The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Los Angeles Times:
I commend the Star for reprinting the Washington Post editorial on the need for research on accidental firearm deaths of children (“Info vital on scope of gun accidents involving kids,” Dec. 3).
U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries may be militarily effective, but they are killing innocent civilians in a way that is obscene and immoral. I’m afraid that ignoring this ugly fact makes Americans complicit in murder.
President Abraham Lincoln issued this proclamation making Thanksgiving a national holiday 150 years ago on Oct. 3, 1863.
The Pentagon plans to award Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems a contract worth up to $3 billion for production of the newest Standard Missile-3 ballistic missile interceptor.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Dallas Morning News:
Purple Hearts were awarded to three airmen Friday during a ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
PHOENIX — A 25-year-old Arizonan was among three U.S. Army soldiers killed Tuesday in Afghanistan in an attack that used an improvised explosive device.
President Bashir al-Assad was heard to say,” build the danged wall ” in response to the news Arizona Senator McCain had slipped across the border into Syria. McCain, assisted in his trek by Humane Borders, hopes to find work as a mercenary arms supplier.
PHOENIX — The Department of Defense says a soldier from northeastern Arizona has been killed while serving in Afghanistan.
BEIJING — Chinese hackers repeatedly penetrated The New York Times’ computer systems over the past four months, stealing reporters’ passwords and hunting for files on an investigation into the wealth amassed by the family of a top Chinese leader, the newspaper reported Thursday.
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after generations of limits on their service, defense officials said Wednesday.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A South Carolina soldier has died in parachute training accident near Eloy.
WASHINGTON — Testifying out of sight, ex-CIA Director David Petraeus told Congress Friday that classified intelligence showed the deadly raid on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a terrorist attack but the administration withheld the suspected role of al-Qaida affiliates to avoid tipping them off.
A soldier from Tucson was killed Wednesday while serving in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Friday.
WASHINGTON — A Lake Havasu City soldier died in Afghanistan Saturday from wounds he suffered in an attack while on patrol in the eastern province of Khost, the Pentagon announced Tuesday.
An Arizona National Guard helicopter unit is preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.
FREDERICK, Md. — Long after the guns grew silent at Antietam, the earth yielded up gruesome reminders of the bloodiest day of the American Civil War: bodies, bones, buttons and entire severed limbs — one of which is now the focus of intense study at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
WASHINGTON — Arizona Sen. John McCain is calling for the United States to lead an international effort to begin air strikes on Syria.
The history of the Buffalo Soldiers, the all-black unit
stationed on Fort Huachuca in the late 1800s through the turn of
the 20th century, is the topic of a van tour Saturday in Sierra