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  • Obama at Ft. Hood memorial: 'Tragedy brings us together again'

    Obama at Ft. Hood memorial: 'Tragedy brings us together again'
    FT. HOOD, Texas -- Five years after he sought to comfort soldiers devastated by the deadliest attack on a U.S. military base, President Obama returned to Ft. Hood on Wednesday to once more offer condolences and pledges of support, repeatedly invoking...
  • More support for caregivers to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans urged

    More support for caregivers to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans urged
    The nation needs to better acknowledge and support the efforts of the "hidden heroes" from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars: the estimated 1.1 million civilian, volunteer caregivers tending to the needs of wounded and disabled veterans, according to...
  • Ukraine is big deal, but not the biggest deal for the U.S.

    Ukraine is big deal, but not the biggest deal for the U.S.
    WASHINGTON — In speeches and remarks last week in Europe, President Obama made it clear that he considers Russia's annexation of Crimea a very big deal. But he also defined what it's not: an overwhelming national security threat, such as the U.S.-...
  • Mickey Rooney dies at 93; show-business career spanned a lifetime

    Mickey Rooney dies at 93; show-business career spanned a lifetime
    Mickey Rooney, a celebrated child actor who embodied the All-American boy in the "Andy Hardy" films of the 1930s and '40s and became one of the era's top box-office draws, has died. He was 93. Rooney, whose roller-coaster show-business career was marked...
  • Washington mudslide: A moment of silence, and a simple prayer

    Washington mudslide: A moment of silence, and a simple prayer
    OSO, Wash. -- To mark a statewide moment of silence exactly a week after a massive mudslide slammed this rural town, about 100 firefighters and volunteers in the search for victims filed out of the fire station Saturday and stood before a U.S. flag at...
  • Ft. Hood shooting underscores Army's mental health crisis

    Ft. Hood shooting underscores Army's mental health crisis
    KILLEEN, Texas -- This week's deadly shootings at Ft. Hood suggest that after years of trying to confront a mental health crisis, the military is still struggling to design a healthcare system that can identify and successfully treat service members who...
  • Ft. Hood shooter said to have been furious before rampage

    Ft. Hood shooter said to have been furious before rampage
    When Army Spc. Ivan Lopez went on the shooting rampage Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Texas, killing three soldiers and injuring 16 others, he had just learned that superiors in Washington had rejected his request to take a temporary leave to deal with family...
  • Ft. Hood shooter had been denied leave day of rampage, source says

    Ft. Hood shooter had been denied leave day of rampage, source says
    When Army Spec. Ivan Lopez went on the shooting rampage Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Texas, killing three  soldiers and injuring 16 others, he had just learned that superiors in Washington had rejected his request to take a temporary leave to deal with family...
  • Painful questions arise in aftermath of Ft. Hood shooting

    Painful questions arise in aftermath of Ft. Hood shooting
    KILLEEN, Texas — Beyond the mystifying question of why a person goes on a rampage to kill innocent people, residents of this military town have to deal with an even more vexing one: Why does it keep happening to them? "There's a psychological toll...
  • Ft. Hood shooting: Gunman's 'unstable' mental condition scrutinized

    Ft. Hood shooting: Gunman's 'unstable' mental condition scrutinized
    KILLEEN, Texas — Officials investigating the Ft. Hood shooting that left four dead and 16 wounded Wednesday said they believed the gunman’s “unstable psychiatric and psychological condition” was the “fundamental underlying...
  • Shooting at Ft. Hood evokes deadly 2009 rampage

    Shooting at Ft. Hood evokes deadly 2009 rampage
    After shots rang out Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Americans' memories flashed back to Nov. 5, 2009, when Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan opened fire on the Texas base, killing 13 and wounding more than 30.  That remains the deadliest mass shooting on a military...