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Two years into the pandemic, the omicron variant's effect on medical facilities has many reevaluating the resilience of public health systems that are considered essential to providing equal care.

Army veteran Bridgitte Prince is spearheading a project to raise $35 million to tell the story of the 29th Regiment Connecticut Infantry (Colored), the first Union soldiers to enter the defeated city of Richmond near the war's end.

Four hostages were spared and their captor was killed ending an hourslong standoff at a Texas synagogue.

The U.S. is working to determine who carried out a cyberattack on Ukrainian government websites, and it wouldn’t be surprising if Russia was behind it, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said.

Two days after the election on Nov. 2, 2020, the Oath Keepers were already convinced that victory had been stolen from President Donald Trump and members of the far-right militia group were making plans to march on the U.S. Capitol.

A Jordanian military website said Capt. Muhammad Yassin Musa al-Khudayrat was killed and three others were injured when a group of smugglers opened fire on border guards.

By some counts, President Joe Biden can lay claim to a banner first year in office. But numbers also reveal plenty of setbacks.

Over the course of his 30-year career in the Air Force, McGee fought in three wars and became the first Black man to command a stateside Air Force wing and a base in the integrated Air Force.

France's parliament approved a law Sunday that will exclude unvaccinated people from all restaurants, sports arenas and other venues.

Rheinland-Pfalz has again tweaked its statewide coronavirus policies, adopting a new set of rules that effectively equates recent vaccination with a booster shot.


David Dushman, the last surviving Allied soldier involved in the liberation of Auschwitz, has died. He was 98.

Hundreds were pictured in the gathering in the aircraft carrier’s hangar deck and many chanted Capt. Brett Crozier’s name.

U.S. Army leaders rallied around a soldier featured in a recruitment video clip that Sen. Ted Cruz mocked as representative of an “emasculated military.”

BREAKING | Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins, who was given the nation’s highest military honor for heroically fighting off enemies and saving wounded soldiers in Vietnam, died April 17 from complications caused by the coronavirus.

Donald Stratton, a sailor severely burned while aboard the doomed USS Arizona during the Japanese surprise attack Dec. 7, 1941, died Saturday. He was 97. His passing leaves only two living survivors of the battleship, Lou Conter and Ken Potts.

Thomas Patrick Payne is “one of the bravest men anywhere in the world,” the president told an audience in the East Room of the White House, which was filled with senior Pentagon officials and the soldier’s family.

Charlotte Maxwell-Jones, an American who founded Kabul Small Animal Rescue in 2018, was recently told by the Taliban to leave Afghanistan. But she doesn’t intend to go until she’s secured the departure of about 125 people and as many as 250 animals.

The new law, expected to be passed on May 28, would bypass the city's legislature and allow the Hong Kong government to set up mainland agencies in the city.

Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) spell out "Hi Mom!!" on the flight deck of the ship in celebration of Mother's Day 2021. (Photo by @USNavy )

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