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Report: Iran 'successfully' fires missile capable of hitting targets 185 miles awayupdated: Sat Aug 04 2012 22:44:00

Iran has "successfully" test fired its newest version of the Fateh-110 missile, state media reported Saturday, touting the accomplishment despite international concerns about Tehran's growing military capabilities.

Iran improves its ballistic missilesupdated: Sat Aug 04 2012 22:44:00

Pentagon says Iran is improving the killing power of its ballistic missiles. Retired Gen. James "Spider" Marks OutFront.

Syrian rebels appear more capable, yet still outgunnedupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 19:35:00

A distant machine gun rattled away in vain as a military helicopter flew long, slow circles, arcing from the contested Syrian city of Aleppo over to the rebel-controlled town of Anadan, six miles to the north.

Fast-growing wildfire breaches lines, moves into Colorado Cityupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 23:05:00

A wind-fueled wildfire of epic proportions breached fire lines Tuesday and entered Colorado Springs, Colorado, prompting at least 32,000 new evacuations in the city and at the U.S. Air Force Academy, authorities said.

Cluster bombs terrorize African villagesupdated: Thu May 31 2012 16:31:00

CNN's David McKenzie reports on allegations the Sudanese government is using cluster bombs.

New evidence shows Sudan is dropping cluster munitions onto civilian areasupdated: Thu May 31 2012 16:31:00

In the village of Angolo, in Sudan's South Kordofan state, villagers stand over a deadly and illegal weapon. Nestled in a crater, the Soviet-era cluster bomb failed to detonate. It was dropped a month ago, they say, and they don't dare get any closer.

Russia test-fires missile amid tensions over NATO defense shield announcementupdated: Wed May 23 2012 09:24:00

Russia test-fired a ballistic missile Wednesday, a move that comes amid tensions about a recent NATO announcement that it placed an interim missile defense shield in Europe.

Missile defense shield in place to protect Europe, NATO chief saysupdated: Mon May 21 2012 05:26:00

NATO's chief says the alliance now has interim ballistic missile defense capability in Europe, a move that is likely to further heighten tensions with Russia over its objection to a missile defense shield.

Russian general raises idea of pre-emptive strike against missile shieldupdated: Sat May 05 2012 05:53:00

With talks deadlocked between the United States and Russia over plans to deploy a missile defense shield in Europe, a top Russian general raised the possibility of a possible pre-emptive strike against launch sites if a deal could not be reached.

Senators criticize military briefing on Colombia scandalupdated: Wed Apr 25 2012 19:20:00

Two veteran senators complained Wednesday that military officials might have been slow to react to an alleged prostitution scandal in Colombia and have not been forthcoming with Congress in reporting what happened.

N. Korean rocket launch a 'humiliation'updated: Sun Apr 15 2012 23:40:00

CNN's John Vause talks to The Ploughshares Fund president Joseph Cirincione about North Korea's failed rocket launch.

Gay pride groups appear at U.S. military academiesupdated: Sat Mar 31 2012 18:09:00

In the six months since the repeal of the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, many of the most prestigious military institutions in the country are adding a student group to their club rosters that they had never seen before: gay pride groups.

Mental illness more likely behind Afghan shooting than PTSD, psychiatrist saysupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 11:31:00

While officials have provided few details about the U.S. Army soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan men, women and children in a house-to-house shooting rampage in two villages, one psychiatrist speculated the incident may have stemmed from mental illness, but not necessarily post-traumatic stress disorder.

How can troubled troops be helped?updated: Tue Mar 13 2012 11:31:00

A U.S. soldier is accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians. A clinical psychologist discusses how this could happen.

Israel says it conducts successful test of anti-missile systemupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 09:50:00

Israel declared a Friday test of its Arrow weapon system a "major milestone" in the development of a system to defend against medium range missiles that could be fired from countries like Iran.

Will Israel strike Iran this year?updated: Fri Feb 10 2012 09:50:00

CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks with Israeli journalist Ronen Bergman, who says that Israel will strike Iran in 2012.

Iran test-fires missiles in Strait of Hormuz exercisesupdated: Mon Jan 02 2012 19:49:00

Iran test-fired two missiles Monday, the final day of its naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, state-run media reported.

Female veterans coping with PTSDupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 13:16:00

CNN's Kyra Phillips revisits a woman who served in Iraq and struggles to cope with post traumatic stress disorder.

Air Force to cut thousands of civilian jobsupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 23:04:00

The U.S. Air Force announced Wednesday a "restructuring" in its civilian workforce that will mean a net reduction of thousands of civilian jobs.

