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Officials: Doctors tried to help Russia in Ukraine war

Sep. 29, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

A Maryland anesthesiologist and her U.S. Army doctor spouse have been charged with trying to help Russia in its war against Ukraine with medical records that they thought Moscow could exploit, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Maryland said Thursday. The records never made it to...

FBI: Soldier linked to racist post, online extremism

Sep. 08, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

A soldier in the U.S. Army wrote on Instagram that he joined the military “for combat experience so I’m more proficient in killing” Black people, investigators say. Killian Mackeithan Ryan also had five Instagram accounts that were in contact with others "associated with...

Requests led former paratrooper to start his own business

Aug. 14, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — From a young age, Chris Cruz had a bit of an entrepreneurial spirit. He sold chocolate bars in elementary school. In middle school, he’d bring Capri Suns to sell to classmates for $1. “I guess I kind of always wanted to be my own...

Renaming Army bases that honor Confederates would cost $21M

Aug. 09, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Renaming nine U.S. Army posts that honor Confederate officers would cost a total of $21 million if the installations rebrand everything from welcome marquees and street signs to water towers and hospital doors, according to an independent commission. The Naming...

Charlotte, Greensboro pick mayors as NC local elections held

Jul. 26, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than a dozen North Carolina municipalities or counties are choosing new elected officials, with some picking party nominees for the fall. Voting precincts were slated to be open in these areas from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. ...