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Police stand watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, is experiencing its fourth day of violent protests since the killing. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Senate Hearing to Examine Militarization of Local Police

The big armored police trucks and assault-style weapons seen in Ferguson are the subject of a Senate hearing today.

09/09/2014

Police stand watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, is experiencing its fourth day of violent protests since the killing. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Pentagon Supplied Ferguson With 2 Humvees, 1 Generator, 1 Cargo Trailer

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby was asked by reporters about the extent of the supply of excess military items to police departments in Ferguson and the surrounding area.

08/20/2014

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno speaks about Sexual Assault in the military during an event at the Pentagon, on March 28, 2014 in Washington, DC. The event was held to highlight the month of April as sexual assault awareness month. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Military Sex Assault Claims Up 50 Percent

Reports of sexual assaults by members of the military rose 50 percent after the Pentagon began a vigorous campaign to get more victims to come forward.

05/01/2014

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September 11th ‘Truthers’ Get Adopt-a-Highway Sign

Group organizer Donald Stahl has questions that suggest the Twin Towers were brought down by a controlled demolition.

12/10/2012

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Study: Level of Military Substance Abuse Now a ‘Public Health Crisis,’ Pentagon Care Outdated

Abusing alcohol and drugs has been part of military culture historically: troops do it for fun, to ease the stresses of war or to be part of the brotherhood.

09/17/2012

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.

09/12/2012

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Sen. McCaskill Against Closing Jefferson Barracks Tower

The Pentagon may not be closing a radio tower at Jefferson Barracks.

05/29/2012

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Overnight America: Politics, Baseball’s Wild Night & More

Jon Grayson has the night off so Ralph Graczak is in the big chair and talking about a wide range of issues to kick off your Friday morning.

09/30/2011

The Pentagon 9/11 Memorial is a permanent outdoor memorial to the 184 men, women, and children who lost their lives as victims of the attack, killed both in the building and on American Airlines Flight 77 in the September 11, 2001 attacks. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

DANIEL: 9/11 Memories

I was taking my 19 month son to daycare that morning. Our 5-year-old had just started kindergarten weeks earlier. Both were completely unaware of my mood or the mood of the nation.

09/07/2011

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