Viktor Bout atty: 'we intend to appeal'updated: Wed Nov 02 2011 21:55:00

Albert Dayan, attorney for Viktor Bout, responds to the guilty verdicts on 4 federal counts including conspiracy to kill.

Russian convicted in arms conspiracy plotupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 21:55:00

Convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout could face life in prison after a federal jury returned guilty verdicts Wednesday on four counts related to a conspiracy to kill Americans, acquire and export anti-aircraft missiles and provide material support to a terrorist organization.

Prosecutors say accused Russian arms dealer knew Americans were targetsupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 16:51:00

Accused Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout knowingly sold weapons to those he believed to be Colombian narco-rebels who intended to kill Americans, prosecutors said in opening statements in Bout's trial Wednesday.

Egyptian blogger, imprisoned and hungry, is steadfast in his protest of regimeupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 11:36:00

Time is running out for imprisoned Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad. He has been on a hunger strike since August 23 to protest his confinement for comments he made about the military on Facebook and in his blog.

Cheney backs end of 'don't ask, don't tell' policyupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 14:18:00

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday he supports the Obama administration's decision to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" policy banning gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military -- a move that was staunchly opposed by most top Republicans.

Cheney backs 'don't ask' repealupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 14:18:00

Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he agrees with President Obama's decision to repeal "don't ask, don't tell."

Guantanamo prepares for next military trial of terrorism suspectupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 15:10:00

The Pentagon moved closer Wednesday to its next military trial on the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for the suspected ringleader of the deadly bombing of the USS Cole.

Senator: Protect airliners from shoulder-fired missilesupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 18:48:00

Fresh concerns that thousands of highly portable anti-aircraft missiles may be missing in Libya are prompting a new call to protect American jetliners from attack.

Resuming careers post 'don't ask' repealupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 21:43:00

CNN's Chris Lawrence reports the "don't ask" repeal doesn't mean former service members can return to their careers.

DADT gone, but unequal treatment of gays still hereupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 21:43:00

In the very early hours of this morning, "don't ask, don't tell" ceased to be U.S. policy. As a result, today is the first day I can write about being the partner of a gay military serviceman without fear that he will lose his job.

The history of 'don't ask, don't tell'updated: Tue Sep 20 2011 16:24:00

The policy was introduced in 1993 by the Clinton administration, and has divided the political landscape since.

End of 'don't ask, don't tell' brings relief, celebrationupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 16:24:00

Reactions ranged from gloom-and-doom predictions to celebrations to ho-hum business-as-usual as the U.S. military changed its rules Tuesday to allow gay men and lesbians to serve openly.

Bill aims to protect service members who oppose homosexualityupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 01:09:00

The military is on a two-week glide path to ending "don't ask, don't tell," its present policy banning gay men and lesbians from serving openly in the armed forces.

Missiles looted from Tripoli arms warehouseupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 21:05:00

A potent stash of Russian-made surface-to-air missiles is missing from a huge Tripoli weapons warehouse amid reports of weapons looting across war-torn Libya.

Feds: AK-74 assault rifles stolen from Fort Irwinupdated: Sun Jul 31 2011 08:45:00

Federal authorities are investigating whether any of the 26 AK-74 assault rifles and a Dragunov rifle stolen from the Fort Irwin Army Post has ended up in Fresno, California, a spokesman said Saturday.

Veterans groups summoned to White House on debt ceiling impactupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 11:17:00

Veterans advocacy groups have been called to the White House for a late afternoon meeting Tuesday to be briefed by Obama administration officials on the impact to veterans if Congress does not pass legislation raising the debt ceiling.

Administration asks court to reconsider 'don't ask, don't tell' orderupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 16:19:00

The Obama administration Thursday evening asked a federal appeals court in California to reconsider its order last week temporarily blocking the U.S. military from enforcing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays and lesbians serving in the military.

Court reinstates part of 'don't ask, don't tell'updated: Sat Jul 16 2011 13:59:00

A federal appeals court temporarily has reinstated the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that bans gays and lesbians from serving in the military, but banned the services from investigating or discharging anyone under the rule.

Appeals court suspends enforcement of 'don't ask, don't tell' policyupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 05:40:00

A federal appeals court Wednesday issued an order blocking the U.S. military from enforcing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays and lesbians serving in the military. U.S. officials have been moving ahead with dismantling the policy but had objected to having the courts force the government to officially repeal it at this time.

April: 'Don't ask' repeal on trackupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 05:40:00

Pentagon officials report "don't ask, don't tell" training for all servicemen is on track to be complete by this summer.

