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Keep COVID military vaccine mandate, defense chief says

Dec. 04, 2022 10:43 AM EST

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he wants to keep the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place to protect the health of the troops, as Republican governors and lawmakers press to rescind it. This past week more than 20 Republican...

'We the People' at heart of White House holiday decorations

Nov. 28, 2022 18:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — “We the People” is Jill Biden's holiday theme with White House decorations designed for “the people” to see themselves in the tree ornaments, mantel displays, mirrors and do-it-yourself creations that have turned the mansion's public spaces into a winter wonderland. ...

Putin decries media 'lies' at meeting with soldiers' mothers

Nov. 25, 2022 10:52 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday hit out at what he said were skewed media portrayals of Moscow’s military campaign in Ukraine as he met with mothers of Russian soldiers fighting there. "Life is more difficult and diverse that what is shown on TV screens...

Russians work to restore power in occupied city of Kherson

Nov. 07, 2022 15:27 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-appointed authorities say they are working to partially restore power in the occupied Ukrainian city of Kherson following what they called a Ukrainian “terrorist attack” on power lines. The southern city in the region that Moscow illegally annexed...

Russian soldiers enter Kherson homes, dig in for urban war

Nov. 04, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian soldiers are forcing Ukrainian civilians from their apartments in the occupied capital of the Kherson region and moving in themselves, a resident said Friday as the southern city became a growing focus of war in Ukraine. His account of soldiers...

'Slow day:' Guard emails don't match Noem border 'war' talk

Nov. 04, 2022 14:07 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem described the U.S. border with Mexico as a “war zone” last year when she sent dozens of state National Guard troops there, saying they'd be on the front lines of stopping drug smugglers and human traffickers. But records...

Army probes whether troops wrongly targeted in bonus scandal

Nov. 03, 2022 10:52 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Years after about 1,900 National Guard and Reserve soldiers were swept up in a recruiting bonus scandal, U.S. Army investigators are reviewing the cases and correcting records because some individuals were wrongly blamed and punished, Army officials said Thursday. ...

Russia reinforces military, expands Kherson evacuations

Nov. 01, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia reinforced its fighting force Tuesday with an annual fall draft of 120,000 men, and doubled the number of civilians it’s trying to evacuate in anticipation of a major Ukrainian push to recapture the strategically vital southern port city of Kherson. ...

Live Updates | Russia-Ukraine-War

Oct. 28, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging Russia and Ukraine to renew the deal that has seen more than 9 million tons of grain exported from Ukraine and brought down global food prices. He is also calling for other countries, mainly in the West, to...

Indiana GOP touts candidate's brief Army service in ads

Oct. 28, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new television ad introduces the Republican seeking Indiana’s top elections office as “U.S. Army veteran Diego Morales,” while military records show he served less than four months of active service. A commercial that began airing this week and another...