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October 16, 2017 - 4:48 pm
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talk to reporters in the Rose Garden at the White House, (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) By Caitlin M. Kenney 12 days after four American service members were killed in Niger, President Donald Trump still has...
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October 16, 2017 - 4:38 pm
Iraqi forces clashed with Kurdish fighters near the disputed city of Kirkuk, seizing a key military base and other territory. (AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images) By Matt Saintsing Two armed forces, trained and equipped by the US, are pitted against each other in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk...
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October 16, 2017 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON, DC: U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin speaks during the announcement at The White House in Washington, DC of a new program using video and software technology to provide medical care to veterans at The White House. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images) By Abigail...
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October 16, 2017 - 1:38 pm
Human Rights Campaign supporters hold up signs as the House Democrats along with the LGBT Equality Caucus' Transgender Equality Task Force members hold a press conference outside of the Capitol. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) BOSTON — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is leading 15...
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October 16, 2017 - 12:11 pm
U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin (C) prepares to testify before Senate Veterans' Affairs Committe in the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill June 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. Shulkin testified about the VA Choice Care program and how best to change it to better serve veterans...
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October 16, 2017 - 5:00 am
U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrives at the Ft. Bragg military courthouse for a motions hearing on October 16, 2017. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) By Matt Saintsing UPDATE: US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty to the charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, according to...
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October 13, 2017 - 4:26 pm
(U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jacob Goff) By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2017 — The Defense Department is releasing two policies that will affect foreign nationals entering the military or who are already in the military,...
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October 13, 2017 - 3:20 pm
(Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images) By Jonathan Kaupanger Next year, veterans will get the largest cost of living allowance (COLA) increase in half a decade. The 2 percent increase comes to about $300 more per month for anyone at the top of the retirement pay charts. The COLA increase will be added...
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October 13, 2017 - 1:40 pm
HAVANA, CUBA - AUGUST 14: Hundreds of Cubans and visitors from other countries gather across the street from the newly reopened U.S. Embassy to observe the flag-raising ceremony August 14, 2015 in Havana, Cuba. The first American secretary of state to visit Cuba since 1945, Secretary of State John...
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October 13, 2017 - 1:29 pm
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 09: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (2nd L) talks with journalists during a rally against the Iran nuclear deal on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol September 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people gathered for the rally, organized by the Tea Party...
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