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Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce

Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce

It's the first major Israeli ground offensive in Gaza in about five years.

July 17, 2014 12:57 pm Photos

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Source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine

Source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine

Vice President Joe Biden: The incident was "not an accident."

July 17, 2014 8:41 am Photos

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Fitz: Historic milestone reached: No one left to kill in Iraq

Fitz: Historic milestone reached: No one left to kill in Iraq

Baghdad (Fitzwire) -- A milestone in the middle east was reached today when it was learned there was no one left in Iraq to kill. “Everyone's dead! I was surprised there was anyone left," said Ali Kasim, as he lay dying from a gunshot wound. "Apparently we murdered every last man, woman, and…

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Fitz: Inspectors find Weapon of Mass Destruction in Iraq: Religious beliefs thought responsible for deaths of millions

Fitz: Inspectors find Weapon of Mass Destruction in Iraq: Religious beliefs thought responsible for deaths of millions

Today a team of United Nations weapons inspectors located what they believe to be weapons of mass destruction. "We were scouring a sacred site and came upon so-called holy books. It was then we realized we'd happened upon a destructive force dwarfing anything we might imagine." As the team r…

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D-Day Anniversary: Tucsonan preserves stories of Normandy invasion heroes

D-Day Anniversary: Tucsonan preserves stories of Normandy invasion heroes

Tucsonan Jeannie Tucker was stunned when she saw an old photo for sale on eBay of her father showing her and her mother a map of Omaha Beach where he landed on June 6, 1944.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Geronimo's rifle

Tucson in 100 Objects — Geronimo's rifle

When Geronimo surrendered, Tucson breathed a big sigh of relief

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Army soldier's body arrives in Tucson for burial

Army soldier's body arrives in Tucson for burial

The body of the Army soldier who died last week from wounds in an attack in Afghanistan, Command Sgt. Maj. Martin R. Barreras, arrived in Tucson this morning.

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Soldier from Tucson dies from wounds suffered in Afghanistan

Soldier from Tucson dies from wounds suffered in Afghanistan

An Army soldier from Tucson has died from wounds he suffered in an attack this month in Afghanistan, officials said today.

May 15, 2014 12:31 pm Photos

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McCain adds voice to effort to save aging A-10 fighter

Arizona’s senior senator has added his name to a growing chorus of politicians opposed to plans to ground the entire A-10 fleet.

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Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Tucsonans have good reason to be concerned over the possibility of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base losing its 83 A-10C “Warthogs” and the jobs they bring to this community.

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Michael Gerson: The costs of passivity

History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?

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Barber visits troops in Afghanistan, delivers Tucson salsa

Barber visits troops in Afghanistan, delivers Tucson salsa

Rep. Ron Barber will be back in Tucson today after spending three days in Afghanistan talking to U.S. troops.

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Raytheon wins $350 million contract for SM-3 missiles

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Co. $350 million to increase its procurement of Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles from eight to 44.

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Raymond Graap and Schuyler Hilts: Address your representative about need to get rid of nuclear arms

As members of Physicians for Social Responsibility, we want to encourage each of you to write to a member of Congress about the dangers of nuclear weapons.

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Leading by example rather than force can restore our global luster

The new year brings hope for fresh thinking in the Obama administration on foreign affairs. Prompt decisions on a few key issues could enhance our posture, improve our security and contribute to the pursuit of peace. Here are moves that should be on the agenda:

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Joel Dvoskin: Gun Violence

Joel Dvoskin: Gun Violence

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).

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Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a need to give thanks

President Abraham Lincoln issued this proclamation making Thanksgiving a national holiday 150 years ago on Oct. 3, 1863.

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Raytheon in line for $3B missile-defense contract

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.

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Seeking justice in Syria

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Dallas Morning News:

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D-M airmen receive Purple Heart medals

D-M airmen receive Purple Heart medals

Purple Hearts were awarded to three airmen Friday during a ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

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