The Moscow City Court read out the conviction of Paul Whelan on charges of espionage and sentenced him to 16 years in a maximum security prison.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
After years of waiting, veterans who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina may now be able to receive a portion of government disability benefits totaling more than $2 billion.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
There was a tinge of nostalgia as Obama visited U.S. troops on Christmas for the last time, and some solemnity, too.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
By Michael D. Regan and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
A top Marine general predicts that the Defense Department's vows to maintain the same standards for women and men in combat jobs won't last, saying the military will eventually be pressured to lower the qualifications so more women can serve…
By PBS NewsHour
Four heavily armed militants attacked a hotel popular with foreigners in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, killing at least six people in a brazen Taliban-backed attack apparently targeted at Western workers, witnesses and a Taliban spokesman said.
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