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  • Things looking up for interpreter

    Today is moving day for Saad Ahmed, a wounded Iraqi interpreter who lost both legs to a roadside bomb last year while working for the U.S. military. Ahmed is moving to a high-end apartment in North Bethesda that is wheelchair-accessible, with a...
  • For Iraqis, working with U.S. has a price

    When three men wearing the black of the Mahdi Army came looking for him, Khalid Abboud al-Khafajee knew it was time to leave Iraq. For more than three years, the retired manufacturing clerk had served as an interpreter for the U.S. military. One Marine...
  • Variety of research carried out at Fort Detrick

    Fort Detrick, where scientist Bruce E. Ivins worked for more than three decades, is the largest U.S. government research center focused primarily on biodefense. Set on a former airfield north of Frederick where the Maryland National Guard once based a...
  • About Sun reporter and blogger David Wood

    David Wood, 62, has been a journalist since 1970, a staff correspondent for Time Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Newhouse News Service and The Baltimore Sun. He covers military issues, foreign affairs and combat operations, and is a Pulitzer Prize...
  • How The Sun got the story on Factor VII

    Last Sunday, The Sun began a three-part series about a drug used by American military doctors in Iraq that could be killing some of the very soldiers it was intended to save. The drug, Factor VII, helps doctors stop blood flow from devastating wounds, but...
  • DANGEROUS REMEDY

    American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...
  • Army medicine: Untested in battle

    Army medicine: Untested in battle
    The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous. Advanced battle dressings,...
  • It's not easy getting a football scholarship when you play in Brussels

    It's not easy getting a football scholarship when you play in Brussels
    It isn't easy being Baltimore native Gino Culotta, a senior linebacker and running back at the International School of Brussels in search of a Division I football scholarship. Every time he approaches a college coach, the conversation goes something...
  • 'Columbia is lost'

    In a tragic echo of the Challenger disaster, the seven astronauts on the space shuttle Columbia died yesterday when the spacecraft broke apart over Texas just moments before its scheduled landing and disappeared in a trail of fire, smoke and debris....
  • 'Dark and painful era is over,' Bush declares

    Yesterday, December the 13th, at around 8:30 p.m. Baghdad time, United States military forces captured Saddam Hussein alive. He was found near a farmhouse outside the city of Tikrit, in a swift raid conducted without casualties. And now the former...
  • Saddam Hussein in custody

    WASHINGTON - A bedraggled Saddam Hussein was seized by American forces in a nighttime raid, climaxing an eight-month manhunt and giving President Bush and the U.S.-led occupation an enormous lift. Hussein, disheveled and appearing confused, was "caught...
  • After Iraqi tip, elite team finds his lair

    WASHINGTON - Within hours of a tip by an Iraqi on Saturday, hundreds of American soldiers and members of a U.S. Special Operations team converged under cover of darkness on two modest farms southeast of Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, military...