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President Donald Trump signs the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act for the Fiscal Year 2019, during a signing ceremony Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Fort Drum, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
August 13, 2018 - 6:39 pm
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of the Republican senator, who is battling brain cancer at home in Arizona. Trump and McCain are engaged in a long-running feud that dates...
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In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, Lauren Woehr hands her 16-month-old daughter Caroline, held by her husband Dan McDowell, a cup filled with bottled water at their home in Horsham, Pa. In Horsham and surrounding towns in eastern Pennsylvania, and at other sites around the United States, the foams once used routinely in firefighting training at military bases contained per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. EPA testing between 2013 and 2015 found significant amounts of PFAS in public water supplies in 33 U.S. states. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 13, 2018 - 10:50 am
HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) — Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets, firefighting foam and fast-food wrappers. Henry Betz, at 76, rattles around his house alone at night,...
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FILE - In this May 20, 201, file photo, Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga speaks during a press conference in Tokyo. Onaga, who led an anti-U.S. military base movement on the southern Japanese island, died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday night, Aug. 8, 2018, at a hospital where he had been treated, Japanese media said. He was 67. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
August 08, 2018 - 9:52 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga, who led opposition to U.S. military bases on the southern Japanese island, has died of pancreatic cancer. He was 67. He underwent surgery for the cancer in April and resumed work in May. Onaga had said he was determined to fulfill his duties and live up to...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2016 file photo, six fitness tracking devices measuring step counts and other fitness features are worn in New York. A new Pentagon order says military troops and other defense personnel on certain sensitive bases and warzone areas won’t be allowed to use fitness tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location. The memo stops short of banning the fitness trackers or other electronic devices, which are often linked to cell phone applications and can provide the users’ GPS details to social media. It says GPS technologies present significant risk to personnel. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
August 06, 2018 - 8:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military troops and other defense personnel at sensitive bases or certain high-risk warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness-tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location, according to a new Pentagon order. The memo, obtained by The Associated Press, stops...
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This photo provided by Fort Campbell in Kentucky shows Pvt. 2nd Class Jeremy J. Wells. Officials at Fort Campbell say Wells, from Georgia died during weapons training at the Army post. The post along the Kentucky-Tennessee border says Wells suffered the fatal injuries during training at a small-arms range on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, He was taken to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital at Fort Campbell, where he died. (Fort Campbell via AP)
August 04, 2018 - 3:21 pm
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Officials at Fort Campbell say a 19-year-old soldier from Georgia died during weapons training at the Army post. The post along the Kentucky-Tennessee border says Pvt. 2nd Class Jeremy J. Wells suffered the fatal injuries during training at a small-arms range on Wednesday...
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People run with their hands up amid reports of an active shooter at Wright-Patterson Air Force base in Ohio on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. (Marshall Gorby/Dayton Daily News via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 6:04 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A 911 call at a sprawling Air Force base on Thursday sent armored vehicles and unmarked police cars rushing to a medical center where people hid behind locked doors until authorities determined there was no threat. During an extensive search after the call, a security team...
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A grave marker for an unknown soldier from the Korean War is shown at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu on Monday, July 30, 2018. Human remains handed over to the U.S. government from North Korea are expected to arrive Wednesday in Honolulu, where scientists will begin the painstaking process of trying to match DNA from the bones to those of American soldiers who didn't return from the Korean War more than a half century ago. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
August 01, 2018 - 2:14 am
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Hawaii on Wednesday to receive 55 boxes of bones recently handed over by North Korea. The remains are believed to belong to servicemen from the U.S. and other United Nations member countries who fought alongside the U.S. during the Korean...
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July 31, 2018 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department has completed legal and environmental requirements needed to create housing at a Texas military base for unaccompanied children who were detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. The department is now waiting for a formal request from the...
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A U.N. honor guard carries a casket containing remains believed to be from American servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War after arriving from North Korea, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Friday, July 27, 2018. The U.N. Command says the 55 cases of war remains retrieved from North Korea will be honored at a ceremony next Wednesday at a base in South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
July 27, 2018 - 4:01 am
PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on U.S. war remains returned by North Korea (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The U.N. Command says the 55 cases of war remains retrieved from North Korea will be honored at a ceremony next Wednesday at a base in South Korea. A U.S. military plane flew to...
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Pablo Villavicencio leans out of an SUV while talking to reporters after being released from the Hudson County Correctional Facility, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Kearny, N.J. A judge on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of Villavicencio, an Ecuadorean immigrant who was being held at the facility for deportation after he delivered pizza to a Brooklyn Army installation. U.S. District Judge Paul Crotty said Villavicencio can remain in the United States while he exhausts his right to try to gain legal status. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
July 24, 2018 - 11:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of an Ecuadorean immigrant who was held for deportation after he delivered pizza to a Brooklyn Army installation. "Although he stayed in the United States unlawfully and is currently subject to a final order of removal, he has...
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