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US Official: Plane Debris in Indian Ocean Same Type as MH370

In this March 13, 2014, photo, children run past dedication messages left for passengers and others involved with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370 on the walls of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in Malaysia. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

SYDNEY  — A sea-crusted wing part found on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 found since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive mysteries. Air safety investigators — one of them a Boeing investigat... more

For North Korea, Iran-Style Nuclear Deal Not an Option

In this July 28, 2015 file photo, North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations Jang Il Hun speaks during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

PYONGYANG, North Korea — If any hopes have been raised that the progress between the United States and Iran to halt Tehran's development of nuclear weapons could bring change in Pyongyang, North Korea has gone out of its way to thwart them. In a flurry of public comments since the deal, the North has been blunt: Its nuclear weapons are not a ... more

When Do I Start My Social Security Benefits?

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Content provided courtesy of USAA. Timing makes a significant difference in the amount of benefits retirees are eligible to collect. The telemarketing call that took you away from the stove caused you to burn dinner. The few minutes it took to find your keys this morning turned your quick commute into a glacial journey behind a convoy of buses... more

Afghan Taliban Indicate Pullout of Peace Talks in Pakistan

Zafar Hashemi, a deputy spokesman for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan Taliban, who have been fighting to topple the Kabul government for almost 14 years, said on Thursday they are "not aware" of a new round of peace talks due the following day in Pakistan — a statement indicating the group may be pulling out of the negotiations. The apparent rejection of the talks comes a day aft... more

Panel: What's the Future Role of US Army in Europe?

U.S. Army Aviation Soldiers, with B Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, in their two UH-60m Black Hawk helicopters, depart from the loading area in Nurmsi, Estonia, July 23, 2015. (U.S. Army photo)

A panel appointed by Congress to examine the size and shape of the U.S. Army is now on a fact-finding mission in Europe to assess what role U.S. troops should have on the Continent in the years ahead. The National Commission on the Future of the U.S. Army, headed by retired Army Gen. Carter Ham, was at U.S. Army Europe headquarters in Wiesbaden... more

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