While Afghan officials are welcoming the announcement by President Barack Obama that half of America's 66,000 troops in Afghanistan will be brought home within a year, some Afghan citizens are concerned.
The North Carolina House is unanimously backing efforts to increase criminal penalties for people who disrupt a funeral or memorial service in response to an anti-gay Kansas church picketing military funerals nationwide.
Soldiers looking to get to computers to take care of everything from social media to house-hunting can find what they're looking for at any of five USO of North Carolina centers thanks to a donation from Lenovo.
A former U.S. ambassador to Mali has alleged that France paid a $17 million ransom to free hostages seized from a French mining site -- cash she said ultimately funded the al-Qaida-linked Islamist militants its troops are now fighting.
A Marine Corps survey found that about 17 percent of male Marines would likely leave the Corps if women move into combat positions. The number jumped to 22 percent if women were assigned involuntarily to those jobs, according to the survey.