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Baltimore Sun reporterMichael Phelps became only the second male swimmer to collect three individual gold medals in a single Olympics when he won the 200-meter individual medley yesterday. If he can follow that today with a victory over a 100-meter butterfly field headed by...
Times Staff WritersIraq's new government took legal custody of jailed former President Saddam Hussein today and moved to reinstate the death penalty after more than a year's suspension in preparation for today's arraignment of 12 past regime figures on charge of genocide...
Tags: Massacres, Lawyers, War Crimes, International Law, Hate Crimes
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersCHARIKAR, Afghanistan -- The United States launched its retaliation against terrorism Sunday, striking at the heart of Osama bin Laden's adopted nation and his Taliban supporters with a thundering attack of bombs from the air and missiles from the sea....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNavy Secretary Gordon England said Wednesday he has authorized the Marine Corps to add 2,400 troops to help form a brigade to fight terrorism in the United States and overseas. England said the increase and the new brigade are needed for a war on...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhen the Soviet Union took on Afghanistan, its troops found themselves crawling, terrified, through a vast network of mountain caves studded with knives and booby traps, pursuing moujahedeen fighters who seemed to melt into mountainsides like the night...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhen Abdullah Jan stole the Kalashnikov from the body of a Russian soldier 18 years ago, he could see it was in bad shape, dirty, battered, in need of love and care. The rifle was so neglected it had lost its power to protect the anonymous Russian...
Tags: Sociology, Taliban, Religious Conflicts, Civil Unrest, Terrorism
Chicago Tribune staff reportersThe United States gained additional support from its allies in the coalition against terrorism but lost a symbol in its efforts to undermine the ruling Taliban regime in Afghanistan, where the military campaign headed into its fourth week. Britain...
Sentinel Staff WriterAll Stacey Mastrapa wanted to do was surprise his dad for Father's Day. After three months at Fort Stewart, Ga., and 13 more months in Iraq, Mastrapa, an Army reservist who lived in Apopka, was supposed to be coming home today for the grand surprise...
Times Staff WriterMedna Bayrakova remembers the day a middle-aged woman showed up at her door and asked to speak to her 26-year-old daughter. They shut themselves in the bedroom for half an hour, and then her daughter left, saying she was walking the visitor to the bus...
Times Staff WriterThe long-awaited ground attack on suspected terrorist hide-outs in northeastern Afghanistan got underway with a gun skirmish Tuesday, as the Pentagon challenged persistent reports that the effort to flush Osama bin Laden from his rumored bunker complex in...
Sun StaffAfter days of waiting, the start didn't arrive as they expected. There was no "shock and awe," no barrage of bombs to announce to the Maryland families of Iraq-bound soldiers that their loved ones were indeed at war. But the start came nonetheless....
Chicago Tribune staff reporterFBI Director Robert Mueller voiced concern Thursday that fighters from Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida network may have slipped out of Afghanistan through Iran. Mueller also said U.S. officials still do not know the whereabouts of bin Laden. "I'm not certain...
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