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Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against Trump

Dec. 10, 2019 9:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress -- pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security. Speaker Nancy Pelosi,...

Ohio base to become first active-duty Purple Heart Base

Dec. 10, 2019 9:06 AM EST

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — An Air Force base in Ohio plans to join the Purple Heart Trail community on Tuesday as the first active-duty Purple Heart Base. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will have a public designation ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force to...

Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles vs. Trump

Dec. 9, 2019 11:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — with an announcement expected early Tuesday. Democratic leaders are pushing ahead with formal charges saying the president put U.S....

Army major in Georgia jailed on federal child porn charge

Dec. 9, 2019 6:10 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — An Army officer who held a top-secret security clearance shared nude photos of a teenage girl online and discussed plans to drug the girl and have sex with her, according to federal court records unsealed Monday. Army Maj. Jason Musgrove was arrested and charged with distributing child...

Report: US misled public on progress in Afghanistan war

Dec. 9, 2019 5:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government across three White House administrations misled the public about failures in the Afghanistan war, often suggesting success where it didn't exist, according to thousands of pages of documents obtained by The Washington Post. The documents reveal deep frustrations about...

Wisconsin Guard leader resigns in wake of sex assault review

Dec. 9, 2019 5:27 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The commander of the Wisconsin National Guard agreed to resign at Gov. Tony Evers' request Monday, following the release of a scathing federal report that found the Guard defied federal law, regulations and policies for years over the handling of soldiers' sexual assault and harassment...

Timeline of Wisconsin Guard sex assault developments

Dec. 9, 2019 4:57 PM EST

MADISON, Wis (AP) — The Wisconsin National Guard's top commander agreed to resign Monday after Gov. Tony Evers released a federal report that found he improperly launched his own investigations into sexual assault complaints in defiance of federal law and Department of Defense policy. Here is a timeline...

Head of Wisconsin National Guard to resign after investigation finds repeated mishandling of sexual assault complaints

Dec. 9, 2019 4:50 PM EST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Head of Wisconsin National Guard to resign after investigation finds repeated mishandling of sexual assault complaints.

Amazon says Trump's 'improper pressure' doomed Pentagon bid

Dec. 9, 2019 4:25 PM EST

Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract. The Pentagon awarded the cloud computing contract to Microsoft in October. Amazon argues in a lawsuit unsealed Monday in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims...

Fire displaces four US Army families on Alaska post

Dec. 9, 2019 4:05 PM EST

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A fire in housing on a U.S. Army post in Alaska has displaced four families. The fire broke out just after 11 p .m. Sunday in a four-unit housing structure on Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. A military police officer who responded to the fire...