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A Navy judge advocate prepares for a court-martial at the Washington Navy Yard in 2013. (AYANA PITTERSON/U.S. NAVY)

‘You're legal now, guess I need to find someone younger:’ Sailor pleads guilty to making child porn

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January 20, 2017
NORFOLK, Va. (Tribune News Service) — Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Lee Adams likes sex with young girls on camera, according to court documents.
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Trump-tapped group presents plan for sweeping VA reforms

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January 20, 2017
WASHINGTON – As Donald Trump takes the oath of office Friday, a conservative-backed group that has gained more influence since the election is renewing its effort to transfer...
A sign in the shape of the U.S. Army Ranger tab hangs above the training area at Fort Benning, Ga., in April, 2014. (AUSTIN BERNER/U.S. ARMY)
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Army 75th Ranger Regiment to get its first female

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January 20, 2017
WASHINGTON — A female soldier has become the first to pass the selection course for the exclusive Army 75th Ranger Regiment and will become the first female special operator in...
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a joint news conference with Moldovan President Igor Dodon in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (Sergei Ilnitsky/pool photo via AP)

Putin: Obama's government is working hard to undermine Trump

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January 18, 2017
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump's legitimacy with fake allegations and "...
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who now wishes to be known as Chelsea Manning, is escorted to a security vehicle outside a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., on Aug. 20, 2013. Manning will lose military health care benefits under the terms of the sentence that President Obama commuted, according to the Army. (AP)

Manning to lose transgender benefits with dishonorable discharge

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January 20, 2017
WASHINGTON (Tribune News Service) — Army Pvt.
Air Force Maj. Lindsay Andrew, 47th Flying Training Wing Inspector General inspections team member, poses for a photo on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 19, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ariel D. Partlow)
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VA approves fertility treatment for veteran couples

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January 20, 2017
WASHINGTON — Disabled veterans hoping to start a family received a boost Thursday when the Department of Veterans Affairs began covering the costs of in vitro fertilization.