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WASHINGTON — A federal jury returned guilty verdicts for all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad. The jury in Washington found Nicholas Slatten guilty of first-degree murder, and the...
Royal Canadian mounted police officers head toward Parliament Hill following a shooting incident in Ottawa on Oct. 22. Photo by Chris Wattie/Reuters Updated at 12:41 p.m. EDT A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing at the National War Memorial in...
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is confirming that Islamic State group militants were able to seize one of the 28 bundles of weapons and medical supplies dropped to Kurdish forces on Monday. Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, says that two of...
Journalist Philip Moeller, “the Medicare Maven,” explains how to navigate Medicare Part D during open enrollment. Photo by Flickr user Eric Hunsaker Editor’s Note: Open enrollment for Medicare is here – until Dec. 7. To help readers...
Photo by Flickr user Davicianci. WASHINGTON — Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday. It’s the third year in a row the...
Here’s a look at what’s on the ballot and where this fall. Image by Comstock Images and Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Two states could legalize marijuana Five states vote on whether to raise the minimum wage Washington state...