WASHINGTON | The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning, President Barack Obama and other leaders declared Tuesday. They promised a sustained campaign showcasing a rare U.S.-Arab partnership aimed at Muslim…
TAMPA, Fla. | President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, despite doubts about the ability of Iraqi forces, Kurdish fighters and Syrian rebels to carry out the ground fight on their own.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Many of the nation's citizen-soldiers, whose motto is "Always Ready, Always There," won't be at regular training drills this weekend because of a federal funding shortfall.
FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, July 29, 2014, smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City. In the grisly math of the Israel-Hamas war, conflicting counts of combatants and civilians killed in Gaza are emerging - with the ratio perhaps more important t…
A Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols on the Texas border near the Rio Grande, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Mission, Texas. Texas is spending $1.3 million a week for a bigger DPS presence along the border. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool)
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen.-elect Joe Donnelly learned Wednesday he'll be a member of the Armed Forces, Agriculture and Aging committees when the U.S. Senate convenes next month.
Alicia Watkins remembers a friend Tuesday who died at the Pentagon during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York.
OAK CREEK, Wis. | Before he strode into a Sikh temple with a 9mm handgun and multiple magazines of ammunition, Wade Michael Page played in white supremacist heavy metal bands with names such as Definite Hate and End Apathy.
The passing of another Fourth of July has me reminiscing and feeling thankful.
WHITING | The U.S. Military All-Stars will play the Northwest Indiana Oilmen in Whiting at 6:10 p.m. Sunday in a special game to benefit disabled veterans.
A group of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives are supporting a bill introduced in earlier this week they say will help veterans transition from military service to civilian employment.
Joe Stumpf snaps the 115-pound barbell up to his chest and swiftly lifts it over his head, holding it with gritting teeth and locked arms as sweat streams down from his gray hair line.
TRIPOLI, Libya | Rebels in Misrata battled pockets of withdrawing government troops on the outskirts of the western city on Saturday, claiming victory after a decision in Tripoli to pull back forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi following nearly two months of siege.
GARY | Gary police chased three suspects early Friday morning after they drove by their own crime scene, police said.
HAMMOND | A 19-year-old Chicago man charged with three others in the armed robbery of a Gary firearms store entered into a plea agreement Friday, according to court records.
DYER | When Joseph Longa describes the honors he earned as a young soldier in the European Theater during World War II, the pride in his voice is unmistakable.
WASHINGTON | For the companies vying over the last decade for the Air Force's troubled $35 billion refueling plane contract, it is try, try and try again.
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