President Obama surprised outgoing Defense Secretary Robert Gates with the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the highest civilian honor the president can bestow — at a ceremony Thursday marking the Pentagon chief's last day on the job."
Homemade remote-controlled bombs, also known as improvised explosive devices or IEDs, have been one of the biggest killers of American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.At their peak, bombs were wounding 1,000 U.S. soldiers a month.
Little-Known Facts About An Infamous ListIn The BeginningThe "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" program was launched on March 14, 1950 — a joint effort between the FBI and national news media.Nobody Is THE Most WantedThe list doesn't rank fugitives in any
The scandal is widening over a U.S. law enforcement operation that lost track of guns later discovered at crime scenes on the Southwest border. The Justice Department and Republicans in Congress are trading accusations over who approved the operation.