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Trump intervenes in military justice cases, grants pardons

Nov. 15, 2019 9:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pardoned a former U.S. Army commando set to stand trial next year in the killing of a suspected Afghan bomb-maker and a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder for ordering his men to fire upon three Afghans, killing two, the White House announced late...

Swan lifts Air Force over Army 69-57

Nov. 12, 2019 10:58 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Swan had 10 points and 10 rebounds to lift Air Force to a 69-57 win over Army on Tuesday night. The victory made Dave Pilipovich the fourth coach to reach 100 wins at Air Force and snapped a five-game losing streak to the Black Knights. Lavelle Scottie had 17 points for Air...

Lawsuit aims to kill stalled $2B methanol refinery project

Nov. 12, 2019 7:07 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday aims to keep one of the world's biggest methanol refineries from being built along the Columbia River in Washington state. Plans for the $2 billion refinery, shipping terminal and pipeline project in the small city of Kalama are already stalled after a state...

McCoy scores 3 times, Army beats UMass 63-7 to snap skid

Nov. 9, 2019 5:52 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army said goodbye to that losing streak in a big way. Sandon McCoy scored three touchdowns on short runs, Jabari Laws rushed for a career-high 140 yards and another score, and Army's triple option overwhelmed UMass 63-7 on Saturday as the Black Knights snapped a five-game skid....

Film probes history of Native Americans in the US military

Nov. 9, 2019 11:44 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Before Chuck Boers joined the U.S. Army, the Lipan Apache member was given his family's eagle feathers. The feathers had been carried by his great-great-great-grandfather on his rifle when he was an Apache scout. They also were carried by relatives who fought in World War I, World...

US-Afghan army convoy fires flares, hits drivers on road

Nov. 9, 2019 5:14 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A local witness and the U.S. mission in Afghanistan say a joint U.S.-Afghan military convoy has confronted several civilian vehicles with flares, after a confrontation on the road. The U.S. forces statement says Saturday that American troops released flares as a deterrent after...

Scully carries Army over US Merchant Marine Academy 80-43

Nov. 8, 2019 8:40 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — John Scully had 20 points as Army rolled past US Merchant Marine Academy 80-43 on Friday night. Chris Mann had 16 points and nine rebounds for Army (1-1). Tommy Funk added 11 points and seven rebounds. Lonnie Grayson had 10 points and Josh Caldwell had a career-high eight assists....

Court will hear Bowe Bergdahl's appeal over Trump's comments

Nov. 8, 2019 10:28 AM EST

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A military court has agreed to hear an appeal by a U.S. Army soldier who left his post in Afghanistan and was held prisoner by the Taliban for five years. The Fayetteville Observer reported Thursday that the court will examine whether statements by President Donald Trump and the...

Army out to break five-game skid, hosts struggling UMass

Nov. 8, 2019 2:32 AM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Heading into the home stretch and riding a five-game losing streak, the Army Black Knights remain fixated on one thing — improving. "We're not really focused on the opponent," fullback Sandon McCoy said. "We're focused on getting better as a team. It's just better for our...

'Mighty Justice' chronicles life of civil rights activist

Nov. 5, 2019 2:04 PM EST

"Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights," Algonquin Books, by Dovey Johnson Roundtree and Katie McCabe Some life stories are too important to be relegated to dusty history books. They must be remembered, honored, shared. Dovey Johnson Roundtree lived that large and remarkable a life. "Mighty Justice: My Life in...