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President Barack Obama pauses in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Army captain sues Obama; says he lacks authority to fight Islamic State

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May 05, 2016
WASHINGTON — An Army captain sued President Barack Obama on Wednesday, alleging that he doesn't have the proper congressional authority to wage war against Islamic State militants...
Command Sgt. Maj. Angelia Flournoy, far right, of the 8th Military Police Brigade at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, is receiving counseling for wearing hairstyles, makeup and clothing not conforming to Army regulations. Some photos show Flournoy's hair hanging over her collar, while others show her wearing high heels while in uniform. COURTESY OF U.S. ARMY
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Flournoy expresses regret for out-of-regulation issues that sparked social media uproar

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May 06, 2016
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii — A command sergeant major whose out-of-regulation hairstyles, makeup and clothing sparked a firestorm of social media criticism is receiving counseling and...
This satellite image taken April 28, 2016, shows post-launch activity of a submarine-launched ballistic missile at Sinpo South Shipyard, North Korea. (Courtesy of 38 North/Airbus Defense and Space)
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N. Korean shipyard work paves way for new class of ballistic subs

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May 05, 2016
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has made progress upgrading a shipyard that will allow it to build a new class of ballistic submarines, a Washington-based monitoring group says.
A card given out at a sexual assault awareness session in Virginia Beach, Va., in April 2013 has a phone number assault victims can call for help. SUSAN D. HENSON/U.S. NAVY

Military reports fewer sex assaults; more intervention urged

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May 06, 2016
WASHINGTON — The number of sexual assaults reported by the military dipped slightly in 2015 compared to the previous year, spurring military leaders to look for new ways to...

War in the Pacific National Historical Park Selected as a 2016 Challenge Cost Share Program Recipient

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May 05, 2016
Hagatna, Guam – Recently the National Park Service and the Outdoor Foundation announced recipients of the 2016 Challenge Cost Share Program, which supports projects that promote...
Then-Lt. Edward Lin shares his personal stories at a naturalization ceremony in 2008. U.S. NAVY
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Defense attorney: Evidence against accused Navy spy unlawfully obtained

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May 06, 2016
WASHINGTON — Defense attorneys for Navy Lt. Cmdr.