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The Latest: GOP lawmaker changes mind on assault weapon ban
A Republican lawmaker from Florida and a longtime member of the National Rifle Association says he now supports an assault weapon ban
Pentagon watchdog raises doubts about Afghan war progress
A Pentagon watchdog agency is raising fresh doubts about progress in the 16-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan
UN: Afghan civilian casualties decreased 9 percent in 2017
UN says number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan decreased by 9 percent in 2017
Venerable B-52 may outlive snazzier, younger bombers
The Air Force says the venerable B-52 bomber, which that gained lasting fame in Vietnam as an aerial terror, is now likely to outlive its younger, far snazzier brother bombers, the swept-wing B-1 and the stealthy B-2
Why is the US still in Afghanistan?
On Aug. 21, 2017, President Donald Trump addressed American soldiers and Army generals at the Fort Myers military base in Arlington, Virginia, announcing that he was taking a new approach to the war in Afghanistan – the longest war in U.S. history, and its costliest since World War II. Trump said
Here's how a government shutdown could affect you
So the government shut down at 12:01 a.m. EST on Saturday after lawmakers unsuccessfully brokered a plan to continue government funding into next week. But how will various branches and agencies of the federal government respond? Below, a primer of what to expect: Some history There have been 12
Over 40 killed, 30 injured in explosion in Afghanistan
An attack in Kabul, Afghanistan has killed at least 40 people and injured more than 30 more on Thursday. Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, confirmed the attack in west Kabul, the capital and largest city in Afghanistan. The explosion took place at a Shia cultural center
Fellow soldiers, intelligence analyst testify in Bergdahl's defense: He's a 'gold mine'
After days of emotional testimony about fellow soldiers who were injured or killed in the aftermath of his disappearance, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl 's defense team brought in its own troops to describe the man who walked off his base and the man who came home. In its second day of witness testimony,
Bennett: NRA focused on bump stocks to avoid 'very large argument' over gun control
The Powerhouse Roundtable discusses possible gun control legislation and more domestic policy issues.
Navy war veteran, nurse who shielded wife among those killed in Vegas shooting
Seventeen of the victims who died in a mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night have been identified.