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Shirley Li


National Guard Pilot Was Killed in Virginia Crash

Two-day search and rescue effort involved more than 100 local, state, and federal officials and volunteers.


Fort Lee Releases Name of 33-Year-Old Female Shooter

Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker was a human resources specialist stationed at the base since December 2011.


ISIL Demands $6.6M Ransom for 26-Year-Old American Woman

ISIL also asked for the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a neuroscientist who in 2010 was convicted of trying to kill U.S. officials.


The Pentagon Gave the Ferguson Police Department Military-Grade Weapons

In 2013, "$449,309,003.71 worth of property was transferred to law enforcement," the Defense Logistics Agency says.


Army to Begin Chelsea Manning's Gender Treatment

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved the Army's recommendation to keep Manning in military custody.


Pulitzer-Prize Winning Immigration Activist Detained By Texas Border Patrol

Former journalist Jose Antonio Vargas has been detained at McAllen-Miller International Airport.