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Guantanamo prosecutor retires as 9/11 trial remains elusive

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WASHINGTON — The Army general who spent the past decade leading an oft-stalled effort to prosecute five men held at the Guantanamo Bay detention...

Mastermind in 2016 killing of Honduran activist convicted

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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A Honduran man was convicted of homicide Monday in the 2016 killing of Berta C├íceres, a prize-winning environmental and Indigenous rights...

Biden to back changes in military sexual assault prosecution

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is putting his stamp of approval on a long-debated change to the military justice system that would remove decisions...

Marine guilty of involuntary manslaughter in hazing death

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NORFOLK, Va. — A member of an elite group of U.S. Marines has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and related charges for his role...

Lawyer: Marine played minor role in soldier’s hazing death

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NORFOLK, Va. — A defense attorney for a U.S. Marine told jurors Wednesday that he played a minor role in the hazing of a...

Harris heads to border after facing criticism for absence

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WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris faces perhaps the most politically challenging moment of her vice presidency Friday when she heads to the U.S. southern border...

Senator: Military justice changes must go beyond sex cases

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is on the brink of success in her yearslong campaign to get sexual assault cases removed from the military...

General ‘shocked’ by AP report on AWOL guns, considers fix

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Shocked by an Associated Press investigation into the loss and theft of military guns, the Pentagon's top general signaled Thursday that he will consider...

German platoon ordered from Lithuania amid misconduct probe

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BERLIN — Germany's Defense Ministry said Wednesday it has ordered a platoon stationed in Lithuania as part of a NATO mission to return home...

For years US Army hid, downplayed extent of firearms loss

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The U.S. Army has hidden or downplayed the extent to which its firearms disappear, significantly understating losses and thefts even as some weapons are...