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  • Review: 'Bethlehem' a taut cat-and-mouse game

    Review: 'Bethlehem' a taut cat-and-mouse game
    In "Bethlehem," Israel's submission to the recent Academy Awards for the foreign language Oscar, first-time filmmaker Yuval Adler views entrenched political tensions through the template of a police procedural. Focusing on an Israeli intelligence agent...
  • 'How We Die' author Nuland dies in Conn. at age 83

    'How We Die' author Nuland dies in Conn. at age 83
    Dr. Sherwin Nuland, a medical ethicist who opposed assisted suicide and wrote an award-winning book about death called "How We Die," has died at age 83. He died of prostate cancer on Monday at his home in Hamden, said his daughter Amelia Nuland, who...
  • Judge refuses to dismiss sexual assault charges against general

    Judge refuses to dismiss sexual assault charges against general
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — A military judge refused Tuesday to dismiss sexual assault charges against a one-star general, rejecting defense allegations that the Army has unfairly prosecuted the case in response to political pressure to crack down on sexual...
  • Nearly 1 in 5 had mental illness before enlisting in Army, study says

    Nearly 1 in 5 had mental illness before enlisting in Army, study says
    Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. soldiers had a common mental illness, such as depression, panic disorder or ADHD, before enlisting in the Army, according to a new study that raises questions about the military's assessment and screening of recruits. More than 8%...
  • Attack on Pakistan courthouse kills 11 despite cease-fire

    Attack on Pakistan courthouse kills 11 despite cease-fire
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – In a rare assault on the heart of the Pakistani capital, militants stormed a district court complex in Islamabad on Monday, unleashing gunfire and explosives that killed at least 11 people, including a judge, and wounded 25...
  • Russians name Volgograd suicide bombers, arrest alleged accomplices

    Russians name Volgograd suicide bombers, arrest alleged accomplices
    MOSCOW -- Two suicide bombers whose attacks last month in Volgograd raised fears of terrorist strikes in Russia during the coming Olympic Games have been identified and two accomplices arrested, authorities said Thursday. The two bombers struck the...
  • Terrorist threat to Olympics called hoax, still adds to Sochi tension

    Terrorist threat to Olympics called hoax, still adds to Sochi tension
    U.S. and European national teams headed to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, have received emailed threats of terrorist strikes on their athletes and supporters if they participate in the high-profile event that is Russian President Vladimir...
  • Jennifer Percy talks PTSD, exorcism and her new book 'Demon Camp'

    Jennifer Percy talks PTSD, exorcism and her new book 'Demon Camp'
    Jennifer Percy's debut book, "Demon Camp" (Scribner: 223 pp., $26), is a true story about one American soldier's struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder. By telling the story of Caleb Daniels and his demons, the writer shines a bright light on...
  • Ft. Hood killings probably murder-suicide, Army says

    Ft. Hood killings  probably murder-suicide, Army says
    HOUSTON — A man and his two young daughters found dead on a Texas Army base this week probably died in a murder-suicide, investigators said Wednesday. The bodies of a 43-year-old man and his two daughters, ages 9 and 4, were foundĀ about 7:15 a.m....
  • Lamar Alexander's former aide, charged with child porn, kills himself

    Lamar Alexander's former aide, charged with child porn, kills himself
    Jesse Ryan Loskarn, a former top Senate staffer who had been charged with possessing child pornography, committed suicide by hanging, according to the Maryland medical examiner’s office. “The cause of death is hanging,” spokesman Bruce...
  • U.S. prepared to evacuate Americans if needed during Sochi Olympics

    U.S. prepared to evacuate Americans if needed during Sochi Olympics
    WASHINGTON — With just two weeks before the opening of the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, there has been an increase in reports of security threats, a senior administration official said Friday. “We've seen an uptick in threat reporting&...