead bodies of three men sprawled on the ground in front of them.
One of the men says, "Have a...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:51 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two U.S. Marines will be court martialed over their alleged involvement in a video showing troops urinating on dead Taliban fighters and posing for pictures with casualties.
The Marine Corps announced the criminal charges Monday...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 11:33 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has promised Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai a full investigation of an Internet video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters -- a video both men...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
What looked to be an offensive night turned defensive very quickly.
Central Division rivals Aberdeen and Austin - in a dogfight for third and fourth in the North American Hockey League - quickly scored two goals each Thursday night. Then in the next 49...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:12 AM
Washington -- Freed hostages Jessica Buchanan and Poul Thisted arrived at a U.S. base in Sicily Thursday, a day after being rescued in a U.S. military raid in Somalia, a spokesman for the base said.
The pair are now at Naval Air Station Sigonella, said...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— The secret was still intact when President Barack Obama, entering the House chamber Tuesday evening to deliver his State of the Union speech, pointed at his Pentagon chief and said, “Good job tonight.”
Unknown to a...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:39 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzaion Thursday condemned photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies of suspected insurgents as he called for "an accelerated and full transition of security responsibilities to Afghan forces."
| May 2, 2012
| 5:06 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Three of the 12 Secret Service agents involved in the Colombia prostitution scandal refused to cooperate with authorities and submit to a polygraph test, according to House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, R-New York....