Secretary Gates leaves China convinced that its leaders are ready to move forward with improving military ties. News from Arizona, Retired Colonel helped subdue gunman.
BEIJING — Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he leaves a three-day China visit convinced that its leaders are ready to move forward with improving military ties, despite some hiccups.
Disabled veterans instructed on how to file for benefits
Disabled veterans who are recently returning home from battle are often in need of guidance to file for veterans benefits, which is where Disabled American Veterans steps in.
TUCSON – The 74-year-old retired Army colonel had come to the shopping center simply to meet the congresswoman, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords . He had corresponded with her through e-mail and respected her actions in office.
PHOENIX — Arizona legislators quickly approved emergency legislation Tuesday to head off picketing by a Topeka, Kan., church near the funeral service for a 9-year-old girl who was killed in the Tucson shootings.
SANAA, Yemen — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday urged Yemen to step up cooperation with the United States as she made an unannounced visit here to shore up and repair damaged ties with a fragile and problematic ally that is fast becoming the main focus of American counterterrorism efforts.
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan — Starting next month, thousands of southern Afghan women will be able to turn their radio dials to a new program that could transform their world.
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will visit Tucson to pay tribute to the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting.
A Texas congresswoman says she will soon file legislation to waive the statute of limitations on awarding the Medal of Honor in an effort to bestow the country’s supreme valor award to one of the iconic figures of World War II.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to take up the question of President Obama’s citizenship, which a core group of skeptics continues to challenge despite presentation of his U.S. birth certificate.
BEIJING — U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says North Korea will pose a direct threat to the United States within five years if the communist dictatorship isn’t reined in.
The Department of Veterans Affairs must work harder to address combat stress in women returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a new government study says.
ARGHANDAB, Afghanistan — The 20-year-old from western Arghandab had been caught working for the Taliban. Less than two weeks later in the district governor’s office, crammed with elders from his village, the detainee signed a contract that said, “I now want to surrender to the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and no longer join forces with the Taliban.”
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