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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/08

    Kevin Rhodes, participates in the first annual Mudquest Family Adventure at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, Texas, on Saturday.

  • In Pictures Dogs of war

    The K-9 Military Working Dog Unit at Camp Pendleton trains K-9 dogs for deployment into Iraq and Afghanistan at a specially-designed facility on base in San Diego, Calif., in 2010. There are reports that a dog was used during the mission to kill Osama bin Laden on May 1.

  • In Pictures Who was Geronimo?

    Geronimo was a Bedonkohe Apache leader of the Chiricahua Apache who received his nickname from Mexicans. His real name was Goyaałé ('One Who Yawns'). Here, Geronimo (third l.) negotiates with General George Crook (second r.) in the Cañon de los Embudos in Sonora, Mexico, in 1886.

  • In Pictures Navy SEALs in action

    In this May 20, 1991 file photo, US Navy Seals spend a lot of time in the water as part of their intense military training.

  • In Pictures Osama bin Laden death: reaction

    A flag is tethered to the WWII infantryman sculpture following the announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden at the Veterans Memorial on May 2, on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska.

  • Unseen foe for troops: sexual assault in US military

    Unseen foe for troops: sexual assault in US military

    Sexual assault poses 'intolerable' threat to US military troops, amid poor record of reporting and prosecution, a broad survey finds. Lawmakers seek better resources for victims.

  • Obama's new national security team faces major challenges

    Obama's new national security team faces major challenges

    President Obama's new national security team, headed by Leon Panetta and General David Petraeus, has a wealth of experience. But it faces major challenges, especially in Afghanistan.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/28

    Women line up to cast their vote during gubernatorial elections in Kaduna, Nigeria. Two states in Nigeria's Muslim north voted for candidates after their polls were delayed by violence that killed at least 500 last week after the oil-rich nation's presidential election.

  • In Pictures Obama's West Wing

    US Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks with village elders in the village of Tabin in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 8.

  • Kandahar Taliban escape bodes ill for Afghan fighting season

    Kandahar Taliban escape bodes ill for Afghan fighting season

    The audacious escape of nearly 500 militants from a prison in Kandahar city – under the noses of US and Afghan security forces – could help the Taliban in the summer fighting season.