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Injuries climb with more Army recruits unfit for duty

September 23, 2010 The Army is facing a weighty new challenge: would-be soldiers who arrive at basic training so out of shape that they suffer alarming numbers of stress fractures and other injuries. Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, who oversees basic training for the Army, said the nation's obesity epidemic has forced the military...

Copter crash makes this year the deadliest in Afghan war

September 21, 2010 A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan this morning killed nine NATO troops, making 2010 the deadliest year of the Afghan war and highlighting the difficult strategic choices confronting the Obama administration as it seeks a way forward there. With the crash, the Western death toll in Afghanistan through the first...

Obama's next mission: Restoring the economy

September 1, 2010 President Obama declared an end to the American combat mission in Iraq and signaled a renewed administration effort to jumpstart the moribund economy, arguing that it was time for the U.S. to focus on nation-building within its own borders rather than overseas. The president used his high-profile Oval Office address...