Tag: U.S. Army

Haiti leader’s slaying exposes role of ex-Colombian soldiers

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BUCARAMANGA, Colombia — As the coronavirus pandemic squeezed Colombia, the Romero family was in need of money to pay the mortgage. Mauricio Romero Medina's...

Alabama elects first Black Republican to House in 140 years

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Retired Army Sgt. Kenneth Paschal on Tuesday was elected to fill a legislative seat in suburban Shelby County, becoming the only...

1st elected Alabama Black Republican: GOP ‘open to everyone’

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PELHAM, Ala. — The first Black Republican elected to the Alabama Legislature since Reconstruction said Wednesday that his election to represent a heavily white...

Indigenous children’s remains turned over from Army cemetery

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CARLISLE, Pa. — The disinterred remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in...

Army boxer Naomi Graham fights her way to Olympics for US

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Claressa Shields is the most successful American amateur boxer of her generation. She dominated the middleweight division at the past...

Attack in eastern Congo kills 9; US ambassador vows support

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BENI, Congo — At least nine civilians, including women, were killed in an attack by rebels in Congo’s eastern city of Beni, officials said...

Biden administration passes up chance to block oil pipeline

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Biden administration signaled in a court filing this week that it does not plan to cancel federal permits for Enbridge’s Energy's...

Lebanon’s crisis threatens one of its few unifiers, the army

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BEIRUT — Since the civil war, through wars with Israel, militant bombings and domestic turmoil, Lebanese have considered their military as an anchor for...

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...

US military guns keep vanishing, some used in street crimes

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Pulling a pistol from his waistband, the young man spun his human shield toward police. ...