These Afghan and Iraqi interpreters faced ‘life-threatening delays’ for their US visas. They sued the Trump administration and won

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Radio Free Europe / Radio Free Liberty When Sakhidad started working as a translator for the U.S. military in Afghanistan at the age of 19, he hoped his “faithful and valuable” service would earn him a special U.S. immigrant visa and eventual U.S. citizenship. In 2011, after two […]

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The first combat wounded veteran to get a penis transplant shares his story: ‘It was one of the best decisions I ever made’

The first military veteran to ever receive a penis transplant — and only the fourth in the world to undergo such a procedure — recently shared his story with MIT’s Technology Review. The Oct. 14 article by Technology Review’s Andrew Zaleski includes an interview with a combat-wounded Navy Corpsman — identified only as “Ray” in […]

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NTSB releases preliminary report on cause of fatal B-17 plane crash at Bradley International Airport

The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary report into the fatal crash of a B-17 bomber crash in Connecticut earlier this month. Shortly after takeoff at 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, the pilot of the vintage WWII-era plane signaled to air traffic control at Bradley International Airport that he sought to land. The […]

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The greatest movie about Green Berets in Vietnam is coming to Disney’s new streaming service

While America’s forever wars continue to rage abroad, the streaming wars are starting to heat up at home. On Monday, the Walt Disney Company announced that its brand-new online streaming service, aptly titled Disney+, will launch an all-out assault on eyeballs around the world starting on November 12th with an arsenal of your favorite content. […]

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US officials reportedly considered pulling nuclear weapons out of Turkey, effectively ending the US-Turkey alliance

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider. On Monday, The New York Times reported that U.S. officials were considering plans to move the U.S. nuclear arsenal from Inçirlik Air Base in Turkey. This move would be likely to further deteriorate the tense relationship between the U.S. and Turkey, which has rapidly devolved as […]

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