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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Crab pickers turn to House for seasonal-worker visas

    KENT NARROWS - Buoyed by a victory in the U.S. Senate this week, Maryland's seafood processors turned their attention yesterday to winning House of Representatives approval for a visa program they say is crucial to the survival of the Chesapeake Bay's...
  • Hospital gets marching orders

    WASHINGTON - For nearly a century, Walter Reed Army hospital has been a sanctuary for soldiers returning from battle, but yesterday the nation's flagship military hospital was itself the target as the Pentagon proposed closing its doors. The medical...
  • Ross taps the thrill of the bargain hunt

    Mary Bullard has a sort of love-hate relationship with Ross Dress for Less. She doesn't like the stores because they have narrow aisles, long lines and "way too much stuff." But all that isn't enough to keep her away: The Corona, Calif., resident...
  • State job stirs concern

    THE DAY AFTER Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and the state Board of Public Works laid off 43 employees this summer, a well-paid worker began in a newly created position. June Smith took the helm of the communications office of the state Department of...
  • Obama feeds critics with bid for more time on Syria

    Obama feeds critics with bid for more time on Syria
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has bought some time with his decision to slow the march toward U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria and provided fodder for critics who accuse him of dithering. The White House on Friday...
  • US history in Mideast hampers hopes for anti-ISIS coalition

    WASHINGTON The United States faces no small task in drumming up allies to fight the Islamic State as part of a new coalition that foreign policy analysts already are criticizing as a hollow effort unless the Obama administration proves a commitment to...
  • Voters in 2 rival camps will elect 2 rival Congresses

    PRATT, Kan. America will elect two Congresses this fall, particularly in the House of Representatives. That's because there are two Americas doing the voting: one hunkered down in redder-than-ever Republican districts that send partisan Republican...
  • Army identifies shooter at Virginia base as Iraq war veteran

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army on Wednesday identified the soldier who fatally shot herself at a Virginia base this week as Sergeant First Class Paula Walker, an Iraq war veteran. Walker, 33, brandished a pistol and barricaded herself inside an...
  • Obama tells American Legion he's working to regain veterans' trust

    President Obama said Tuesday that he is working to “regain the trust” of the nation’s veterans by improving their access to quality healthcare and education as he struggles to recover from a scandal that thrust the beleaguered Department...
  • Collateral damage? U.S. destroys millions of dollars in U.S.-made arms in Iraq

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The grainy black-and-white footage shows a military vehicle, a small dark mass in the crosshairs of a U.S. war plane, seconds before it explodes in a flash of light. That Aug. 16 strike in northern Iraq, shown in video released...
  • McDonnell trial: Defense rests, case will soon go to the jury

    McDonnell trial: Defense rests, case will soon go to the jury
    RICHMOND – Bob and Maureen McDonnell both rested their cases Wednesday, leaving just a few steps to go before a jury decides their fate. Closing arguments will likely come Friday, federal Judge James R. Spencer said, wrapping up a five-week case....
  • Father of James Foley: 'We know Jimmy's free. He's finally free'

    The parents of slain journalist James Foley begged President Obama on Wednesday to do everything in his power to save the other journalists who have been abducted by Islamic State, and pleaded with their son’s executioners to release the other...