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Advertisers played it safe in Super Bowl ads this year.
An Arizona lawmaker is hoping to create a virtual border.
Mesa native Matthew Goodman has advanced to the rank of colonel in the United States Army.
I’m glad to see our elected leaders in Washington have approved a plan to allow the federal government to spend money through 2014. I was particularly pleased to see that Congress has restored some money for Head Start and other investments in the health of our communities and has refused to give the Pentagon all the money that it was asking for.
Having clung to the Russians as go-to villains long after the Cold War thawed, the movies find themselves current again with their favorite arch-enemy.
Lone Survivor is based on the biographical book of the same title and tells the story of Petty Officer First Class Marcus Luttrell and three other members of Navy SEAL Team 10, who were ambushed while on a mission to capture a Taliban leader in the mountains of Afghanistan. Their day goes from bad, to worse to catastrophically FUBAR-ed, and Luttrell becomes the only survivor of the traumatic ordeal.
It’ll be a short ceremony — 30 minutes in all — but the second menorah lighting organized by the Chabad Jewish Center of Gilbert this Sunday will celebrate Chanukah while honoring a local soldier.
Everybody loves veterans. But it often isn’t easy to be a veteran.
PHOENIX — A former special military unit commander and 20 of current and former Air National Guard soldiers have been charged with defrauding the government.
Santa Ana, Calif. - A woman charged with killing her 13-year-old autistic son and 9-year-old daughter in the midst of a custody dispute asked a judge for the death penalty Tuesday during her first court appearance since her arrest.
President Obama’s decision to defer to Congress the decision about whether to slap around Syria was a pure political masterstroke.
Every time I hear Sen. John McCain talking about border security I picture him strolling along the
After spending a few years as a reporter and bartender, Kathleen Madigan dove into comedy and has found consistent work as a comedienne for 25 years. She’s made frequent appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late Show with David Letterman,” and “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” and earned multiple accolades and much praise for her routines.
U.S. Army Specialist Phillip Martin has called Mesa home for much of his life. Now after returning from service in Afghanistan, Martin will have a new home – literally – thanks to Pulte Homes and Operation Finally Home.
Local veterans are responding to the potential U.S. involvement in Syria.
This week’s 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s March on Washington is being observed with marches, speeches, and speculation on what causes Dr. King would embrace today.
Bruce Turner accepts what fate handed him, but he ponders not on how life ought to be.
America hasn’t “won” a war since 1945. Korean War cost a billion dollars and didn’t change a thing. 36,574 Americans died and 103,284 were wounded. During the 1967 Israel/Arab War, 34 American Sailors were killed and 171 wounded by the Israel Air Force.
How could the Obama administration even considered for one minute arming the Syrian rebels?
When Osama bin Laden was assassinated, it felt like the War on Terror’s big climax. The enemy was defeated, America rejoiced, and a bright new day was born. Two years later, troops are still in the Middle East, lives are still being lost, and undisclosed wars are still taking place right under our noses. It’s a war without an end. That’s one of the many sad truths explored in “Dirty Wars,” a documentary that’s significant, admirable, and occasionally shocking, although never really profound.
Staggeringly implausible, cartoonishly comical, Roland Emmerich's "White House Down" is refreshingly dumb.
Early in President’s Obama’s presidency some critiques of the president were claiming he was traveling around the world on what they called an “apology tour,” but nothing can be farther from the truth. Looking back, yes, President Obama seemed to be uneasy when meeting some world leaders, but no one can deny the fact that his presidency has taken on our foes with a precise and deadly intensity.