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residents who are angry over the U.S. withdrawal from Syria hurl potatoes at American military vehicles in the town of Qamishli, northern Syria, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 9:05 am
Angry over the U.S. withdrawal from Syria, residents of a Kurdish-dominated city pelted departing American military vehicles with potatoes Monday as they drove through. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said U.S. troops will stay in eastern Syria to protect Kurdish-held oil fields for at least the...
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Induction Day
Patrick Semansky/AP, file
July 23, 2019 - 11:18 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The percentage of female students nominated by members of Congress for admission to U.S. service academies has been rising, but men are still put forward nearly three times as often as women, according to an analysis released Tuesday . A nomination from a federal lawmaker is...
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A wounded marine veteran from Reading was in for a big treat Saturday night at country music duo Florida Georgia Line's concert in Camden. Chris Kaag will be taking on new adventures  thanks to the country duo, the Independence Fund.
Courtesy of the Independence Fund
Antionette Lee
July 14, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A wounded Marine veteran from Reading, Pennsylvania was in for a big treat Saturday night at country music duo Florida Georgia Line's concert in Camden. Chris Kaag will be taking on new adventures and some newfound freedom thanks to the country duo and the...
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Karen Flaherty-Oxler
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Paul Kurtz
July 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The VA Medical Center in Philadelphia has broken new ground with the appointment of its first female director, who is also a retired admiral of the Navy. This is the second time around the Crescenz VA Medical Center for Karen Flaherty-Oxler. From 2001 to 2007, she...
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Justin Udo
July 03, 2019 - 3:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Fourth of July is a time meant to celebrate America's freedom, but part of the day's celebration can have a negative effect on the people who have fought for the country. For military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, the bright fireworks of the...
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Two Bradley Fighting Vehicles are parked next to the Lincoln Memorial before President Donald Trump's "Salute to America," event honoring service branches on Independence Day, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
July 03, 2019 - 7:45 am
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is marshalling tanks, bombers and other machinery of war for a Fourth of July celebration that traditionally is light on military might, while critics accused him of using America's...
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Security officials stand guard in front of Tiananmen Gate next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo
June 04, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Dissidents silenced. Security tightened. References scrubbed from the internet. China went into customary lockdown Tuesday for the 30th anniversary of the bloody military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, a telling reminder of the ruling...
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Charlie Leuzzi.
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Paul Kurtz
May 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A South Philadelphia man brought his World War II medals and memories to a party the city holds every May for centenarians. Charlie Leuzzi was a 23-year-old Army sergeant with the 8th Division stationed in Ireland when word came down that he would be part of the...
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North Korean test of military weapon systems.
Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
May 10, 2019 - 6:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korea have determined that two projectiles launched by North Korea were short-range missiles, a South Korean military official said Friday, a day after the North's second launch in five days raised jitters about an unraveling detente between the Koreas...
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Uprising soldiers stands outside La Carlota air base in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
Ariana Cubillos/AP Photo
April 30, 2019 - 8:16 am
By Scott Smith, Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early Tuesday in a bold call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro. "I...
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