Iran test-fires 14 missiles during military drillsupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 09:31:00

Iran has successfully test-fired 14 missiles during military drills, Iranian news agencies reported Tuesday.

Audit: Sexual assault incidents within VA system underreportedupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 01:48:00

Sexual assault incidents within the Veterans Affairs system are not being reported up the chain, a new government audit released Tuesday found.

Lesbian former West Point cadet denied readmissionupdated: Thu Apr 28 2011 17:16:00

A lesbian cadet who left the West Point Military Academy has been denied readmission, just as the U.S. military begins changes mandated by a repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

Hamas claims responsibility for missile strike on bus that wounded boyupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 19:47:00

Hamas claimed responsibility Thursday for shooting a missile that struck an Israeli bus, critically wounding a teenage boy on his way home from school.

Magazine launch for gay military members announcedupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 10:51:00

A magazine designed for and by gay military members may soon be displayed at military installations worldwide, an advocacy group announced Monday.

Despite grounded air force, Libyan troops still on attackupdated: Thu Mar 24 2011 12:45:00

The Libyan military has been pounded by coalition airstrikes neutralizing its air capabilities but it is still able to fight and maneuver on the ground, U.S. officials said.

What does Libya's military have left?updated: Thu Mar 24 2011 12:45:00

Chris Lawrence looks at how much damage Libya's military can do right now.

U.S. fires missiles on Libyaupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 07:05:00

The U.S. military has launched its first missiles in Libya against Moammar Gadhafi's forces.

Benghazi attackedupdated: Sat Mar 19 2011 23:10:00

CNN's Arwa Damon reports that an attack of Benghazi, Libya, appears to be underway.

Gunfire, explosions heard in Tripoliupdated: Sat Mar 19 2011 23:10:00

Explosions and anti-aircraft fire thundered in the skies above Tripoli early Sunday, but it was not clear whether they resulted from another round of cruise missile attacks by allies determined to stop Moammar Gadhafi's offensive against Libyan opposition forces.

Earthquake response doesn't shake Okinawans' opposition to U.S. basesupdated: Sun Mar 13 2011 14:38:00

Every morning at 7:30, Hiroshi Ashitomi trudges up sand-dusted steps, pries open a metal folding chair and joins a handful of his fellow retirees under a plastic tent, facing seaward. They are staging a protest.

Sailor says Navy punishing him for sleepover with male sailorupdated: Sat Mar 05 2011 11:46:00

A sailor is accusing the Navy of baselessly trying to discharge him for "unprofessional conduct" in an effort to get around the recent "don't ask, don't tell" repeal, after being found asleep in the same bed with another male sailor.

Fortune: America's hottest export: Weapons - Full versionupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 15:02:00

This time last year, Boeing's F-15 production line, which is housed in a beige, dreary building on the outskirts of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, was on the verge of shutting down. The F-15 is an old jet, first designed in the 1970s to outmaneuver Soviet MiGs. It has long been surpassed by more advanced rivals, and the U.S. military hasn't bought a new one since 2001. When production slowed to a trickle a few years ago, a pair of orders from Korea and Singapore kept the line alive, barely, and it has been churning out about one F-15 a month since then. Local politicians fretted that Boeing would have to close the production line, eliminating hundreds of jobs and delivering a blow to the struggling regional economy.

Egypt's military: Key factsupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 02:41:00

Egypt's military is the foundation of the modern state, having overthrown the country's monarchy in 1952. All four of the country's leaders since then -- Gamal Abdel Nasser, Anwar Sadat, Hosni Mubarak and now, Mohammed Hussein Tantawi -- have been army or air force officers, and the armed forces play a major role in the Egyptian economy.

Pentagon finalizes plans for implementing repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'updated: Sat Feb 12 2011 12:57:00

It's been less than two months since President Barack Obama signed the bill that will eventually lead to repeal of the controversial ban on gay men and lesbians serving openly in the military. And the military is already taking steps to implement the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell."

Egypt's military: Key factsupdated: Fri Feb 11 2011 21:56:00

Egypt's military has produced all four presidents the country has had since a 1952 revolution led by Lt. Col. Gamal Abdel Nasser ended the monarchy, and the army remains a powerful force.

Top Egyptian military officials cut short meetings in U.S.updated: Fri Jan 28 2011 21:06:00

Several top Egyptian military officials cut short their visit to the Pentagon on Friday, returning to where their rank-and-file were rolling through the streets to stem massive protests, a top U.S. military official said.

