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Guard Reinforcements Contain Damage in Ferguson

Members of the Missouri National Guard stand watch outside a command post near a protest Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

FERGUSON, Mo. -- National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown. Demonstrators returned Tuesday to the riot-scarred streets. But with hundreds of addition... more

Ebola Isolation at US Base 'Pretty Much Vacation'

Contractors take a break from working on the entertainment room, called "the Hub," at the Langley Transit Center at Langley Air Force Base. The Hub features board games, computers, television sets, and video game consoles. Natasha Stannard/Air Force

HAMPTON, Va. -- With plenty of flat screen TVs, game nights and even an outdoor fire pit, life in isolation for members of the U.S. military who have returned from the Ebola mission in West Africa can look a lot like summer camp. The Defense Department is requiring military service members to undergo 21 days of isolation and monitoring as a pr... more

Top Prosecutor Leaves Air Force to Reform Military Justice System

The Air Force's chief prosecutor, Col. Don Christensen, is going to work for the sexual assault victim advocacy group Protect Our Defenders. (Courtesy Don Christensen)

One of the military's most highly regarded prosecutors is leaving the justice system he's served for more than two decades to work for a group devoted to reforming it. Col. Don Christensen, formerly the Air Force's chief prosecutor, is retiring from the service in December and will become the president of Protect Our Defenders, an inf... more

NATO Sees Russia Ready for Ukraine Incursion

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe Philip M. Breedlove addresses the media at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

KIEV, Ukraine -- Russia still has enough troops along Ukraine's border to mount a major incursion, NATO's top commander said Wednesday, and Moscow is using its military might to affect political developments inside Ukraine. U.S. Gen. Philip Breedlove said a large number of Russian troops are also active inside Ukraine, training and advising se... more

Official: US Commandos Took Part in Yemen Raid

SANAA, Yemen — U.S. special operations forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen, a senior defense official said Wednesday, deepening the mystery surrounding a rare raid by American commandos in the country. In confirming the U.S. troops' involvement, the official said no American was re... more

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