FORT WORTH — Retired Airman Colton Read and his wife sued the U.S. government for millions of dollars in federal court Friday, asserting that military surgeons botched a routine gallbladder procedure so badly that civilian doctors had to amputate his legs to save his life.
Thousands of Vietnam War veterans gathered at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina Saturday night for a tribute that was, in the eyes of many people, long overdue.
Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) – A Pakistani judge sentenced Osama bin Laden’s three widows and two daughters on Monday to 45 days of house detention for living illegally in Pakistan, the widows’ lawyer said.
MIZAN, Afghanistan — Last year, Taliban threats and buried roadside bombs kept farmers from selling their fruit at marketplaces outside this small community in southern Afghanistan. Similar intimidation stopped residents from sending their children to school or attending their bazaar.
The Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist groups in Egypt are flexing their growing political muscle. They control the legislative agenda in parliament, and in recent weeks introduced controversial proposals to curb social freedoms and legal rights.
STUTTGART, Germany — Overcoming stiff opposition on Capitol Hill to any new round of U.S. base closures and realignments could hinge on how ambitious Pentagon plans are for closing more military facilities in Europe.
TACOMA, Wash. — Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused in the shooting deaths of 17 Afghan civilians, showed risk factors for alcohol abuse, including acting out violently while drunk, but it’s unclear whether the Army knew about this behavior or whether he ever was referred to treatment.
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