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  • 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 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...
  • General enters guilty plea as captain testifies to her emotional pain

    General enters guilty plea as captain testifies to her emotional pain
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — Two former lovers faced off a few paces apart in a military courtroom Monday, avoiding eye contact as a judge heard conflicting narratives about a tumultuous and illicit affair between two officers of very different rank and...
  • Army general pleads guilty in sex case, says 'I failed her' as leader

    Army general pleads guilty in sex case, says 'I failed her' as leader
    DURHAM, N.C. – Brig. Gen. Jeffery Sinclair formally pleaded guilty Monday morning to maltreating a subordinate under his command, telling a military judge in halting voice that he deceived her during their illicit three-year affair and caused her...
  • Exploring therapeutic effects of MDMA on post-traumatic stress

    Exploring therapeutic effects of MDMA on post-traumatic stress
    It costs about $2,000 to buy an ounce of the illegal drug, the therapist said — enough for roughly 150 doses. She pays her longtime dealer in cash; he gives her a Ziploc bag of white powder. Back home, she scoops the contents into clear capsules....
  • Med Flory dies at 87; alto saxophonist and actor founded Grammy-winning jazz group Supersax

    Med Flory dies at 87; alto saxophonist and actor founded Grammy-winning jazz group Supersax
    Med Flory, an alto saxophonist and founder of the Grammy-winning jazz group Supersax in addition to being an actor who appeared on numerous TV series, has died. He was 87. His son, Rex, who cared for his father during several years of heart maladies,...
  • Tennessee judge: Gay marriage bans will be 'footnote' in history

    Tennessee judge: Gay marriage bans will be 'footnote' in history
    Tennessee has to recognize the same-sex marriages of three couples despite a state constitutional amendment that defines marriage as between a man and woman, a federal judge ruled in a lawsuit Friday. While emphasizing that her preliminary injunction...
  • Murderer who escaped prison in 1977 caught in Florida, officials say

    Murderer who escaped prison in 1977 caught in Florida, officials say
    The U.S. Marshals Service never forgets a face. James Robert Jones learned that the hard way this week when nearly four decades after allegedly escaping from federal prison in Kansas, marshals used facial-recognition technology to track him down in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.-...