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  • Soldier gets year in prison in Iraq abuses

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The request made to Spc. Jeremy C. Sivits was simple, and the soldier had a simple response. Describe, his lawyer told him during his court-martial yesterday, what it was like to work at the Abu Ghraib prison. Sivits, dressed in desert-...
  • Top officers are reported cleared over Abu Ghraib

    WASHINGTON - A comprehensive Army review has determined that top officers in Iraq during the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, including Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, who was the senior ground commander in the country, and his key staff, should not be held liable...
  • Families mourn soldiers

    Spc. Bernard L. Ceo asked his longtime girlfriend Dajae Overton to marry him "so many times," she said. Yet she insisted they not rush, envisioning a grand family wedding some time next year when Ceo was scheduled to return from Iraq. But that handsome...
  • Soldiers' story shifts from pride to shame

    When the American military took over Saddam Hussein's prisons a year ago, they inherited a system in shambles, haunted by a legacy of torture, abuse and murder. But by last December, Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski told a Florida newspaper, the transition to...
  • Army report finds worse POW abuse

    WASHINGTON - As new details emerged yesterday about allegations that reservists based in Western Maryland had tortured Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad, the Army expanded its investigation into the "manner of interrogation" employed by...
  • Lack of training, stress are blamed in abuse of Iraqis

    WASHINGTON - One of the Maryland soldiers facing a court-martial for allegedly abusing and humiliating Iraqi prisoners was identified yesterday by Army officials as Sgt. Javal S. Davis, a Morgan State graduate whose wife said he was in "a very stressful"...
  • Emerging leader among terrorists

    He is a high school dropout but a graduate of Afghan terrorist camps and Jordanian prisons. He shares the religious fanaticism and sweeping goals of Osama bin Laden but has built a separate terror organization. He lost a leg to U.S. bombs in 2002 but...
  • Latest images shock officials

    WASHINGTON - Images of U.S. soldiers forcing Iraqi prisoners to perform sex acts and to injure themselves as part of their abuse at the Abu Ghraib prison shocked members of Congress, who spent a grim afternoon yesterday viewing hundreds of new photos...
  • U.S. reservists accused of prisoner abuse

    WASHINGTON -- Six Army reservists shown in graphic photos mistreating and humiliating Iraqi prisoners at a sprawling prison west of Baghdad are assigned to the 372nd Military Police Company based in Cumberland, family members and officials said last...
  • Md. reservists welcomed home

    FORT LEE, Va. - The field house on this Army base erupted in raucous cheers last night as the soldiers of the 372nd Military Police Company marched in, five abreast, to a brass band playing "God Bless America." The Maryland-based company was at the heart...
  • Abuse claims multiplying

    The Army launched dozens of investigations into detainee abuses across Iraq in the past two years - probing claims of beatings and torture that rivaled the Abu Ghraib prison scandal - but case after case was closed with U.S. troops facing no charges or...
  • Iraq oil, water lines struck

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - In a turbulent 12 hours yesterday, a pipeline supplying much of Baghdad's water was blown up, a huge new fire was set off along an oil pipeline and a mortar attack on a prison left six Iraqis dead and 59 wounded. The attacks raised new...