Gates: North Korea could have long-range missile within 5 yearsupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 20:31:00

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said Tuesday that North Korea is becoming a direct threat to the United States, asserting that the rogue Communist regime is within five years of developing intercontinental ballistic missiles.

Ukraine reduces stock of dangerous uraniumupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 19:18:00

The U.S. Energy Department announced Friday the shipment of 50 kilograms -- or 111 pounds -- of highly enriched uranium from Ukraine to Russia.

Obama 'proud' to end 'don't ask'updated: Mon Dec 27 2010 12:22:00

President Obama says ending the ban on gays will strengthen the country's military.

Jovial crowd cheers the signing of 'don't ask, don't tell' repealupdated: Thu Dec 23 2010 05:23:00

Everyone knew a lot of people would want to see President Barack Obama sign the bill repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy barring openly gay and lesbian soldiers from the military.

Headlines aside, 'don't ask, don't tell' stays in placeupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 14:56:00

When President Obama signed the bill repealing the so-called "don't ask, don't tell" policy, it did not immediately end the military's 17-year ban on gays serving openly.

Repealing 'don't ask, don't tell': the next stepsupdated: Mon Dec 20 2010 19:33:00

Although Congress has now voted to repeal the military's controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy, it will be at least a few months before the historic change takes effect.

Reid: Repealing DADT 'right thing to do'updated: Mon Dec 20 2010 08:36:00

Senate majority leader Harry Reid and Rep. Joe Lieberman discuss the progress on repealing "don't ask, don't tell."

Senate votes to repeal ban on gays openly serving in militaryupdated: Mon Dec 20 2010 08:36:00

The military's prohibition of openly gay people serving within its ranks is one step closer to ending, after the Senate voted Saturday to repeal the armed forces' "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

Senate votes to repeal 'Don't ask'updated: Sat Dec 18 2010 17:03:00

The Senate votes to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" policy which bans openly gay people from serving in the military.

Sen. Lieberman demands DADT repealupdated: Fri Dec 17 2010 19:04:00

Sen. Joe Lieberman again calls for the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy to be repealed.

House passes 'don't ask, don't tell' repealupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 05:18:00

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to overturn the ban on openly gay and lesbian soldiers serving in the U.S. military, passing legislation repealing the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

House Democrats push 'don't ask, don't tell' repealupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 11:30:00

House Democrats renewed their push Tuesday to overturn the ban on gays and lesbian soldiers serving openly in the U.S. military, introducing legislation repealing the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

Pentagon: Letting openly gay troops serve won't hurt militaryupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 15:00:00

Letting openly gay or lesbian troops serve in the military would have little lasting impact on the U.S. armed forces, a major Pentagon review has found, several sources familiar with the results told CNN Tuesday.

Pentagon: Little risk to repealing DADTupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 15:00:00

A Pentagon study finds that the majority of those surveyed do not object to gays serving openly in the military.

'Don't ask, don't tell' fails in Senateupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 21:39:00

The bid to repeal the policy on gays in the military fails 57 to 40.

Senate Democrats postpone planned vote on 'don't ask, don't tell'updated: Thu Dec 09 2010 08:01:00

Unable to secure needed Republican support, Senate Democrats decided Wednesday to postpone a planned make-or-break vote on starting debate on repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that bars openly gay and lesbian soldiers from the military.

'Don't ask, don't tell' vote postponedupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 08:01:00

Senate Democrats decided Wednesday to postpone a planned vote on "don't ask, don't tell." CNN's Anderson Cooper reports.

Gates not optimistic for quick repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'updated: Thu Dec 09 2010 05:20:00

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday he was "not particularly optimistic" that Congress would soon repeal the "don't ask, don' tell" policy banning openly gay and lesbian personnel from the military.

Military chaplains' view of DADTupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 05:34:00

Many military chaplains conflicted on repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell." CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.

Wikileaks:Syria accused of supplying SCUD missiles to Hezbollahupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 05:34:00

A series of U.S. diplomatic cables from early this year directly accused Syria of supplying advanced weaponry, including SCUD ballistic missiles, to the Shiite militia Hezbollah in Lebanon.

Pentagon: DADT can safely be repealedupdated: Sat Dec 04 2010 08:14:00

A Pentagon report finds the military will not suffer if gay troops serve. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.

Top military brass splits over 'don't ask, don't tell' repealupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 20:54:00

Leaders of the different branches of the U.S. armed forces gave sharply divergent answers to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Friday when asked whether the military's controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy should be repealed, and what the consequences of a repeal might be.

'Don't ask, don't tell': The reality of repealupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 14:49:00

It's not if, but when, the law banning openly gay men and lesbians from serving in the military will be repealed, say advocates and top administration officials.

