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  • General's tearful accuser describes forced oral sex, violence

    General's tearful accuser describes forced oral sex, violence
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. -- Sobbing and burying her head in her hands, a U.S. Army captain testified Friday that Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair twice forced her to perform oral sex in her office in Afghanistan after she demanded that he remove her from her job...
  • Sinclair describes sexual misconduct, pleads guilty to some charges

    Sinclair describes sexual misconduct, pleads guilty to some charges
    Ft. BRAGG, N.C. — Speaking in a hoarse voice with a rich Southern drawl, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair pleaded guilty Thursday to several misconduct charges,  describing to a military judge an illicit sexual affair with a junior officer and...
  • Army general details affair as he enters guilty pleas

    Army general details affair as he enters guilty pleas
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — He first met the much younger woman who would become his mistress in Germany, and later in Iraq, the general testified Thursday. In 2009, the woman, by then a 29-year-old Army captain, accompanied Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A....
  • Brig. Gen. Sinclair pleads guilty to inappropriate relationships

    Brig. Gen. Sinclair pleads guilty to inappropriate relationships
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, one of the highest-ranking officers ever to face a court-martial, pleaded guilty at the start of his trial Thursday morning to several charges, including an illicit affair with a female captain,...
  • Letters: The growing crisis in Ukraine

    Re "Putin plays with fire in Ukraine," Editorial, March 3 Given our usual state of unpreparedness, the best thing the U.S. can do to address the developing situation in Ukraine is to prevail upon the International Olympic Committee to move the 2016...
  • Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican American holiday

    Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican <i>American</i> holiday
    Thanks to a recent ruling from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, high school students in the Morgan Hill Unified School District south of San Jose won't be allowed to wear American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo. That's too bad. The flags of both the...
  • White House seeks halt to military spending cuts

    White House seeks halt to military spending cuts
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration called for a halt in reducing military spending, arguing that further cuts would result in a significantly smaller Army and Marine Corps, the mothballing of airplanes and an aircraft carrier, and the purchase of...
  • 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%...
  • Suit filed in '91 over aircraft settled

    Suit filed in '91 over aircraft settled
    Nearly a quarter of a century after it began, one of the largest legal disputes in defense industry history was finally settled with two major weapons makers agreeing to pay the federal government $400 million in goods and services. The U.S. Court of...
  • Stanley Rubin dies at 96; prolific writer-producer of TV and film

    Stanley Rubin dies at 96; prolific writer-producer of TV and film
    There was a 69-year gap between the time that Stanley Rubin enrolled at UCLA in hopes of launching a writing career and 2006, when he actually graduated. And during that seven-decade break in schooling, the prolific film and television writer and...
  • 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 found about 7:15 a.m....