Pentagon: Letting openly gay troops serve won't hurt militaryupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 17:55:00

Allowing openly gay or lesbian troops serve in the military would have little lasting impact on the U.S. armed forces, according to a long-awaited Pentagon review of the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

McCain honest on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'?updated: Tue Nov 30 2010 05:30:00

Anderson Cooper reports on criticism levelled at Sen. John McCain's public statements on gays in the military.

North Korea's military aging but sizableupdated: Thu Nov 25 2010 11:13:00

It's a bit like train-spotting but rather more serious. On October 10, Korea-watchers pored over live televised coverage of a massive military parade in Pyongyang, held to mark the 65th anniversary of North Korea's ruling party. Just like the Soviet parades of yore, it was a chance to see what military hardware the North might be showing off.

Accused arms dealer claims U.S. tried to force a confessionupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 16:39:00

Suspected international arms dealer Viktor Bout is claiming that he was pressured by U.S. authorities to confess on his extradition flight from Thailand to the United States, a deputy spokesman for Russia's foreign ministry said Thursday.

Accused international arms dealer pleads not guiltyupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 14:24:00

An accused international arms dealer, now in U.S. custody for allegedly agreeing to sell millions of dollars of weapons to a Colombian narco-terrorist organization, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a U.S. courtroom to four counts of terror-related crimes.

'Don't ask, don't tell' policy is discrimination in a time warpupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 11:39:00

America's buildup to World War II was a time when things were very different. The helicopter, ballpoint pen, canned beer and Scotch tape had just been invented.

Striking images of gay military membersupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 13:12:00

Photographer Jeff Sheng's obscured photos capture gay military members currently affected by "don't ask don't tell."

High Court: Gay ban stays for nowupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 19:06:00

The Supreme Court orders that "Don't ask, don't tell" remain in effect, temporarily. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Supreme Court keeps gays in the military policy in place during appealupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 19:06:00

The Supreme Court turned aside Friday a gay rights group's request to temporarily suspend enforcement of the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays in the military.

Biden salutes troops at Arlingtonupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 18:07:00

Vice President Joe Biden marks Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery.

Government asks Supreme Court to keep 'don't ask, don't tell' for nowupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 18:11:00

The federal government on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to back an appellate panel's ruling that would allow the military to temporarily continue enforcing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy that bans openly gay and lesbian soldiers.

Five ways to help a veteran todayupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 18:09:00

Veterans Day is a day to honor and celebrate the military veterans who have served our country, but if you don't have a veteran in your family or even know one, the meaning of the day may be lost.

Signs of trouble for Dems who want to repeal 'don't ask, don't tell'updated: Mon Nov 08 2010 18:34:00

In the wake of the gains by Republicans in last week's election, the prospects for a repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" appear to be diminishing daily.

Gay group asks high court to reinstate ban on 'don't ask, don't tell'updated: Fri Nov 05 2010 16:27:00

Lawyers for the gay group seeking a repeal of the military ban on openly gay troops serving in the military asked the Supreme Court Friday to step in and temporarily block enforcement of the controversial policy.

'Don't ask, don't tell' stays on booksupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 11:18:00

CNN's Chris Lawrence explains the latest court decision to maintain the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy.

Appellate panel says 'don't ask, don't tell' should stay during appealupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 06:05:00

A federal appeals court sided with the government Monday, allowing the military to maintain its "don't ask, don't tell" policy during an appeal of a lower court ruling that the law barring openly gay and lesbian soldiers is unconstitutional.

Computer problem blamed for missile site malfunctionupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 15:59:00

A malfunctioning launch control center for a portion of the nation's nuclear missiles remained offline Wednesday as investigations continued into a weekend computer problem that disrupted communications with more than 10 percent of America's land-based nuclear missiles.

Air Force lost some communication with nuclear missilesupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 20:23:00

The Air Force lost partial communications with 50 nuclear missiles for almost an hour last weekend, an Air Force spokesman said Tuesday.

Power failure shuts down nukesupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 20:23:00

A major part of a nuclear arsenal lost power for an hour at an Air Force base in Wyoming. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.

Gates narrows who can OK discharges under 'don't ask, don't tell'updated: Thu Oct 21 2010 19:42:00

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has raised the level at which gay and lesbian troops can be discharged under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, ordering that it only be done by the secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force, a senior Defense Department attorney said Thursday.

Obama adviser on 'Don't ask' angerupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 19:42:00

Valerie Jarrett responds to the latest change in "Don't ask, don't tell" policy.

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